EX-13.1 5 d497865dex131.htm EXHIBIT 13.1 Exhibit 13.1

Exhibit 13.1

Annual Certification

Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Pursuant to section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (subsections (a) and (b) of Section 1350, Chapter 63 of Title 18, United States Code), each of the undersigned officers of HSBC Holdings plc (the “Company”), does hereby certify, to such officer’s knowledge, that:

The Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2012 of the Company fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and information contained in the Form 20-F fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.


  Dated: 4 March 2013   

/s/ Stuart T Gulliver

     Stuart T Gulliver, Group Chief Executive
  Dated: 4 March 2013   

/s/ Iain J Mackay

     Iain J Mackay, Group Finance Director