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HSBC Markets Desk

Make the call to connect yourself to exclusive foreign exchange and investment opportunities

Foreign Exchange and Investment Opportunities

HSBC Markets Desk is an exclusive service dedicated to supporting you in the markets and connecting you to foreign exchange and investment opportunities usually limited to institutional investors.

  • Multi-lingual markets expertise

    Connect with someone who speaks your language and understands your foreign exchange and investment needs.

  • Competitive live market pricing

    HSBC Markets Desk allows you to trade foreign exchange1 and bonds2 at live market prices with ease and efficiency over the phone.

  • Exclusive investment opportunities

    HSBC Markets Desk can connect you to investment opportunities in local and foreign currency investment grade bonds.

Contact us

By phone

Speak with a Markets specialist now

1300 753 892

By email

Email us with your questions

FX Order Watch

FX Order Watch1 allows you to set a target exchange rate to automatically exchange your foreign currency when the price you have set is met, taking advantage of exchange rate movements anytime and anywhere they occur.

FX Order Watch is available exclusively through the Markets Desk if you have A$250,000 or more to trade.

Investment Opportunities

HSBC offers investment grade bonds in AUD, USD, GBP, HKD, and more, with terms of 12 months to 10 years to suit your investment needs.

Bonds are available for direct purchase exclusively through the Markets Desk to individuals who are 'wholesale clients' or 'sophisticated investors'2

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Other fees and charges may apply. See our Personal Banking Booklet (PDF, 1.50 MB). This advertisement provides general advice only and doesn't take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Consider the Transaction and Savings Accounts Terms (PDF, 1.10 MB) and Financial Services Guide (PDF, 906 KB) before acquiring this product, available by calling 1300 308 008, at your local branch or Issued by HSBC Bank Australia Limited ABN 48 006 434 162. AFSL 232595.

1 Minimum Markets Desk foreign exchange trade of A$50,000 and minimum FX Order Watch of A$250,000 (or foreign currency equivalent) as accepted by the Bank. Funds must be available, customer must have an HSBC Multi Currency Account or HSBC Foreign Currency Flexi Saver Account for settlement. Applies to first party transfers only. Markets Desk operates 9am - 5pm AEST (excluding public holidays). Orders for FX Order Watch must be placed through the Markets Desk during these times and orders will expire a maximum of 30 days from placement of order. The bank will check your order against the exchange rate the bank quotes for a standard transaction and is not obligated to check your order against the interbank market prices.

2 Call HSBC Markets Desk on 1300 753 892 to speak with a Fixed Income Specialist for further information and to confirm availability of bonds. This document is intended for ‘Wholesale Clients’ only as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 and does not constitute an offer for sale. It may not be used or relied upon by anyone else. HSBC offers bonds on an Execution Only basis. Any information provided is general in nature only and does not take into account your personal needs and objectives. Further information on the risks associated with investments in bonds and the associated terms and conditions are contained within the Bonds Investment Information and Application Form. Please read this document carefully.