Articles by Standard Chartered Bank

  • Sydney Business Leaders Push at B20 Summit for Freer Trade to Boost Growth, Create JobsSydney Business Leaders Push at B20 Summit for Freer Trade to Boost Growth, Create Jobs

    July 17 2014 9:43 AM

    Sydney business leaders sought freer trader to boost growth in trade and capital and to create jobs. However, they stayed away from the issue of profit-sharing and climate change, which are considered vital issues by many G20 nations.

  • HSBC Agrees to $1.9bn Money Laundering Settlement with US Authorities

    December 24 2012 10:36 AM

    Europe's largest bank by market value will pay $1.9 billion in fines to settle money laundering allegations by US regulators, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Reasons why 'Rogue' Bankers in UK Can't Escape Prosecution from U.S. Regulators

    August 22 2012 7:28 AM

    Legal experts on both sides of the Atlantic argue that the SFO is too weak to live up to its promises; and say that the more aggressive U.S. system could be a far likelier source of prosecutions.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 8/8/2012

    August 08 2012 6:23 PM

    Local stocks closed higher for the third consecutive session today, boosted by hopes the European Central Bank will soon engage in government bond buying, delivering stimulus to the global economy. European shares rose to fresh four month highs overnight, while US shares also rose in thin trade. By close on the Australian share market, the broader All Ordinaries Index (XAO) had risen by 21.5pts or 0.5pct to 4332.9.

  • Is Indonesia the Next Hot Emerging Market?

    January 31 2012 12:47 PM

    Now that Fitch and Moody have upgraded Indonesia's credit rating to an investment grade economy, the future is looking up for economic growth for Southeast Asia's largest economy.

  • Asian Gold Buyers in Frenzy After Price Falls

    December 15 2011 2:19 PM

    Asian buyers of the much coveted precious metal gold went into a buying spree as other skilled investors liquidated their investments of the safe haven metal on speculation of a dollar strength rising.

  • Daily Forex Forecast 12/13/2011

    December 13 2011 10:51 AM

    After starting the week above 1.0200 erosion of investor confidence has caused the Australian Dollar to pare gains made last Friday, as markets re-evaluate the outcome of the recent EU summit.

  • San Miguel raises $900m from global sale of bonds, shares

    April 22 2011 5:34 AM

    Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp. has raised $900 million in new capital from a public offering of common shares and convertible bonds to foreign investors

  • AgBank raises $22 billion in largest IPO ever

    July 07 2010 3:02 PM

    AgBank, the last of China's big four state-owned banks to go public, is selling 25.41 billion shares in Hong Kong and 22.24 billion shares in Shanghai.

  • Seven's Chinese Bank Deal

    June 24 2010 1:32 PM

    The discount in the share price of Seven Group Holdings continues to widen.The merger between Seven Network and Westrac...