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BRIEF-HSBC Holdings Posts Q1 Reported Profit Before Tax Of $6,213 Mln

May 3 (Reuters) - Hsbc Holdings Plc:

* Q1 REPORTED PROFIT AFTER TAX UP 31% TO $4.9BN.

* ANNOUNCES FIRST INTERIM DIVIDEND OF $ $0.10 PER SHARE

* WILL ANNOUNCE DECISION ON 2019 SHARE BUYBACKS AT HALF-YEAR

* Q1 NET INTEREST MARGIN 1.59 PERCENT VERSUS 1.67 PERCENT A YEAR AGO

* Q1 NET INTEREST INCOME $7,468 MILLION VERSUS $7,456 MILLION A YEAR AGO

* Q1 ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX $6,350 MILLION VERSUS $5,800 MILLION

* Q1 REPORTED REVENUE UP 5%

* Q1 ADJUSTED REVENUE UP 9%

* AS AT MARCH-END COMMON EQUITY TIER 1 RATIO 14.3 % VERSUS 14% AS AT DEC 31 2018

* Q1 REPORTED OPERATING EXPENSES DOWN 12%

* Q1 REPORTED REVENUE $14,428 MILLION VERSUS $13,710 MILLION

* Q1 ADJUSTED REVENUE $14,406 MILLION VERSUS $13,196 MILLION

* Q1 REPORTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX $6,213 MILLION VERSUS $4,755 MILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: