We have updated our Terms of Use.
Please read our new Privacy Statement before continuing.

Beast of the East

4 March 2010 By John Foley

Both banks fared well in the crisis. Yet results for 2009 suggest StanChart is the better bet. HSBC has greater scale, but is constrained by its huge U.S. and UK businesses. StanChart’s bigger focus on India may also pay off. It deserves a higher rating than its larger rival.

This content is for Subscribers only

To access full Breakingviews.com content you must be a subscriber. Please use the following link to request a trial.

 

Email a friend

Please complete the form below.

Required fields *

*
*
*

(Separate multiple email addresses with commas)