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Standard Chartered PLC
22 August 2019
STANDARD CHARTERED PLC
22 August 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 Merrill Lynch International.
Date of purchase: 22 August 2019
Number of ordinary shares purchased: 662,000
Lowest price per share: 617.4000
Highest price per share: 621.8000
Trading venue: XLON
Weighted average price per day per trading venue: 619.4695
SC intends to cancel the purchased shares.
Following the purchase of these shares, SC will have 3,210,577,148 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total voting rights in SC will be 802,644,287. 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/
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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