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Standard Chartered profits dive 46%

Standard Chartered Shanghai Towers at night

Standard Chartered's share price has jumped even as it reported a 46 per cent fall in profits and said it was not yet ready to reinstate interim an interim dividend.



Jeremy Corbyn Black and White

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Receiving his “frothy coffee” in Pontypridd’s Prince’s cafe, Owen Smith stopped mid-sentence to express some amusement. “I tell you it is the first time I have ever been given little biscuits and a posh cup in here,” Smith said, looking up at the owner David Gamberini, as his order was placed on the table. “Seriously, I would have a mug normally,” the MP added, examining the refreshments in front of him.