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A man talking on a mobile phone walks past a HSBC branch office in Mexico City, in this file picture taken July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/Files

A man talking on a mobile phone walks past a HSBC branch office in Mexico City, in this file picture taken July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/Files

A man talking on a mobile phone walks past a HSBC branch office in Mexico City, in this file picture taken July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/Files
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Tourists pass an HSBC bank in central London, May 8, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Tourists pass an HSBC bank in central London, May 8, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Tourists pass an HSBC bank in central London, May 8, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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