21 September 2016
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
SECOND INTERIM DIVIDEND FOR 2016
The Directors of HSBC Holdings plc (the "Company") have declared the second interim dividend for 2016 of US$0.10 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable on 28 September 2016 to holders of record on 12 August 2016 on the Principal Register in the United Kingdom or the Hong Kong Overseas Branch Register or the Bermuda Overseas Branch Register.
139,914,936 ordinary shares of US$0.50 each have been allotted by the Company to those shareholders who elected to receive the scrip dividend alternative.
The shares will be issued on 28 September 2016 and will rank pari passu with the existing issued ordinary shares of the Company. Application will be made to the Financial Conduct Authority for the shares to be admitted to the Official List and to the London Stock Exchange for the shares to be admitted to trading.
Dealings are expected to commence on 28 September 2016.
For and on behalf of
HSBC Holdings plc
Ben J S Mathews
Group Company Secretary
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