Standard Chattered is a juggernaut in the financial industry. Headquartered in London, England the company offers banking and financial services through a network of more than 1,200 branches. The bank’s roots date back to 1853 when the Queen Victoria of England granted James Wilson a Royal Charter.
The universal bank has operations in 70 countries focusing on consumer corporate as well as institutional banking. While the bank has its headquarters in the U.K., it does not offer any retail banking services in the Kingdom. As much as 90% of its total revenues come from operations in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Given its widespread operations, the stock boasts of listing in multiple exchanges. The stock is currently listed on the London Stock Exchange as well as Hong Kong Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange of India.