INTERIM DIVIDEND FOR THE 2021 HALF YEAR
On 2 August 2021, the Directors of HSBC Holdings plc announced an interim dividend for the 2021 half year of US$0.07 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable on 30 September 2021 to holders of record on 20 August 2021 on the Principal Register in the United Kingdom, the Hong Kong Overseas Branch Register or the Bermuda Overseas Branch Register. The dividend is payable in cash in United States dollars, sterling or Hong Kong dollars, or a combination of these currencies.
Dividends payable in cash in Hong Kong dollars or sterling were converted from United States dollars at the forward exchange rates quoted by HSBC Bank plc in London at or about 11.00 am on 20 September 2021 (US$1=HK$7.786810 and £1=US$1.367109). Accordingly, the cash dividend payable on 30 September 2021 will be:
US$0.07 per share;
approximately HK$0.545077 per share; or
approximately £0.051203 per share.
For holders of American Depositary Shares ('ADSs'), each of which represents five ordinary shares, the cash dividend payable will be US$0.35 per ADS. It will be paid on 30 September 2021.
For and on behalf of
HSBC Holdings plc
Group Company Secretary and Chief Governance Officer