Standard Chartered Bank bags two Global Trade Review (GTR) best deals for Trade Innovation in the 2021 awards

Standard Chartered Bank scooped two prestigious Global Trade Review (GTR) awards for trade innovation. The bank was awarded the best deals in Finance Transaction for pandemic relief in Africa and Tanzania Light Railway Project Financing. For the first award, Standard Chartered Bank’s was recognized for … Continue reading Standard Chartered Bank bags two Global Trade Review (GTR) best deals for Trade Innovation in the 2021 awards

Insights into the new IMF SDR allocation – What that means for Kenya – By Eva Wanjiku Otieno, Principal, Africa Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank

The IMF has proposed a USD 650bn increase to its existing Special Drawing Rights (SDR) reserves. This could triple existing SDR reserves, boosting the IMF’s international reserve assets for member countries around the world. This initiative seeks to provide additional … Continue reading Insights into the new IMF SDR allocation – What that means for Kenya – By Eva Wanjiku Otieno, Principal, Africa Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered Women in Tech Incubator awards 5 businesses with USD10,000 funding

The Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with @iBizAfrica-Strathmore University has today awarded 5 participating businesses KES 1,000,000 each in the culmination of the 4th cohort of the Standard Chartered Bank Women in Tech incubation program.  The winning firms include:  Ecila Films which … Continue reading Standard Chartered Women in Tech Incubator awards 5 businesses with USD10,000 funding

Standard Chartered Bank launches initiative to increase access to financial services for Women

Standard Chartered Bank has today launched the Women in Tech Access to Capital initiative aimed at increasing women’s participation in business. The initiative will help women entrepreneurs access start-up financing and help grow their businesses. As part of the Bank’s … Continue reading Standard Chartered Bank launches initiative to increase access to financial services for Women

Standard Chartered Extends KShs 200 million credit line to Gertrude’s Hospital in fight against Covid-19

Standard Chartered Kenya announced that Gertrudes Hospital is the latest company to complete a drawdown from the Bank’s global USD1 billion COVID-19 financing commitment, underscoring its ongoing efforts to support local businesses in the pandemic response. Standard Chartered’s extension of … Continue reading Standard Chartered Extends KShs 200 million credit line to Gertrude’s Hospital in fight against Covid-19