Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Standard Chartered Plc LSE:STAN London Ordinary Share GB0004082847 ORD USD0.50
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  8.00 2.01% 406.40 407.00 407.30 410.50 396.00 396.60 5,734,194 16:35:24
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Banks 12,478.5 2,799.7 43.0 8.8 12,989

Standard Chartered PLC Transaction in Own Shares

26/03/2020 6:20pm

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Standard Chartered PLC

26 March 2020


26 March 2020

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 through J.P. Morgan Securities plc, pursuant to the share buy-back programme previously announced on 27 February 2020.

Ordinary Shares:

 Date of purchase:                                 26 March 2020 
 Aggregate number of ordinary shares purchased:    1,371,597 
 Lowest price paid per share:                      453.3000 
 Highest price paid per share:                     487.1000 
 Weighted average price paid per share:            477.9539 

Aggregated information of ordinary shares purchased today according to each trading venue:

         Venue            Weighted average       Aggregate         Lowest        Highest 
                             price paid          number of        price paid    price paid 
                              per share       shares purchased    per share     per share 
 London Stock Exchange        478.6112           1,260,761        453.3000      487.1000 
                         -----------------  ------------------  ------------  ------------ 
 Turquoise                    465.3043             6,953          464.0000      467.0000 
                         -----------------  ------------------  ------------  ------------ 
 Chi-X (CXE)                  466.7415            21,364          464.0000      470.6000 
                         -----------------  ------------------  ------------  ------------ 
 BATS (BXE)                   471.8804            82,519          453.8000      476.0000 
                         -----------------  ------------------  ------------  ------------ 

SC intends to cancel the purchased shares.

Following the purchase of these shares, SC will have 3,162,283,337 ordinary shares in issue. Therefore, the total voting rights in SC will be 790,570,834 . 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 respect of this buy-back programme, J.P. Morgan Securities plc will purchase SC's ordinary shares, acting as principal, for a period from 2 March 2020 up to and including 14 May 2020.

Any such share purchases will be effected in accordance with certain pre-set parameters, and in accordance with (and subject to limits prescribed by) SC's general authority to repurchase ordinary shares granted by its shareholders, Chapter 12 of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rules, Article 5(1) of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (the "Market Abuse Regulation"), the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052, the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and the Hong Kong Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-Backs.

In accordance with Article 5(1)(b) of 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:

Enquiries to:

   Mark Stride, Head of Investor Relations                +44 (0) 20 7885 8596 
   Julie Gibson, Head of Media Relations                   +44 (0) 20 7885 2434 

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact or visit



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