Questions and answers

Does HSBC trade internationally?

Does HSBC trade internationally?

We offer import and export businesses access to guarantees, global payments, trade finance and foreign exchange services, as well as providing expert assistance to help you gain from international opportunities.

Does HSBC charge for international transfers?

HSBC charge a flat fee of £4 for international transfers done online or if you use a branch or telephone banking, the fee is £9. There is no fee if you transfer money to another HSBC account. It’s fairly standard these days to charge a lower fee for online transfers compared to using a branch or telephone banking.

Can you deposit foreign currency into HSBC UK?

You can receive electronic payments or cheques, but cash deposits are not accepted on the HSBC Currency Account. We don’t charge for electronic payments you receive from non-HSBC accounts. We can “negotiate” or “collect” foreign cheques to be paid into your account.

Can you buy stocks in foreign currency?

The most popular way to invest in currencies is by trading currencies in the forex, but investors can buy ETFs, invest in corporations, and others. Like all investments, investing in currencies involves risk, especially during volatile economic times.

Can I use my HSBC account in another country?

You can rely on HSBC wherever you travel. While traveling internationally, you will have the peace of mind of knowing that the HSBC Group’s ATMs and branch locations offer personal financial services in many countries. Emergency financial support is also available worldwide.

What is HSBC International account?

With an overseas account you can manage your accounts and bank seamlessly internationally: Open an account for free before arriving at your destination. Make instant global money transfers between eligible HSBC accounts. Enjoy the same HSBC Jade and HSBC Premier privileges in eligible countries/regions.

How much do HSBC UK charge for international transfers?

Costs for sending money outside the UK

Payment type Online Postal
HSBC to HSBC £0 £17
Euros outside the EEA or any other currency outside the UK or any foreign currency (other than euros) in the UK £4 £17
Euros within the EEA £0 £17

How long does an international bank transfer take HSBC?

It normally takes up to 4 working days for an international transfer with HSBC to complete. It’s possible to take longer if security checks are needed to validate the payment.

How long does a bank transfer take HSBC UK?

For HSBC customers, payments within the European Economic Area (EEA) will normally be credited the next working day and all other payments will normally take up to 4 working days.

What is HSBC UK Swift code?


Is it smart to invest in foreign currency?

Both short-term and long-term trading of foreign currency can be profitable. Many hold on to multiple foreign currencies in order to preserve their wealth in case of a national emergency or sudden currency devaluation, investing in their future as well as for financial trades.

What foreign currency should I invest in 2020?

For that, the best currency to invest in spring 2020 would be the British pound, with the GBP/USD and EUR/GBP being the pairs of many’s choice.

How does HSBC do share trading in Australia?

HSBC Online Share Trading is a service provided by Third Party Platform Pty Ltd (“TPP”) ABN 74 121 227 905 AFSL No. 314341, a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Bell Financial Group Ltd (ASX:BFG), at the request of HSBC Bank Australia Limited ABN 48 006 434 162 AFSL 232595 (“HSBC”).

What kind of currency do you use at HSBC?

HSBC offers online access to 19 foreign currencies, including all major currencies – Australian dollars, US dollars, Hong Kong dollars, Great British Pound Sterling, Chinese Renimbi (CNY), New Zealand dollars, Singapore dollars, Japanese Yen, Canadian dollars and Euro. Additional currencies are available from HSBC branches.

How to trade shares online with HSBC Expat?

Sharedealing | Trade Shares Online – HSBC Expat Explore a convenient, cost-effective and secure way of buying and selling shares online through the HSBC InvestDirect International sharedealing service.

How can I trade bonds with HSBC online?

You can now trade bonds via HSBC Internet Banking. Our one-stop online platform offers bond IPO subscription and secondary market trading services. If you already have an HSBC Investment Services/Securities account, you can simply log on and execute your bond order with us.