The chairman of Standard Chartered has said the bank will review its involvement in a controversial Australian coal mine that critics say threatens the Great Barrier Reef and will blow a hole in the global carbon budget.
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.
Barclays is on track to make money from its cash-equity broking unit in the Asia-Pacific region by 2016, seven years after it started the business.
So much for Katherine the Great.
Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered said the location of its headquarters is under constant review and a big increase in a tax on banks in Britain meant it was watching the situation closely.
Standard Chartered has warned shareholders it will face a $540m (£485m) bill to pay George Osborne’s bank levy this year as it reported a sharp downturn in profits in the first three months of 2015.
Standard Chartered missed analysts’ first-quarter profit estimates, with all but one division reporting lower earnings in the period.
Standard Chartered has announced the appointment of Sir Iain Lobban, former Director of the UK security and intelligence organisation GCHQ, as a member of and senior advisor to its Board Financial Crime Risk Committee.
An FA Cup defeat on the big stage followed by stories about new contracts and sponsorship has a few cynics talking.
Liverpool Football Club and Standard Chartered Bank are pleased to announce a three year extension to their main sponsor agreement, taking the Bank's partnership with the Club through to the end of the 2018/19 season.
HSBC is among global banks facing pressure to exit underperforming businesses in emerging markets nations from Brazil and Mexico to South Korea, creating opportunities for local banks to assert control of their home turf, analysts at UBS Securities said on Monday.
Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters, on his first day in the job, pledged to eliminate 'waste and excess' at the bank, while boosting capital.
Peter Heidinger, the former Standard Chartered banker who was scheduled to join Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is instead taking a senior position with Bank of Nova Scotia.
The cost of compensating customers, paying fines and legal bills for the world’s biggest banks has increased to £200bn, according to research to be published on Monday.