RNS Number : 1509F

Standard Chartered PLC

10 July 2019


10 July 2019

Transaction in own shares

Standard Chartered PLC ("SC") announces that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of US$0.50 each on the London Stock Exchange through J.P. Morgan Securities plc.

Ordinary Shares:

 Date of purchase:                                    10 July 2019 
 Number of ordinary shares purchased:                 1,442,000 
 Lowest price per share:                              733.8000 
 Highest price per share:                             742.6000 
 Trading venue:                                       XLON 
 Weighted average price per day per trading venue:    738.5751 

SC intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the purchase of these shares, SC will have 3,245,763,507 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total voting rights in SC will be 811,440,876. 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.

SC holds no shares in Treasury.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the Market Abuse Regulation), a full breakdown of the individual trades is attached to this announcement.


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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