- Close Brothers Group has confirmed that a programme to purchase shares with an aggregate market value equivalent to £7.4m, will commence on 30 November and end no later than 31 January 2018.

The Company said the purpose of the share purchase is to meet future obligations arising from the group's all-employee share option schemes.

The shares purchased will be held in Treasury and used to meet the future demand for shares from the group's employee share plans.

At 2:08pm: [LON:CBG] Close Brothers Group PLC share price was +2p at 1410p

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