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Oman, the UAE and Bahrain named rising stars of trade

Three Middle Eastern countries rank in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth

Oman and the UAE feature in the top 10 markets that have most rapidly improved their trade growth potential over the past decade, according to new research from Standard Chartered (www.SC.com). The Trade20 Index, which identifies the 20 rising stars of global trade, also features Bahrain among the nations that…

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Côte d'Ivoire and Kenya named rising stars of global trade

African economies come first and third in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth

Côte d'Ivoire is the market that has most rapidly improved its trade growth potential over the past decade, according to new research from Standard Chartered (www.SC.com). The Trade20 index, which identifies the 20 rising stars of trade, places African markets Côte d'Ivoire in the top spot, and Kenya at number…

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Standard Chartered accelerates momentum of its digital strategy across Africa

Standard Chartered announce launch of social banking solution for Africa in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Tanzania

Digital banks now available in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of the Bank’s digital transformation strategy for Africa. Standard Chartered (https://www.SC.com/) today announced yet another multi-market launch of its digital bank in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of its digital transformation strategy in Africa. The next wave of…

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Standard Chartered maintains its momentum as it introduces more digitally-led retail banks in Africa

The Bank has launched its digital services in Tanzania and Ghana following successful roll-outs in Côte d’Ivoire and Uganda

Standard Chartered (www.SC.com) today announced it had completed a simultaneous multi-market launch of its digitally-led retail banks in Tanzania and Ghana, with Kenya’s roll out scheduled to occur shortly. This follows the launches of the Bank’s digital offering in Uganda in January this year and Côte d’Ivoire in 2018. The…

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Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks across four African markets

Roll-out of banking service follows successful pilot launch in Côte d’Ivoire in 2018

Standard Chartered (www.SC.com) today announced the start of the second phase of its digital-only retail bank across Africa. In response to growing consumer demand for innovative banking services on the continent, the Bank will launch its digital solution in four key markets during the first quarter of 2019 starting in…

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Think exponentially, not incrementally: How the rules of the game are changing in Africa’s banking sector

by Sunil Kaushal, CEO, Africa & Middle East at Standard Chartered Bank An abundance of opportunities We are fortunate to witness a period of monumental progress in Africa. The changes are visible across all sectors. African start-ups have raised a record breaking $560 million in 2017, an increase of 53%…

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Think exponentially, not incrementally: How the rules of the game are changing in Africa’s banking sector

by Sunil Kaushal, CEO, Africa & Middle East at Standard Chartered Bank

Think exponentially, not incrementally: How the rules of the game are changing in Africa’s banking sector An abundance of opportunities We are fortunate to witness a period of monumental progress in Africa. The changes are visible across all sectors. African start-ups have raised a record breaking $560 million in 2017,…

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Standard Chartered Bank Launches its First-Ever Digital Bank in Africa

Côte d’Ivoire marks the pilot launch of the digital bank

Standard Chartered Bank (www.SC.com) today announced the official launch of its digital bank in Côte d’Ivoire. This marks the Bank’s first digital bank in Africa and the first-of-its-kind to open in Côte d’Ivoire. Mr. Bruno Nabagné KONE, Minister of Information technologies and communication of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, was…

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Standard Chartered launches Africa’s most extensive roll out of mobile and online banking

Digital Banking made easier, faster and safer for over 1 million clients across 8 markets

Standard Chartered Bank (www.SC.com) is bringing its newest mobile and online banking platform to 1 million clients across 8 African markets, the most extensive digital rollout of its kind in Africa by an international bank. Supported by the Bank’s global-standard technology, clients will enjoy a consistent online experience across laptops,…

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Standard Chartered & USAID’s USD60 million partnership boosts Zambia’s power grid

Transaction is USAID’s largest Power Africa transaction to date

Standard Chartered (www.SC.com) continues to deliver on its commitment to bridge Africa’s power gap by facilitating, coordinating and arranging transactions which boost the capacity of national power grids and access to electricity across Africa.  In this latest milestone transaction, Standard Chartered has partnered with the U. S. Government, through USAID,…