27/02/2012. TODAY PHOTO...An HSBC customer uses a secure key device to access their online banking...HSBC's annual profits rose 15% to £13.8bn in what it called a year of "major progress"...The bank is the biggest in Europe and makes about 90% of its profits outside the UK...HSBC's UK profits were 17.2% higher than last year at £1.5bn....All Right Reserved - F Stop Press. www.fstoppress.com. Tel: +44 (0)1335 300098.Copyrighted Image. Fees charged will reflect previously agreed terms or space rates for individual publications, states or country.