Even as it puts together a £12.5B rights offering, HSBC (HBC) keeps its eyes open for lucrative...

|About: Bank of America Corpora... (BAC)|By:, SA News Editor

Even as it puts together a £12.5B rights offering, HSBC (HBC) keeps its eyes open for lucrative opportunities, particularly in Asia/emerging markets. Having declined government aid, HSBC - unlike rivals RBS, C, BAC etc. - is under no pressure to boost its lending.