LONDON—Standard Chartered PLC said it isn’t ready to start paying dividends again but will reconsider it at the end of the year. The Asia-focused bank’s shares fell 4% after it said it still has a long way to go to improve returns, despite improvements in underlying profits.
Standard Chartered said it is not ready to start paying dividends again but will reconsider it at the end of the year, The Wall Street Journal reports. The Asia-focused bank's shares fell 4% after it said it still has a long way to go to improve returns, despite improvements in underlying profits. First-half revenue rose to $7.2bn from $6.8bn a year earlier. Revenue in the second quarter met analysts' expectations, at $3.6bn. Net profit for the first half climbed to $971m from $465m a year earlier.
This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (August 1, 2017). LONDON -- HSBC Holdings PLC said it would regularly buy back shares if it has extra capital, in the latest sign of strength from the global banking giant. HSBC said Monday it will buy back another $2 billion in shares, adding to the $3.5 billion stock it repurchased since last year.
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