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  • Europe shares close down over US taper fears Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Tuesday after renewed fears in the U.S. that the Federal Reserve might start tapering its massive stimulus program in September.

  • Is Standard Chartered under pressure?     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 1:40 AM ET

    Helia Ebrahimi, UK business editor at CNBC tells CNBC that Standard Chartered could be affected by the drop in emerging market growth.

  • What to expect from HSBC earnings     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 12:24 AM ET

    Stuart Leckie, Chairman of Stirling Finance in Hong Kong says focus will be on cost cutting for HSBC.

  • Hong Kong banks: To HSBC or not to HSBC?     Sunday, 4 Aug 2013 | 9:34 PM ET

    Ismael Pili, Head of Financials Research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, compares HSBC and Standard Chartered ahead of the banks' earnings reports.

  • Barclays cash call may be bad omen for UK banks Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 12:46 PM ET
    The Canary Wharf business district in London.

    Barclays' cash call, aimed at boosting its capital strength and meeting another hefty mis-selling charge, could bode ill for other U.K. banks such as Lloyds, analysts said.

  • NY Regulator Cracks Down on Sanctions Violations Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.

  • UBS to Exit Banking Business in India: Source Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Swiss bank UBS will surrender its Indian banking license and close its banking unit, covering fixed income, forex operations and credit services, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

  • UK Watchdog Details Bank Capital Shortfalls Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 3:10 AM ET
    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Andrew Bailey, the Chief Executive of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)

    The banking watchdog said the aggregate capital shortfall at five major U.K. banks at the end of 2012 was 27.1 billion pounds, slightly higher than its 25 billion initial estimate in March this year.

  • Singapore Punishes 20 Banks for Rigging Rates Saturday, 15 Jun 2013 | 4:38 AM ET
    Monetary Authority of Singapore

    Singapore's central bank censured a record 20 banks on Friday after it found more than 100 traders in the city state tried to rig key borrowing and currency rates.

  • Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director and CEO for Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, talks about plans for growth in Myanmar, a country where 70% of the population is living in rural areas.

  • Africa Has Greater Potential Than India: StanChart Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 4:52 AM ET

    Standard Chartered remains committed to expanding its presence in Africa, the firm's executive director told CNBC.

  • HSBC Could Cut 14,000 More Jobs In War on Costs Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 12:33 AM ET

    HSBC will redouble cost-cutting efforts, including axing up to 14,000 more jobs globally, as it seeks to drive earnings and dividend growth in the face of muted revenue.

  • Europe Shares Close Lower After Last Week's Highs Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday, having pared losses after retail sales data in the U.S. came in better-than-expected. However, shares remained near the five-year highs hit in last week's global rally.

  • Carson Block: Why We Are Betting Against StanChart Monday, 13 May 2013 | 1:41 AM ET

    Standard Chartered's asset quality is deteriorating and investors are miscalculating risk in the loan book of the British lender, according to Carson Block, founder of U.S.-based short seller Muddy Waters.

  • Carson Block, Founder of Muddy Waters Research, discusses why he believes the market is underestimating the risk in Standard Chartered's loan book.

  • Stanchart Profit Falls on Increased Cost Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:39 AM ET

    Standard Chartered said on Wednesday its first quarter operating profit was likely to be slightly lower than a year ago as an increase in hiring, and wages, pushed up costs.

  • Thai Tycoon in Biggest Asian M&A Deal of Year Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Dhanin Chearavanont, billionaire and chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Co.

    Thailand's richest man bid $6.6 billion to buy cash-and-carry wholesaler Siam Makro from Dutch firm SHV Holdings, the biggest Asia-Pacific M&A deal this year.

  • Powerful 'Wall St. Shadow Regulators' Under Scrutiny Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Eugene A. Ludwig, center, founded Promontory Financial after serving as President Bill Clinton’s comptroller of the currency.

    The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to examine whether regulators inappropriately "outsource" oversight to consultants that are paid billions of dollars by the banks. The NY Times reports.

  • Cyprus a Sign World Is 'Not Better': StanChart CEO Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 12:31 AM ET

    The Cyprus bailout chaos serves as a stark reminder that fundamental issues in the world economy are not yet fixed, said CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Peter Sands.

  • Cyprus Crisis Reaffirms Euro Zone Risk: StanChart     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    As investors monitor the situation in Cyprus, CNBC's Christine Tan spoke to Peter Sands, CEO of Standard Chartered about his views on the crisis in the Mediterranean.