Standard Bank is a South African-based global financial services company founded in 1862. It is the largest South African banking group ranked by market capitalisation and earnings.
In addition to retail and business banking, Standard Bank's Corporate and Investment Banking division supports a wide range of clients around the world in banking, finance, trading, investment and advisory services. Standard Bank has offices in 17 African countries and 21 countries on other continents. It currently runs financial market trading operations in Johannesburg, London, New York, Hong Kong, Brazil, Istanbul and Moscow Standard Bank was recognized as Africa Bank of the Year and Emerging Markets Bank of the Year by The Banker magazine. – less