Habib Bank Limited (HBL) VS Standard Chartered Bank

In daily busy routine everyone wants to save his/her money in a safe place with meaningful benefits on it. There are many local and international banks operating in Pakistan with different benefits and services. Following is the comparison of two private biggest banks of Pakistan, Habib Bank Limited (HBL) and Standard Chartered Bank.

Habib Bank Limited (HBL)

Founded in 1941.
Owned by Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development.
In 1951 it opened its first international branch in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
In 1972 the bank moved its headquarters to Habib Bank Plaza.
Pakistani multinational bank.
Based in Habib Bank Plaza, Karachi, Pakistan.
Largest bank by assets in Pakistan.
HBL became Pakistan first commercial bank.
As of 2018, HBL has more than 1700 branches with a presence in over 25 countries spanning across four continents.
Habib Bank offers the basic range of banking services to its customers, to include commercial, bank in the emerging markets.

Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, England.
The name Standard Chartered comes from the names of the two banks from which it was formed by merger in 1969: The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, and Standard Bank of British South Africa.
The Bank has been operating in Pakistan since 1863 when it first established its operations in Karachi.
It operates a network of more than 1,200 branches.
Employs around 87,000 people.
More than 70 countries.
It is a universal bank with operations in consumer, corporate and institutional banking, and treasury services.
Standard Chartered has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
It had a market capitalization of approximately £24.4 billion as of 4 April 2017, the 28th-largest of any company with a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange.

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