HSBC’s and Standard Chartered’s main buildings in Hong Kong’s Central district. HSBC kicks off earnings season for the city’s biggest banks when it reports its first-half results on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg
HSBC’s and Standard Chartered’s main buildings in Hong Kong’s Central district. HSBC kicks off earnings season for the city’s biggest banks when it reports its first-half results on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg

HSBC, Standard Chartered dividends in focus as banks seen delivering stronger half-year results

  • HSBC, Standard Chartered resumed paying dividends this year after suspending payouts in 2020 to preserve capital during the pandemic
  • Prudential Regulation Authority in July discarded ‘temporary guardrails’ put in place after banks resumed dividend payouts

HSBC’s and Standard Chartered’s main buildings in Hong Kong’s Central district. HSBC kicks off earnings season for the city’s biggest banks when it reports its first-half results on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg
HSBC’s and Standard Chartered’s main buildings in Hong Kong’s Central district. HSBC kicks off earnings season for the city’s biggest banks when it reports its first-half results on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg
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