With a banking heritage spanning more than 150 years, Standard Chartered has developed extensive global reach and a strong position in emerging markets and new trade corridors.


The spectre over HSBC

HSBC Canary Wharf

It was an everyday kind of quarter for HSBC: superficially healthy earnings were undermined by a $1.6bn charge to cover a long list of fines, provisions and compensation bills.

Board of Standard Chartered backs CEO and chairman

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The board of Standard Chartered last night issued a statement backing its chief executive and chairman ahead of a board meeting in Singapore on Tuesday that comes in the wake of last week’s profits warning and a new investigation by US regulators.