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Tuesday 02 March, 2021

Standard Chrtrd PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 9291Q
Standard Chartered PLC
02 March 2021
 

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC

2 March 2021

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 Merrill Lynch International ("BofA Securities"), pursuant to the share buy-back programme previously outlined on 25 February 2021 and detailed in the announcement of 26 February 2021.

Ordinary shares:

Date of purchase:

2 March 2021

Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased:

1,629,519

Lowest price paid per share:

470.7000 pence

Highest price paid per share:

489.7000 pence

Weighted average price paid per share:

483.9716 pence

 

Aggregated information of ordinary shares purchased today 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

483.4622

924,144

470.7000

489.7000

Turquoise

484.6614

147,232

471.3000

489.6000

Chi-X (CXE)

484.1146

210,506

470.7000

489.7000

BATS (BXE)

485.0756

281,833

471.9000

489.6000

Aquis UK

484.3961

65,804

472.7000

489.7000

 

SC intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the cancellation of the purchased shares, SC will hold no ordinary shares in treasury and will have 3,153,035,615 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total voting rights in SC will be 788,258,903. This figure for the total number of voting rights may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, SC under the FCA's Disclosure Guidelines and Transparency Rules.

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 2021.

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/9291Q_1-2021-3-2.pdf

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

Enquiries to:

Mark Stride, Head of Investor Relations  +44 (0) 20 7885 8596

Julie Gibson, Head of Media Relations  +44 (0) 20 7885 2434

 

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