Standard Chartered has unveiled sweeping changes in its boardroom following reports of discord at the top of the FTSE 100 bank.
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Monday 16 December 2013
Finance director Richard Meddings is set to hand over responsibility for risk to chief executive Peter Sands
Saturday 07 December 2013
After a decade of growth, tough times in the bank’s key markets have led to dissent
Thursday 05 December 2013
Here’s a Westminster fashion tip: hard hats and dayglo jackets will be so 2014. Ministers will be dressing up like that bloke out of the Village People on a near weekly basis for their photocalls as the Coalition plugs its infrastructure spending plan investments.
Thursday 05 December 2013
Outlook How long will the current boardroom structure remain at Standard Chartered?
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Shares of Standard Chartered plummeted in early trading after the bank warned 2013 could see its first profit fall in a decade.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
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Saturday 31 August 2013
The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund Temasek planted its flag in London in dramatic style yesterday, paying the highest rents in six years for a new European headquarters in St James's.
Monday 26 August 2013
The finance bosses of the country’s biggest firms have claimed that they “don’t understand” the Competition Commission’s hard-hitting proposals to reform the audit market, which is dominated by just four accountants.
Saturday 24 August 2013
Standard Chartered looks set to dump KPMG as its auditor after four decades of checking the bank’s books, as the seemingly cosy relationship between big business and their accountants is smashed in the wake of the financial crisis.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Outlook Standard Chartered is a strong bank because it is well capitalised and generates most of its revenues in fast-growing Asian markets. That's what we're constantly told. But yesterday's half-yearly update should perhaps prompt us to look more closely at some of that conventional wisdom.
Thursday 20 June 2013
The scale of the challenge facing policymakers to return Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland to private ownership became clearer today as the banking industry was told to raise another £13.4 billion.
Saturday 15 June 2013
Royal Bank of Scotland was yesterday among 20 banks punished by Singapore's central bank for trying to manipulate benchmark borrowing and currency rates.
Labour plans a white-collar crime blitz to tackle financial mis-selling and fraud - with fines based on turnover
Tuesday 11 June 2013
UK banks and businesses could face multimillion pound fines for defrauding their customers in a crackdown on white-collar crime to be announced by Labour.
Saturday 18 May 2013
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Should you be standing with Standard Chartered after last week's less than stellar trading update? The market tells its own story. The shares have been on the skids since it was issued. In fact they've been trending down for a while.
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