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Employees of Standard Chartered leave a branch of the bank in central Seoul August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Employees of Standard Chartered leave a branch of the bank in central Seoul August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Employees of Standard Chartered leave a branch of the bank in central Seoul August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
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Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank Peter Sands speaks during a plenary session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in this January 29, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files

Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank Peter Sands speaks during a plenary session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in this January 29, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files

Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank Peter Sands speaks during a plenary session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in this January 29, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Files
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Standard Chartered Group CEO Peter Sands attends a news conference in Hong Kong in this March 17, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

Standard Chartered Group CEO Peter Sands attends a news conference in Hong Kong in this March 17, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

Standard Chartered Group CEO Peter Sands attends a news conference in Hong Kong in this March 17, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files
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