Standard Life Aberdeen PLC (SLA.L)
* STANDARD LIFE ABERDEEN PLC NOTIFIES THAT, AS AT 19 JUNE 2019, IT PURCHASED FOLLOWING NUMBER OF ITS ORDINARY SHARES OF 13 ( 61 ) / ( 63 ) PENCE EACH ON LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE FROM CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS LIMITED
LONDON Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies.
LONDON Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound ($8.06 million) pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies.
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LONDON, May 16 Lloyds Banking Group is braced for a potential shareholder revolt over senior executives' pay at its annual meeting on Thursday, after criticism by politicians and a string of similar rebellions at rival banks.
May 15 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 11 points higher at 7,252 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.45% ahead of the cash market open.
May 15 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 11 points higher at 7,252 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * PETRA DIAMONDS: Petra Diamonds said on Tuesday it sold a 425-carat diamond, recovered at its flagship Cullinan mine in South Africa in March, to Belgium-based Stargems Group for $15 million, potentially helping it turn free cash flow positive this year. * RIO TINTO: A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Tur
May 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON, May 14 More than 40% of shareholders in Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) voted against the company's pay report at its annual general meeting on Tuesday, which SLA said was due to concern about its new chief financial officer's (CFO) pay.
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