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HSBC is to provide funding of more than £12 million over five years to help more than 200 bright students attend leading schools and universities in England. HSBC's Scholarship Programme is designed to support education for students who have strong academic potential but come from disadvantaged areas and backgrounds.


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HSBC today (24th Nov 2011) launches its first ever sub 4% interest rate for mortgage borrowers with a 10% deposit – a 3.84% two-year discount deal with no fee to pay. During 2011 HSBC has continuously helped first time buyers, and those looking to move on...


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The 360,000* first-time buyers who bought a property in 2007 are likely to be trapped in their first homes reveals new research from HSBC. First-time buyer house prices have fallen 7% on average over this period, eroding the equity these first...


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Cost of a third bedroom is 1.6 times income in UK London is least affordable place to have baby number two Yorkshire is most affordable - costing 5 times less than the Capital New research from HSBC reveals the additional cost of housing a second child in the UK is £59,500, with the average 3 bedroom property costing...


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Highlights for the nine months ended 30 September 2011 * Reported profit before tax (‘PBT') for the third quarter of 2011 (‘3Q11') was US$7.2bn, up US$3.6bn on 3Q10, and for the nine months ended 30 September 2011 (‘the nine months') was US$18.6bn...


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First exhibition of Chinnery's work in Britain for over 50 years to include loan from HSBC's corporate art collection HSBC today announced its sponsorship of Asia House's forthcoming exhibition The Flamboyant Mr Chinnery (1774-1852) An English Artist in India and China...


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British women are confident in taking control of the household purse, but their pre-occupation with it is distracting them from their longer term financial planning, HSBC reveals today.


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Half of Britain's families are putting themselves at risk by failing to take steps to safeguard their financial future. A survey by HSBC reveals that 52% of parents with dependent children have no financial plan in place, leaving their families exposed to changes in circumstances such as ill health...


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Peter Dockar, Head of Mortgages at HSBC, said: 'This is not the first time the issue of longer-term fixed rates has been raised - the Miles report in 2004 made similar recommendations. 'In our experience there is limited consumer demand for mortgages fixed for their term. We periodically offer ten year fixed products...


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** UK last experienced five per cent inflation in 1984, 1988 and 1991 ** Today's savers hold 3x more  savings than 1991, yet earn a third of the income In 1984, '88 and '91 savers earned double the rate of inflation, today on average they receive just a fifth Mortgage borrowers hold 4x the debt of 1991 borrowers...


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