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.

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Standard Chartered's cop-out on bonuses

Standard Chartered Shanghai Towers

Mystery number one at Standard Chartered is why chief executive Peter Sands was awarded a bonus in the first place. Sands, in common with all executives apart from new-ish finance director Andy Halford, has waived his award to “show leadership”.



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Standard Chartered could be stressed

The Bank of England will this week reveal a tougher set of stress tests for the nation’s banks that could put Standard Chartered under pressure to raise capital and place more lenders under scrutiny.