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StanChart mulls raising at least US$4 billion

Sources say it has made no final decision yet over a possible share sale

SLIDING PROFIT: The bank has felt the brunt of a turmoil sparked by plunging commodity prices and concern that China's economy is slowing more than expected.


STANDARD Chartered Plc has held discussions with bankers on raising at least US$4 billion as British regulators toughen scrutiny on lenders with exposure to emerging markets in a second round of stress tests, people with knowledge of the plan said.

While the bank has