Asia markets advanced on Thursday, with Japanese shares gaining on the back of a relatively weaker yen.
European stocks closed mixed on Wednesday after a slew of earnings, with banking stocks rallying.
StanChart reported underlying pretax profit of $994 million in the six months to end-June, as cost-cutting, steady income and fewer bad loans helped the bank.
Asia markets fell on Wednesday, with the Nikkei selling off on the back of another yen spike amid disappointment with the country's stimulus plan.
StanChart's results are a bigger concern as it has a bigger exposure to EMs, says Ample Capital's asset management director, Alex Wong.
Investors will be questioning what the outlook is for Standard Chartered and HSBC following the Brexit vote, notes Ivan Li of Tung Shing Securities.
Sources told Reuters the Malaysian PM was "Malaysian Official 1," as the U.S. also sought to seize proceeds from "Wolf of Wall Street."
Singapore's central bank found lapses and weaknesses at DBS, UBS and Standard Chartered.
Singapore's state-owned investment fund Temasek saw its net portfolio value tumble by about 9 percent in the year to March 31.
Oil prices closed sharply higher after government data showed weekly U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected.
Gold fell on Tuesday as buyers cashed in gains from the metal's biggest two-day rally since late 2008.
Asian markets closed higher on Monday, shrugging off Friday's global selloff sparked by the UK's unexpected vote to leave the EU.
Asian stocks cratered, gold prices surged and the dollar briefly plunged below 100 against the yen on Friday as the Brexit vote rocked markets.
European equities closed higher on Wednesday, as investors prepared for the following day when the U.K. votes in its referendum on the EU.
European stocks surged by Monday's close, as declining fears of a Brexit vote buoyed global market sentiment, sterling and oil prices.
Ajay Kanwal, Standard Chartered's Asean and South Asia CEO, talks about potential solutions for greater economic and financial integration in Asean.
European equities finished mixed as investors digested a whole raft of new earnings, ahead of a number of important central bank meetings this week.
Patronus Partners chief executive, Paul Kavanagh says the key message for Standard Chartered’s CEO, Bill Winters is that he is “on top of the restructuring game.”
Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, shares his outlook on the banking sector and advises which banks to avoid.
European stock markets rallied following positive Chinese data, with the U.K. FTSE hitting a 2016 high, but it may fall back soon.