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RNS Number : 2220J
Standard Chartered PLC
03 April 2024
 

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC

3 April 2024

Transaction in own shares

Standard Chartered PLC ("SC") announces that today it purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of US$0.50 each from J.P. Morgan Securities plc, pursuant to the share buy-back programme previously detailed in the announcement of 26 February 2024 (the "2024 Buy-back").

Aggregated information of ordinary shares purchased today pursuant to the 2024 Buy-back:

Date of purchase:

3 April 2024

Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased:

1,172,000

Lowest price paid per share:

678.6000 pence

Highest price paid per share:

693.4000 pence

Weighted average price paid per share:

688.4970 pence

Aggregated information of ordinary shares purchased today pursuant to the 2024 Buy-back according to each trading venue:

Venue

Weighted average price paid per share (GB pence) 

Aggregate number of shares purchased

Lowest price paid per share
(GB pence) 

Highest price paid per share
(GB pence)

London Stock Exchange

688.4970

1,172,000

678.6000

693.4000

As of close of business London time on the trading day preceding the date of this announcement, SC had applied an aggregate of US$446,646,122.65 to share purchases pursuant to the 2024 Buy-back.

SC intends to cancel the purchased shares. Following the cancellation of the purchased shares, SC will have 2,611,171,759 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in SC will be 652,792,939.

Any such share purchases will be effected in accordance with certain pre-set parameters and limits, and in accordance with applicable law and regulation as described in more detail in SC's announcement of 26 February 2024.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (as incorporated into UK domestic law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018), a full breakdown of the individual trades is attached to this announcement.

http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/2220J_1-2024-4-3.pdf

This announcement will also be available on SC's website at: https://www.sc.com/en/investors/stock-exchange-announcements/

Enquiries to:

Gregg J Powell, Group Head, Investor Relations

+44 (0) 20 7885 5172

Shaun Gamble, Director, Group Media Relations

+44 (0) 20 7885 5934

 

 

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