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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Wednesday 08 May 2013
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.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Average chief executive is still a fiftysomething man as women struggle to get on boards
Thursday 21 March 2013
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
Tuesday 05 March 2013
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.
Monday 11 February 2013
Shirt sponsor change part of fundraising campaign
Sunday 27 January 2013
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.
Thursday 13 December 2012
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.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Tuesday 11 December 2012
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?
Friday 07 December 2012
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.
Thursday 06 December 2012
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.
Thursday 18 October 2012
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.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
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.
Friday 05 October 2012
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.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
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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