Barclays Explores Merger with Standard Chartered to Thwart Activist Investor

Barclays Explores Merger with Standard Chartered to Thwart Activist Investor

By Anna Domanska - May 23, 2018

Barclays Plc is reportedly exploring a potential merger with rivals, including Standard Chartered. No formal or information bid was made, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday,

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Standard Chartered Shares Surge Despite 65% Profit Drop

Standard Chartered Shares Surge Despite 65% Profit Drop

By Anna Domanska - Apr 26, 2016

Standard Chartered, one of the first major UK-based banks to report first-quarter earnings, posted one of the worst set of results since the 2008 economic recession. Bill Winters,

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Standard Chartered aims to cut 1,000 top jobs

Standard Chartered aims to cut 1,000 top jobs

By Carrie Ann - Oct 09, 2015

Bill Winters, the new chief executive of Standard Chartered plans to cut up to a quarter of the bank’s senior most staff worldwide to shrink costs, according to an internal memo

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Standard Chartered exits global equities business, to axe 4,000 retail bank jobs

Standard Chartered exits global equities business, to axe 4,000 retail bank jobs

By Anna Domanska - Jan 08, 2015

According to reports, Standard Chartered is closing its global cash equities business and is also axing around 4,000 jobs worldwide at its retail banking division in an abrupt move

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The Standard Chartered Iran money laundering story

The Standard Chartered Iran money laundering story

By Anna Domanska - Aug 10, 2012

U.K-based bank Standard Chartered Plc. may lose its license to do business in the New York State. The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), a New York’s top bank

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