Weekly Roundup: Leaked FBI Report Cites Bitcoin Risks, Standard Chartered Exits Iran, and More

Standard Chartered PLC has exited Iran, closing branches in Tehran and the tourist island of Kish, Dow Jones Newswires reported Thursday. The British bank said in 2007 that it would cease taking on new business in the Islamic republic, and closed its few remaining open branches in the country during the first quarter of this year. More Swiss officials have denied a breakdown in talks with the United States over a potential settlement related to a large tax-evasion probe, Bloomberg reported. The denial follows a report by Swiss paper Tages-Anzeiger that Swiss banks won't agree to the terms of the...