Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

Standard Chartered shares down on probe confirmation
(08-07 11:51)

Shares in Standard Chartered fell on Thursday morning trade in Hong Kong after it confirmed it faces fresh US fines over alleged breaches in its anti-money laundering systems and "disappointing'" first half results.
Shares of the London-based but Asia focused bank stood at HK$159.6 ($20.59) in morning trade at the Hong Kong stock exchange, falling 0.5 percent from Wednesday's closing price. The benchmark Hang Seng Index also fell 0.4 percent. --AFP   
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