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    1. January 26, 2015

      Q&A: Will a new chief turn round Standard Chartered’s fortunes?

      Standard Chartered’s motto is “here for good”. That can no longer be said about Peter Sands who is expected to step down as...

    2. January 26, 2015

      Sands’ time runs slowly

      Standard Chartered plans to replace chief executive Peter Sands this year. That will seem a leisurely timetable to some. The...

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      The time for talk is over: Europe’s politicians need to act fast in order to solve the...
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    1. January 25, 2015

      Standard Chartered steps up hunt for Peter Sands’ successor

      Standard Chartered is looking to replace Peter Sands this year and has hired headhunters Egon Zehnder to conduct the search,...

    2. January 8, 2015

      StanChart shuts global equities business

      Standard Chartered is pulling out of institutional equities globally in an abrupt move that underscores the bank’s new...

    3. January 1, 2015

      Temasek should sit tight on troublesome stake in StanChart

      As Ho Ching looks back on the past year, the chief executive of Temasek is likely to be broadly satisfied with her record at...

    4. December 23, 2014

      UBS loses StanChart corporate broking mandate

      Standard Chartered has dropped UBS as corporate broker and hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as the emerging markets bank...

    5. December 10, 2014

      StanChart sets up financial crime risk group

      Standard Chartered has responded to its deepening US regulatory woes by creating a new financial crime risk committee on its...

    6. December 10, 2014

      US extends StanChart probation period by three years

      The US has extended the period that Standard Chartered will be subject to intense scrutiny to ensure it complies with...

    7. November 28, 2014

      S&P downgrades StanChart on exposure to credit losses

      Standard Chartered’s credit rating has been downgraded by Standard & Poor’s for the first time in 20 years because of a...

    8. November 13, 2014

      StanChart’s cuts fail to allay investor concerns

      Standard Chartered’s plan to cut costs and repair profitability announced at a three-day investor conference in Hong Kong...

    9. November 11, 2014

      Standard Chartered to close up to 100 branches to repair profits

      Standard Chartered will close up to 100 retail branches as part of a plan to save millions of dollars to...

    10. October 31, 2014

      StanChart directors to push for chief’s succession plan

      Standard Chartered’s non-executive directors intend to discuss a succession plan to replace Peter Sands as chief executive...

    11. October 28, 2014

      Scepticism mounts as StanChart shares fall

      More trouble at StanChart Investors usually see buying Standard Chartered shares ahead of its annual strategy meeting in...

    12. FT Alphaville

      October 28, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David has a look at questions around Chinese GDP, the accounting for which is “man...

    13. October 28, 2014

      Standard Chartered suffers third-quarter profit fall

      More trouble at StanChart Investors are pushing Standard Chartered to be more aggressive in cutting costs and to strengthen...

    14. August 21, 2014

      Strategies shift as regulators renew scrutiny of bank compliance

      In an episode of hit television series Homeland, US intelligence agents track the finances of Iranian terrorists to a...

    15. August 19, 2014

      StanChart’s latest stumble stokes concerns it is accident prone

      Standard Chartered was quick to play down the impact of Tuesday’s settlement with New York’s Department of Financial...

    16. August 18, 2014

      StanChart faces fresh $300m US settlement

      Standard Chartered is in talks to pay up to $300m to New York’s top banking regulator to settle allegations it failed to...

    17. August 7, 2014

      StanChart’s Jaspal Bindra says banks treated ‘like a criminal’

      A top executive at Standard Chartered has complained that regulators are treating banks like criminals for lapses, in an...

    18. August 6, 2014

      Sands of time may be running out for StanChart boss

      There was irony, however unintentional, in Andy Halford’s claim to be delighted at joining Standard Chartered as finance...

    19. July 25, 2014

      Why a good chief should tackle succession head on

      This week, succession planning – or the lack of it – became a hot topic in the City of London, as two FTSE 100 companies...

    20. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2014

      STAN: "We do not accept these media rumours"

      We should just note the livid statement from Standard Chartered on Thursday morning… The Board of Standard Chartered PLC...

    21. July 23, 2014

      StanChart urged to start work on Sands succession plan

      The chairman of Standard Chartered is weighing a succession plan that could see Peter Sands replaced as the chief executive...

    22. July 23, 2014

      Bricks come loose from StanChart tower amid whispering campaign

      Trouble at StanChart Two years ago, Standard Chartered was cock of the walk. It had delivered a decade of constant growth of...

    23. April 1, 2014

      Debt troubles within the Great Wall

      Is China different? Or must its borrowing binge, like most others, end in tears? This is now a hotly debated topic. On one...

    24. March 5, 2014

      Barclays’ bonus move leads to investment arm shake-up calls

      Some Barclays shareholders are calling for a management shake-up at the top of its investment banking division, as the group...

    25. March 5, 2014

      Standard Chartered in first profit fall for more than a decade

      Standard Chartered stressed that it was still an “exciting growth story”, even as the emerging markets-focused bank reported...

    26. February 19, 2014

      StanChart to sell Hong Kong unit

      A strategic repositioning at Standard Chartered has prompted the London-listed emerging markets bank to put its Hong Kong...

    27. January 21, 2014

      Standard Chartered back atop takeover target list

      When Standard Chartered and HSBC engaged in a £500m bidding war for Royal Bank of Scotland more than 30 years ago, it did...

    28. January 9, 2014

      M&S results not bad enough to cook Marc Bolland’s Christmas goose

      There is a limit to how long you can go on reporting “signs of recovery” in a troubled business. Yet Marc Bolland, the...

    29. FT Alphaville

      January 9, 2014

      STAN: deputy heads roll...

      Steve and Richard are both outstanding leaders, good friends and will be missed. We wish them both well in their future...

    30. January 9, 2014

      Standard Chartered finance director to leave amid shake-up

      Standard Chartered has launched a drastic overhaul of its business and announced the departure of its finance director,...

    31. December 16, 2013

      Building case against housebuilders

      This time the split is between home builders (hurrah) and land hoarders (boo). Monday’s variant on the business “producers”...

    32. December 16, 2013

      Bank of England forces risk role change at Standard Chartered

      Standard Chartered’s finance director has been forced by the Bank of England to hand over responsibility for key risk...

    33. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David has had a look at the year in FX trends. NEWS French business activity slumped...

    34. December 10, 2013

      StanChart hits 16-month low on cash-call fears

      Does Standard Chartered need another rights issue? Fears of a third cash call in five years dragged Chartered to a 16-month...

    35. December 4, 2013

      StanChart has lost its shine but still has some appeal

      The gleaming edifice of Standard Chartered once shone so brightly that sunglasses were required to look at it. Not any more....

    36. November 11, 2013

      Standard Chartered abandons double-digit growth target

      Standard Chartered has dropped a longstanding target to generate double-digit percentage revenue growth each year, as the...

    37. October 29, 2013

      StanChart cuts costs after emerging markets turmoil

      Standard Chartered has reduced its headcount for the first time since the financial crisis as it battles against falling...

    38. October 22, 2013

      Banks worry regulation will crimp recovery

      There are signs of growth in the western world – and by extension brighter prospects for many of the world’s biggest banks....

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