Growth prospects and high hurdles for retail banking

Growth prospects and high hurdles for retail banking

The pandemic is detrimental to most economic sectors, including finance and banking. Harmander Mahal, head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking for Vietnam and Asia Cluster Markets at Standard Chartered Bank, talked with VIR’s Hong Dung how the British lender has weathered the storm and offers his outlook.
Vietnam offers best opportunities for European companies

Vietnam offers best opportunities for European companies

60 per cent of European companies working in ASEAN say Vietnam offers the best expansion opportunities in the region, according to Standard Chartered Bank.
International organizations forecast strong growth for Vietnam in 2021

International organizations forecast strong growth for Vietnam in 2021

Many international organizations have forecast robust economic recovery for Vietnam in 2021.
Standard Chartered online forum highlights Vietnam as rising star in FDI

Standard Chartered online forum highlights Vietnam as rising star in FDI

Vietnam could grow into the most advanced country in the region, even surpassing Thailand and Indonesia, said participants at a recent online forum on FDI.
Weak US dollar consequences

Weak US dollar consequences

The US dollar has started to decline in value over the past few months, with the benchmark US dollar Index down about 9 per cent since its March peak...
Optimising outcomes for investors leveraging market consciousness

Optimising outcomes for investors leveraging market consciousness

Alexis Calla, global head of Investment Strategy and Advisory and CIO at Standard Chartered Bank, evaluates the current stock market situation.
Standard Chartered Bank: Vietnam's 2020 economic growth to fall to 3.3 pct.

Standard Chartered Bank: Vietnam's 2020 economic growth to fall to 3.3 pct.

Vietnam’s economic growth is forecast to shrink to 3.3 percent this year due to the impact of a raft of external challenges, according to the latest economic outlook released by Standard Chartered Bank on April 23.
Vietnam a $45 billion opportunity for sustainable private investment

Vietnam a $45 billion opportunity for sustainable private investment

Opportunity2030: the Standard Chartered SDG Investment Map revealed that Vietnam is a $45.8 billion opportunity for the private sector to achieve UN SDGs.
Avoiding “creative destruction” to stave off future recessions

Avoiding “creative destruction” to stave off future recessions

While some lessons have been learned from previous financial calamities, central banks are again in the spotlight as the global market attempts to fend off a repeat crisis. Steve Brice, chief investment strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, shares his view on global growth prospects for the capital market as a useful channel for investors to take as reference.
Expert view on capital market global growth prospects

Expert view on capital market global growth prospects

Steve Brice, chief investment strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, shares his view on the global growth prospects of the capital market.
Vietnam fastest growing ASEAN economy: SCB

Vietnam fastest growing ASEAN economy: SCB

Standard Chartered Bank continues to expect Viet Nam’s robust GDP growth of 7 per cent in 2018, driven by strong FDI-supported electronics manufacturing and rising consumption.
Growth forecasts upbeat due to FDI

Growth forecasts upbeat due to FDI

The International Monetary Fund and Standard Chartered Bank are quite upbeat about Vietnam’s bright economic prospects, fuelled by a strong inflow of foreign direct investment.
Standard Chartered ups VN growth forecast

Standard Chartered ups VN growth forecast

Standard Chartered Bank expects Vietnam to achieve growth of 7 per cent in 2018, higher than its previous forecast of 6.8 per cent, with all domestic engines firing together. Manufacturing and construction are likely to remain the fastest-growing sectors.
Bisuco factory shutdown to worry the firm’s creditors

Bisuco factory shutdown to worry the firm’s creditors 2

The gloomy state of Binh Dinh Sugar JSC, with its production suspension and financial troubles, may create major problems for creditors like Standard Chartered Bank, who want to recover outstanding loan payments.
MAS fines StanChart Singapore S$5.2m for anti-money laundering, terrorism financing breaches

MAS fines StanChart Singapore S$5.2m for anti-money laundering, terrorism financing breaches

Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Branch (SCBS) has been fined S$5.2 million and Standard Chartered Trust (Singapore) Limited (SCTS) has been fined S$1.2 million for breaches of the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism requirements.
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