Renewed sales of the Australian dollar were the main move on major currency markets on Tuesday.» Read More
India is considering to direct commercial banks to buy gold from ordinary citizens in an attempt to curb imports and take some heat off the plunging currency.
All five of the U.K.'s biggest banks posted profits for the first half of 2013, but a report on Monday warned that banks and regulators may be too focused on combating the wrongs of the past to take heed of future threats.
Japan's Nikkei index ended below the key 14,000 level on Wednesday as the yen hit a six-week high against the greenback on uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve could begin tapering its easy-money program.
Lachlan Colquhoun, Head of Markets Analysis at East & Partners, talks about his outlook on the Australian banking sector.
Standard Chartered says it remains committed to South Korea, even after $1 billion hit from writedowns in the country.
Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director & CEO, Asia, Standard Chartered discusses the lender's Hong Kong business and how optimistic he is on China's reform process.
Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director & CEO, Asia, Standard Chartered discusses the lender's plans to refocus in South Korea in terms of improving returns following its $1 billion writedown on its Korean operations.
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.
Helia Ebrahimi, UK business editor at CNBC tells CNBC that Standard Chartered could be affected by the drop in emerging market growth.
Stuart Leckie, Chairman of Stirling Finance in Hong Kong says focus will be on cost cutting for HSBC.
Ismael Pili, Head of Financials Research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, compares HSBC and Standard Chartered ahead of the banks' earnings reports.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
Standard Chartered remains committed to expanding its presence in Africa, the firm's executive director told CNBC.
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.
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.