FORM 6-K
 
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
 
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
 
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
 
Pursuant to Rule 13a - 16 or 15d - 16 of
 
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
 
For the month of November
 
HSBC Holdings plc
 
42nd Floor, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ, England
 
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F).
 
Form 20-F X Form 40-F  
 
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934).
 
Yes  No X
 
(If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-   ).
 
 
 
 
 
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
PUBLICATION OF BASE PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT
 
The following base prospectus supplement has been approved by the UK Listing Authority:
 
Base Prospectus Supplement dated 31 October 2017 to the Base Prospectus dated 14 March 2017 for the Debt Issuance Programme of HSBC Holdings plc.
 
To view the full document, please paste the following URL into the address bar of your browser:
www.hsbc.com/investor-relations/fixed-income-investors/issuance-programmes
 
A copy of this document has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for viewing at: http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.
 
 
 
Media enquiries to:
 
Gillian James                 +44 (0) 20 7992 0516             gillian.james@hsbcib.com
 
Note to editors:
 
The HSBC Group
 
HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. The Group serves customers worldwide from around 3,900 offices in 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,526bn at 30 September 2017, HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations.
 
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SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
HSBC Holdings plc
 
 
 
 
By:
 
 
Name: Ben J S Mathews
 
 
Title: Group Company Secretary
 
 
 
 
Date: 02 November 2017