HSBC is working to take advantage of what executives believe is a three-year headstart on international rivals because of its majority control, which it gained by virtue of rules favouring Hong Kong businesses.
The bank had around 86,000 staff at the end of June, up from about 84,000 in 2015.
Australian Super, which has $8 billion invested in the big four banks and Macquarie, is likely to vote against the remuneration reports of Westpac, NAB and ANZ, but is yet to make a final decision.
The opening of the centre was another significant step towards improving ease of doing business between Nigeria and China, coming after the signing of the bilateral currency swap agreement between the two countries earlier in the year.
CICC and HBL have access to heads of leading companies, governments, regulators and other stakeholders which will ensure swift and seamless transaction execution.
Haitong's London operation, formed three years ago, has struggled to establish a sustainable business