Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited traces its roots to 1896 when it existed as Bank of British West Africa. It was indeed the first bank to operate in Ghana and it also acted as the central bank in those days. The bank's name was changed to Bank of West Africa after Ghana's Independence and later on changed again to Standard Bank Ghana Limited.

The bank was licensed as a limited liability company on September 18, 1970 and later became a public company in 1971. After the Standard Bank and Chartered Bank (both of UK) merger, Standard Bank Ghana Limited automatically became a member of the Standard Chartered Group.

Banking and other related services are the company's main business. SCB was provisionally listed on the GSE on November 12, 1990 and its official list was on August 23, 1991. Stanchart has 100 million authorized. It has 17.6 million ordinary shares and 17.5 million preference shares, SCB has a stated capital of GHS 13.13 million. Standard Chartered Holdings Africa B V (Holland) owns 66.50% ordinary shares and 87.60% preference shares in SCB.

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ISIN: GH0000000185

Symbol: SCB

Sector: Finance

Financial Year End: December 31

Corporate Website: www.standardchartered.com

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