HSBC Holdings plc (the Company) announces that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of US$0.50 each on the London Stock Exchange from Goldman Sachs International (Goldman Sachs) as part of its buyback programme announced on 4 August 2016.
Date of purchase:
7 October 2016
Number of ordinary shares of US$0.50 each purchased:
Highest price paid per share:
Lowest price paid per share:
Volume weighted average price paid per share:
Following the purchase of these shares, the Company holds 136,183,556 of its ordinary shares in treasury and has 19,929,508,613 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Therefore the total voting rights in HSBC Holdings plc is 19,929,508,613. 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, HSBC Holdings plc under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.