Shares of HSBC (HBC) dipped more than 3% in London on speculation it could need to raise up to...

|About: HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of HSBC (HBC) dipped more than 3% in London on speculation it could need to raise up to $14B to cover the declining value of its U.S. and U.K. loan books. Collins Stewart is skeptical the "very cashflow generative" firm would need money, and calls shares "a relatively safe place to be."