Standard Chartered PLC


  • Is StanChart in the Wrong?     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer, DBS Private Bank says it would be unforgivable if Standard Chartered did not do due diligence on Iran, but that investors should wait for more evidence before condemning the bank.

  • Is Standard Chartered a 'Rogue' Bank?     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 8:55 PM ET

    Hugh Young, Global Head of Equities, MD, Aberdeen Asset Management says his firm will wait for evidence to be presented before making any decision on its stake in StanChart, adding it will likely result in an out-of-court settlement.

  • Hugh Young, Global Head of Equities, MD, Aberdeen Asset Management says Standard Chartered is a strong bank and should be given a chance to respond to the charges that it had violated U.S. laws. Young's firm owns 6% of Standard Chartered.

  • 'Risk Premium' Building in Oil Again     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Jim Awad, Managing Director, Zephyr Management says the worsening geopolitical situation in the Middle East is driving oil prices higher and a "risk premium" is building in the commodity.

  • StanChart CEO: Fundamentals in Asia Intact     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Jaspal Bindra, Asia CEO, Standard Chartered Bank says that fundamentals in Asia are intact although growth rates have moderated.

  • Richard Meddings, CFO of Standard Chartered, told CNBC, "We are absolutely not complacent and we manage the bank very conservatively with regard to risk profile. Asia is slowing so if you took measures of intra-Asian trade it is believed now to be growing at about seven percent but our trade finance assets grew at 13 percent, so the world is slowing but we still have opportunity to grow market share."

  • Standard Chartered's Growth Will Slow: Analyst     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Stuart Leckie, Chairman at Stirling Finance gives his analysis on Standard Chartered's interim earnings, and his take on the bank's revenue outlook.

  • LTRO a 'Crutch' for European Banks: StanChart Asia CEO Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:08 AM ET
    A man walks past a logo of Standard Chartered bank at the headquarters of SC First Bank in Seoul on June 27, 2011.

    Standard Chartered Bank's Asia CEO Jaspal Bindra has warned that the European Central Bank's long-term refinancing operations could lead to unintended consequences.

  • Brace for More Investment Banking Job Cuts: Expert Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 12:27 AM ET

    The uncertain economic climate has dimmed job prospects for the rest of the year and going forward into 2012, with investment banks especially vulnerable to cuts, Guy Day, CEO of recruitment firm Ambition told CNBC.

  • Banking stocks in Asia have been under selling pressure since the beginning of August on fears that the lenders’ funding positions will be hurt by European debt crisis. But John Wadle, head of regional banks research at Mirae Asset, believes the region’s banks are well positioned to weather the financial volatility.

  • Dollar Seen Losing Global Reserve Status Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 9:41 PM ET

    The US dollar will lose its status as the global reserve currency over the next 25 years, according to a survey of central bank reserve managers who collectively control more than $8,000 billion, the FT reports.

  • Futures Point to Mixed Open Across Europe Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 2:01 AM ET

    European stock market futures pointed to a mixed opening on Wednesday as earnings season got properly underway and Glencore was expected to publish the prospectus for its much anticipated joint flotation on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

  • UK Banks Brace for Shake-up to Shield Taxpayers Sunday, 10 Apr 2011 | 11:50 PM ET
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters

    Britain's top banks are set to need more capital and ring-fence retail banking to shield taxpayers from another crisis in the most radical industry shake-up for decades, which may prompt some banks to leave.

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  • For the Big Banks, Is London Closed for Business? Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 5:25 AM ET

    Like more than 90 percent of the population, I won't be changing my bank however rude they are to me on a Saturday morning. The work it would entail for the pay-off is too small. Bob Diamond, Stuart Gulliver and Peter Sands, on the other hand, may find they can get more out of changing countries.

  • Europe Must Show Banks Some Love: Strategist Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 1:31 AM ET
    BCBS chairman Nout Wellink talks with BCBS secretary general Stefan Walter

    European regulators should stop banker-bashing and allow banks to do their job or risk losing ground to competition from the US, Middle East and Asia in the financial sector, Howard Wheeldon, senior strategist at BGC Partners, told CNBC.com.

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  • Foreign Banks Under Fire in South Korea Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 12:03 AM ET

    Hundreds of South Korea’s small and midsized exporters have threatened to boycott a number of significant foreign-owned banks after they suffered heavy losses from currency derivative investments. The FT reports.

  • Standard Chartered: Fresh Meat? Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 1:39 PM ET

    In the latest of a wave of hostile takeover bids, emerging markets bank Standard Chartered is fresh meat — and investors, including JPMorgan Chase, are hungry.

  • More Tailwinds to Come For Small Caps: Stock Picker Friday, 5 Mar 2010 | 7:56 PM ET

    Small and mid-cap stocks have outperformed the large caps this year and there will be more tailwind for the smaller caps going forward, said David Sowerby, chief market analyst and portfolio manager at Loomis Sayles. He shared his best plays with investors.

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