Frequently Asked Questions - Financial Information                                                                            

When was Standard Chartered Bank incorporated?show/hide

We were incorporated in 1853. There's more information on this in the History section of our website.

How many people does Standard Chartered PLC employ worldwide?show/hide

We employ more than 90,000 people in 71 countries in the Asia Pacific Region, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the United Kingdom and the Americas. We are one of the world's most international banks, with 133 nationalities represented amongst our staff.

What is Standard Chartered's credit rating?show/hide

You can find details of our Group credit ratings in the Investor Relations section of our website.

Who are Standard Chartered PLC's independent accountants?show/hide


What is Standard Chartered's Core Tier 1 capital ratio?show/hide


When is the close period for Standard Chartered PLC?show/hide

We have two close periods each year. One is from 1 January until the preliminary announcement of annual results (usually in February or March). The other is from 1 July until the preliminary announcement of interim results (usually in August). During a close period, we do not communicate with investors or analysts.

How has Standard Chartered performed over the last 5 years?show/hide

You can find share information and interactive graphs showing our financial performance in the Investor Relations section of our website. For more detailed information visit our Annual Reports page.