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  • 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.

  • Japan, Australia Stocks Hit 4-1/2 Year High Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Asian shares hit fresh highs on Wednesday, extending the previous day's rally after a record close for the Dow Jones stock index on upbeat U.S. economic news gave risk appetite a further boost.

  • StanChart Asia CEO: Focus on Banker Bonuses 'Unfair' Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:31 PM ET

    Fresh regulations on banker bonuses is a risk for Standard Chartered, warned CEO of the bank's Asia division, Jaspal Bindra, who said an unfair amount of attention has been paid to the issue.

  • Jaspal Bindra, Asia CEO at Standard Chartered, tells CNBC how the bank managed to post a $6 billion profit despite being hit by a whopping $667 million fine for violating U.S sanctions.

  • European Shares at Multi-Year Highs on Stimulus Hopes Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 12:06 PM ET

    Europe's top equity indexes bounced up to multi-year highs on Tuesday, buoyed by the breach of key technical levels, a crop of upbeat corporate outlooks and prospects of continued stimulus from global central banks.

  • Nikkei Closes at 4.5-Year High; China Rallies 2% Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Rallies in Shanghai and Sydney helped Asian stocks rebound on Tuesday as Japanese shares hit a four-and-a-half year closing high and investors cheered China's pledge to boost spending at its annual parliamentary meeting.

  • StanChart Posts Record Profit, Cuts Bonus Pool Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:25 AM ET

    Standard Chartered reported pre-tax profit of $6.88 billion for 2012, an increase of 1 percent from a year earlier but below analyst expectations.

  • London Banks May Sue EU Over Bonus Caps Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:19 AM ET
    Canary Wharf at night.

    The City of London's big banks are considering suing the EU over rules to cap bonuses after receiving legal advice that the pay regulation could be struck down in court. The Financial Times reports.

  • The Great Banking Bonus Cut     Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    Cyrus Daruwala, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, IDC Financial Insights discusses the implications of banking bonus cuts on financial institutions like HSBC & Standard Chartered.

  • HSBC and Standard Chartered will report a reduction in their bonus pools, reflecting separate settlements with U.S. authorities over probes into money laundering and sanctions violations, Sky News reported on Sunday.

  • Five Essential Questions on the Bank Bonus Cap Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Here are five questions on the bank bonus cap: how it works, how you can avoid it, whether it will pass and what it means for Britain.

  • Britain's Cameron in India Amid Graft Scandal Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 12:52 AM ET
    David Cameron

    British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in India on Monday to try to win new investment in the face of fierce global competition.

  • Indian Bond Buyers Bet Budget Will Finally Deliver Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 6:55 PM ET
    P. Chidambaram, India's Finance Minister

    Investors are betting Indian bonds are set for their biggest rally since the global financial crisis, wagering that a government will put fiscal discipline ahead of election largess.

  • Barclays Increases Mis-Selling Provisions Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 4:39 AM ET

    Barclays set aside another 1 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) to compensate customers for mis-selling products, dropping another British banking bombshell as the industry struggles with the scale of redress for past misdemeanors.

  • Chinalco Unit Drops 7% in HK Debut After $400 Million IPO Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 9:46 PM ET

    Shares of Chinalco Mining Corp International, a unit of China's top aluminium group, Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco), fell as much as 11.4 percent on their Hong Kong debut on Thursday, a week after pricing its $400 million initial public offering near the mid-point of an indicative range.

  • Africa Is the Future: Standard Chartered     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Natural attributes - demographics and agriculture - are all in Africa's favor, says V. Shankar, executive director of Standard Chartered, and governance is improving.

  • Dim Sum Bond Market Shrugs Off China Worries Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 6:38 PM ET

    The nascent market for "dim sum" bonds - denominated in Chinese yuan but issued outside the mainland - is poised for strong growth this year, gaining traction even as China opens its own markets to lure investors' money directly inside its borders.