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Standard Chartered has unveiled sweeping changes in its boardroom following reports of discord at the top of the FTSE 100 bank.

Standard Chartered blames QE as it signals profits fall

Emerging-markets bank Standard Chartered shocked investors today with news that profits for the first three months of the year were "slightly down" on a year ago.

Women still have it difficult in business according to the annual Robert Half CEO tracker, which stated that the average chief executive of a leading British company remains a 53-year-old male

Women still find it hard to smash glass ceiling

Average chief executive is still a fiftysomething man as women struggle to get on boards

Standard Chartered says sorry over sanctions gaffe

The chairman of banking giant Standard Chartered, Sir John Peace, was today forced to make a grovelling  apology for remarks he made this month which suggested the bank  had not deliberately broken United States sanctions.

Peter Sands gets $3.15m as Standard Chartered bosses’ bonuses are hit after US fine for breaching Iran sanctions

Top brass at Standard Chartered have had their bonuses cut by 10% despite the bank recording its 10th successive year of record profits after it was fined $667 million (£443 million) last year for breaching United States sanctions against Iran.

Liverpool's Steven Gerrrard and Martin Skrtel promote the club's Seeing is Believing campaign

Liverpool promote global blindness charity for game against West Brom

Shirt sponsor change part of fundraising campaign

Investment Insider: Where does a plummeting pound leave investors?

There is a race to the bottom when it comes to global currencies. Economies facing stagnation are looking to weaken their currencies to boost exports. But when every man and his dog are at it too, then the game plan can fall apart.

Market Report: Deutsche gives nod to embattled banks

Britain's banks have had a torrid time of late – and deservedly so. Money-laundering, mis-selling and excessive bonuses are just some of the issues that have eroded investor confidence in a sector, that has been up against the wall since 2007.

David Buik: Despite the bile and hatred, bank shares are rising

Midweek View: It is essential... Osborne does not surrender one inch of sovereignty over bank regulation to the EU

Editorial: Has bank culture really changed?

Between HSBC's record $1.9bn fine today and Standard Chartered's $327m penalty the day before, it has been a week of hard lessons for Britain's banks. Or has it?

British banks close to settling US money-laundering charges

Two of Europe's largest banks are close to handing over a total of more than $2 billion to resolve allegations that they flouted US anti-money-laundering laws, according to officials and people familiar with the matter.

UK banks face $2.5bn fines over sanctions and money laundering

Two British banks will pay fines totalling nearly $2.5bn (£1.6bn) to United States regulators over money laundering and sanctions busting, it emerged today.

Bumi lender quits Standard Chartered

A leading Standard Chartered banker involved in making a $1bn (£620m) loan to the Indonesian chairman of the London-listed miner Bumi has quit after the bank struggled to get other lenders on board.

West Ham played without a sponsor when holiday firm XL folded

Controversial, strange and embarrassing shirt sponsorship deals

Following the announcement that Newcastle United have agreed a sponsorship deal with loans company wonga.com, we take a look at other shirt deals that raised eyebrows.

Standard Chartered row with top shareholder

Standard Chartered is in dispute with its largest shareholder, Temasek, over the structure of the bank's board, raising fresh speculation that the Singapore investment house may look to offload its stake.

Wall Street hits a four-year high amid hopes central banks will boost economies

Shares on Wall Street jumped to their highest level in four years yesterday, as hopes that central banks around the world would soon take action to stimulate their economies continued to propel US stock markets upwards.

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