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And don't miss Lionel Laurent on HSBC's new skipper: "Some might grumble that a continuity candidate is a missed opportunity for a bank whose adjusted profits have fallen more than one-third since 2013. The shares barely budged on Monday. Flint is an HSBC lifer with decades of top roles in asset management, group strategy and retail banking. But the bank's growth outlook is improving, the world economy is recovering and regulation is steadying. More of the same -- issuing more loans, cutting costs and returning cash to investors -- might not be so bad."
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