LONDON Jan 10 HSBC said its $9.4
billion deal to sell its stake in Chinese insurer Ping An
remains on track, and it is not aware of any new
information related to the deal that needs to be disclosed.
After media reports that the sale had run into trouble, HSBC
said in a brief statement it "is not aware of any information
which must be announced to avoid a false market in HSBC's
securities or of any inside information that needs to be
Thailand's CP Group agreed to buy HSBC's 15.6 percent stake
in Ping An on Dec. 5, backed by state-run China Development
Bank. HSBC said on the basis of its inquiries,
the information related to the deal remains accurate.