Standard Bank Group Limited
The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited
19 August 2021
2021 Interim Financial Results
Publication of the financial results of Standard Bank Group Limited and The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited for the six months ended 30 June 2021
The condensed financial results of Standard Bank Group Limited (Standard Bank) for the six months ended 30 June 2021 have been published and submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and will shortly be available for inspection at https://www.fca.org.uk/publications
The Standard Bank 2021 interim results are set out in the document entitled Standard Bank Group 2021 Interim Results Booklet. The condensed financial results of The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (SBSA) for the six months ended 30 June 2021 are set out on pages 77 to 89 of the document entitled Standard Bank Group 2021 Interim Results Booklet.
The Standard Bank and SBSA annual results will also be available on the Standard Bank Group website at:
Standard Bank Group 2021 Interim Results Booklet:
Trading statement for the year ending 31 December 2021
For the year ending 31 December 2021, headline earnings per ordinary share (HEPS) and basic earnings per ordinary share (EPS) are expected to increase by more than 20% when compared with those in the 12-month period ended 31 December 2020 (HEPS: 1 002.6 cents, basic EPS: 777.0 cents).
A further trading statement will be issued to provide more specific guidance when there is reasonable certainty about the extent of the increases and the relevant HEPS and basic EPS ranges.
Shareholders are advised that the information in this trading statement has not been reviewed or reported on by the group's joint auditors.
For further information, please contact:
Standard Bank Group Limited
5 Simmonds Street, Johannesburg PO Box 2001
Telephone number: +27 11 415 4194
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