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January 20, 2015 1:54
Standard chartered considers Egypt bank

Standard Chartered would consider Egypt buy

In late 2011, Standard Chartered ended talks to acquire the Egyptian unit of Greece's Piraeus Bank

March 24, 2013 5:21
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Standard Chartered focuses on the super-rich

The British bank typically defines such clients as those who have $25 million invested with the bank, and who are thought to have assets of at least $100 million.

November 5, 2012 3:09
Standard Chartered license not revoked

British Bank gets off too easily and keeps license?

The dreaded moment came when the New York Regulator accused Standard Chartered of illegal transactions of $250 billion. It was then that everyone knew the penalty would be dire, or so they thought...

August 15, 2012 11:46

Qatar eyes Islamic bond sale; demand seen high

HSBC, StanC, Deutsche picked to arrange meetings; Local lenders Barwa Bank and QInvest also on the deal; Roadshows begin July 9 in Malaysia; Singapore follows; Qatar to benefit from global demand for regional credit

July 5, 2012 5:47

Gulf Arab interest in Chinese Yuan rises –Standard Chartered

Gulf Arab states are increasingly using the Chinese yuan for trading as China accounts for a growing share of the region's exports, and given volatility in major currencies, a senior executive at Standard Chartered said on Tuesday.

May 17, 2012 11:21
StanChart seeks nod for Saudi licence

StanChart seeks nod for Saudi licence

Standard Chartered has sought a full commercial banking licence from the Saudi central bank as the UK lender aims to plug the biggest gap in its growing Gulf Arab business, two sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

March 12, 2012 1:53
UAE’s ENBD sets price guidance for Yuan bond

UAE’s ENBD sets price guidance for Yuan bond

Price guidance for a 3-year benchmark yuan bond from Dubai lender Emirates NBD is in the 5 percent area with final pricing expected later on Monday, leads said.

March 5, 2012 1:20
UAE mall group MAF launches $400M sukuk

UAE mall group MAF launches $400M sukuk

Dubai mall developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Holding launched a $400 million five-year Islamic bond, or sukuk, at a profit rate of 5.85 percent, tighter than guidance.

January 31, 2012 3:02

Dubai’s MAF picks 4 banks for $1B sukuk programme

Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Holding, the sole franchisee for hypermarket chain Carrefour in the Gulf, has picked four banks to set up a $1 billion Islamic bond programme, a prospectus issued by the Dubai-based mall developer showed.

January 8, 2012 10:36