Leveraging a global presence and more than 150 years of successful banking heritage in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, we deliver innovative, award-winning financial services solutions to power our corporate clients’ ambitions. Our success – and that of our clients – is a direct result of our local expertise and strong domestic presence across our network in emerging markets.

Your partner for growth

We provide corporate clients with a comprehensive range of capabilities and solutions, from facilitating working capital needs to sophisticated capital raising solutions.

With a proud history as a trade bank, we offer a full scope of innovative, customised solutions in cash management, trade finance and securities services. As one of the first to recognise the importance of integrating its cash and trade businesses, we focus on facilitating your working capital and supply chain financing needs for, in and out of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To meet your risk management, financing and investment needs, we provide innovative foreign exchange, risk management, capital raising and corporate finance solutions.

And for corporates which are thinking of expansion, we provide innovative and pioneering solutions that can help accelerate that process. Capitalising on our comprehensive on-the-ground knowledge and strong international perspective, we provide customised solutions, especially in cross-border trade and investment flows, including corporate advisory, project and export finance, structured trade finance, and structured finance.

Our Latest Podcasts

ESG/DEI and Treasury – Where Next?
Standard Chartered’s Michael Spiegel discusses how treasurers can navigate the obstacles contributing to sluggish ESG progress.
Cash & Liquidity Management
Evolution in the Payments Landscape
Philip Panaino (Standard Chartered) joins TMI’s Eleanor Hill to cover the pressing concerns of corporate treasurers in relation to payments.
Trade Finance
Trade and Supply Chain Innovations
Samuel Mathew (Standard Chartered) joins Eleanor Hill (TMI) to unravel the challenges stemming from delayed tracking information in trade deals.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Smart Treasury: Future-Proofing Your Department
With digitisation accelerating at a remarkable rate, and consequently becoming more accessible to finance departments, harnessing the efficiencies presented by smart technologies has become a top priority for many treasurers. Eleanor Hill, TMI, speaks to Lisa Robins, Victor Penna, and Olle Malmgren (Standard Chartered) to find out how treasurers can leverage the latest technological innovations to benefit the business in an increasingly hyperconnected environment.

Read the accompanying article to discover 7 Ways to Future-Proof Your Department here.
Cash & Liquidity Management
A Balancing Act: Efficiently Managing and Deploying Cash
During an era of historically high cash balances, how can corporates best manage the capital structure challenges they are facing today? Eleanor Hill (TMI) is joined by Standard Chartered’s Shoaib Yaqub to discuss the pressures associated with mobilising cash in a volatile market where forces such as ESG play a key role in influencing investment…

Latest Articles

Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Castrol Collaborates on Industry-First Insurance for Asian Bikers
A four-way partnership involving Standard Chartered aims to promote customer loyalty and social responsibility while defining a blueprint for scalable growth through co-creation.
Treasury Technology
The Disruptive Potential of Generative AI
Stevenson Munro (Standard Chartered) examines the impact generative AI will have on banking.
Should Sustainability-driven Payment Innovations be Part of Treasury’s ESG Toolkit?
Experts from Standard Chartered examine the latest developments in sustainability and the challenges facing treasurers in successfully adopting them.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Partnering for Pace
Michael Spiegel (Standard Chartered) delves into the current pace and delivery to market of innovative solutions.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
What’s Driving Renewed Interest in Treasury SSCs and RTCs?
Today we are seeing a renewed focus on RTCs and SSCs. What is driving this change?
Cash & Liquidity Management
Need-to-Know: Regulatory Impacts on Asia Payments
Standard Chartered Bank provide a detailed payments regulation overview for markets in Asia and highlight where treasurers must pay attention.
Cash & Liquidity Management
Cutting-Edge Cash Management
Philip Panaino (Standard Chartered Bank) shares his insights on contemporary cash management innovations – and how to deploy them to greatest effect.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
When Smart Treasury Meets the Real Economy
In the real economy, where trading activities come face to face with real-world pressures, business strategies and models need to evolve sustainably.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Corporate Innovators
The Best and the Brightest of 2021 2021 was arguably one of the most innovative years on record in the world of corporate treasury, based on the standard of entries to the TMI Corporate Recognition Awards. Here, we present a brief overview of the winning projects – which cannot possibly do justice to the magnitude…
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
New Heights for Bank and Technology Innovation
Showcasing the 2021 Award Winners The nominations for TMI’s 2021 Awards for Innovation and Excellence were not only more numerous than ever, but also pushed the boundaries of corporate treasury development further than ever before. All of the bank, technology vendor and fintech winners have created solutions that respond to real needs – present and…

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Latest Videos

Trade Finance
How Sustainable is your Supply Chain?
Where are the gaps in your supply chain? What can you do about them? Take the test and find out more here
Trade Finance
Sustainable Trade Finance for your Banking Needs
We’re bringing you sustainability-linked trade finance solutions, tailored to your needs. Learn more
Treasury Technology
6 Steps to Smart Treasury Success
As corporates continue to digitise, find out the impact will this have on the role of the treasurer, and how can they successfully adapt.
Treasury Strategy & Transformation
Smart Treasury: Steps to a Successful Digital Journey
A decade ago, the possibility of real-time, digital treasury was just a dream. Today, it is very much a reality. We are delighted to share expert insight as to how treasurers can achieve a successful digital journey.