The exterior of a Standard Chartered bank branch in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
The exterior of a Standard Chartered bank branch in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

Standard Chartered beats consensus as profit more than triple on trade, markets operations and wealth management push

  • Pre-tax profit was US$996 million, beating a consensus estimate of US$942 million, with Asia generating 86 per cent of income
  • Bank’s results driven by gains in its financial markets and trade businesses while its push into wealth management gathered pace

The exterior of a Standard Chartered bank branch in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
The exterior of a Standard Chartered bank branch in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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