SoftBank spent $3.8 billion to buy back 63.2 million shares in July, August

Topics SoftBank | Share buybacks

By Sam Nussey TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp on Monday said it spent 398 billion yen ($3.8 billion) buying back 63.2 million shares between July 1 and Aug. 3, part of a repurchase programme that has helped lift its share price to two decade highs.

The latest purchases bring the total spent on buybacks since March to 1 trillion yen ($9.5 billion). SoftBank has approved a further two tranches totalling 1.5 trillion yen which will provide continued support to the conglomerate's shares. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son launched.....

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