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The Systemic Risks at Play in the Oil War Fallout

20/03/2020

Tension between leading OPEC member Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC leader Russia arose after a recent breakdown in negotiations over oil production cuts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak that had significantly cut global...

Standard Chartered commits USD75bn toward Sustainable Development Goals

25/02/2020

Standard Chartered announced last week that the business targets for supporting its clients as they transition to a low- carbon economy as part of the Bank’s sustainability aspirations. By the end of 2024, the Bank comm...

Standard Chartered invests into Contour’s Trade Finance solution

04/02/2020

Last week Standard Chartered announced its investment into Contour, a blockchain-based open industry platform that will initially focus on digitally creating, exchanging, approving and issuing Letters of Credit (LCs), f...

The Malware Malaise of Big Banks

30/01/2020

Banks versus Mobile Malware According to their national banking association, the ZBP, Poland has approximately 7 million mobile banking accounts and is expecting the number to rise as the users of 36.5 million inter...

Standard Chartered takes stake in Linklogis

14/01/2020

(Press Release from Standard Chartered) Standard Chartered announced last Thursday its strategic investment into Linklogis, China’s leading supply chain financing platform, to enhance its joint supply chain ecosystem...

The Digital Banking Era, an Expert’s Opinion

22/11/2019

The race of the digital banking age is heating up and shows little signs of abating. From a growth perspective, the global digital banking market was valued at approximately $6.6 billion last year and is expected to gen...

The Malware Malaise of Big Banks

27/09/2019

Banks versus Mobile Malware According to their national banking association, the ZBP, Poland has approximately 7 million mobile banking accounts and is expecting the number to rise as the users of 36.5 million inter...

The Disruptive Market of Hong Kong,

13/09/2019

How Asia’s largest financial centre, the Fragrant Harbour, went from the ‘Gateway of China’ to a burning hot pot fighting for a new future and why it will be a place to do business for decades to come. This is part o...

Standard Chartered announces agreement with Traydstream to digitize documentary trade

03/09/2019

The Trade Finance sector is fraught with large volumes of mismatching hard-copy documents that are laboriously processed by many back-end staff. This method leads to lag times in trade, mismatches in information and val...

Inside Standard Chartered’s eXellerator

12/08/2019

Bank accelerators typically tap the startup world for their next ideas, but not Standard Chartered. Fiona McFarlane sits down with man in charge Dominic Maffei, SC Ventures Lead for Financial Markets and UK/EU, at the...

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