Bill Winters: downfall of a banking hero
Bill Winters, chief executive of Standard Chartered, was once hailed as a paragon among moneymen. But now he is under fire for a tin-eared defence of …
Three laggards to buy for long-term growth
Some of the best long-term capital-growth opportunities lie in companies that have struggled over the past few years, says professional investor Ben R…
Banks pass stress test
Britain’s seven biggest lenders have passed the second round of annual stress tests – but how resilient are the tests?
Standard Chartered swings the axe
Standard Chartered has launched a major restructuring programme after reporting its first quarterly loss since the Asian crisis in the late 1990s
Legal troubles haunt banks
HSBC has put money aside for legal expenses, while US prosecutors have reopened investigations into Standard Chartered.