Why Did HSBC's Profit Fall in the First Half?

Aug. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Hang Seng Bank, the Hong Kong lender controlled by HSBC Holdings Plc, reported lower first-half profit because of an accounting change and reduced gains from property valuations. Bloomberg's Francis Chan explains what's behind the profit drop on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
Aetna to Buy Humana for $37 Billion
19:19 - Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua and Manus Cranny report on today's "Top Headlines." They speak on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)
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