- Standard Chartered is on course to deliver another strong set of full year results for 2012, according to chief executive Peter Sands.

He said: "We continue to focus on the basics of banking, on maintaining a very strong and conservatively positioned balance sheet, and on the disciplined execution of our strategy.

"We continue to see significant opportunities across our markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East."

At 1:11pm: [LON:STAN] Standard Chartered share price was +19.5p at 1508p

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