(left to right): Mary Huen, Standard Chartered’s chief executive officer for Hong Kong, Ben Hung, head of greater China north Asia, and group head of retail banking, and Gregg Powell, regional chief financial officer for Greater China and North Asia, face the press with a strong set of results on Tuesday in Hong Kong. Photo: Edward Wong

Standard Chartered issues first dividend since 2015 as profit almost triples

Lender’s underlying pre-tax profit for 2017 was US$3 billion, just short of the US$3.06 billion forecast by analysts in a Thomson Reuters poll

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(left to right): Mary Huen, Standard Chartered’s chief executive officer for Hong Kong, Ben Hung, head of greater China north Asia, and group head of retail banking, and Gregg Powell, regional chief financial officer for Greater China and North Asia, face the press with a strong set of results on Tuesday in Hong Kong. Photo: Edward Wong
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