HSBC (HBC): Q3 pretax profit +125% to $5B vs estimates of $5.6B. Underlying revenue +20% to...

|About: HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC)|By:, SA News Editor
HSBC (HBC): Q3 pretax profit +125% to $5B vs estimates of $5.6B. Underlying revenue +20% to $16.13B. Takes provision of $800M to cover a potential U.S. fine for problems with its anti-money laundering controls - adding to $700M set aside in July - and $353M charge for mis-selling in the U.K., mainly of payment protection insurance. (PR)