Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered is one of Hong Kong's biggest banks. Its name is derived from the two banks from which it was formed in a merger in 1969: The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, and Standard Bank of British South Africa. Its headquarters are located in London, England.

Signage for Ant Financial Services Group's Alipay payment system, an affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., is displayed on a store entrance in Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg

Alipay enters Hong Kong with Standard Chartered Bank

Ant Financial Holdings, which operates the Alipay online payments service for the world’s largest e-commerce platforms, has extended its service to Hong Kong through a partnership with Standard Chartered Bank, the two companies said in a statement on Tuesday.