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Director dealings: Currys chair invests, M&S board members cover tax liabilities

(Sharecast News) - Currys was again on the list of director buys on Friday, after the chair of its board purchased almost 0.2m shares. The retailer said Ian Dyson picked up 150,000 shares in a single transaction in London on 6 July.

Dyson paid 47.56p for each share, valuing the investment at £71,340.

On the selling side of the ledger was Marks & Spencer, after a number of its directors sold shares to cover tax liabilities after the award of performance plan shares.

Its chief executive officer S Machan sold 220,095 shares, and co-chief executive officer K Bickerville offloaded 176,076 shares.

Managing director of clothing and home, R Price, sold 194,699 shares, and operations director S Berendji sold 145,601 shares.

All of the sales took place on 6 July, at a price of 190.18p for each share.

At the close on Friday, shares in Currys were up 2.36% at 49.42p, while those in Marks & Spencer Group were 3.04% firmer at 191.5p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Director name: Brand,Martin Amount purchased: 37,791 @ 8,103.58p Value: �3,062,423.81

Currys (CURY) Director name: Dyson,Ian Amount purchased: 150,000 @ 47.56p Value: �71,340.00

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Score,Tim Amount purchased: 8,050 @ 310.54p Value: �24,998.47

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Goodhew,Irvinder Amount purchased: 4,708 @ 310.54p Value: �14,620.22

Jpmorgan Global Markets Emerging Income Trust (JEMI) Director name: Gulliver,Caroline Amount purchased: 10,000 @ 124.95p Value: �12,495.00

Manolete Partners (MANO) Director name: Devoy,Annie Amount purchased: 5,000 @ 243.00p Value: �12,150.00

British Land Company (BLND) Director name: Aedy,Mark Amount purchased: 2,935 @ 310.54p Value: �9,114.35

Mitie Group (MTO) Director name: Mapp,Derek Amount purchased: 8,508 @ 96.96p Value: �8,249.36

(OHT) Director name: Walker,Stephen Amount purchased: 50,000 @ 13.79p Value: �6,895.00

Supply@me Capital (SYME) Director name: Ganyushin,Albert Amount purchased: 5,000,000 @ 0.11p Value: �5,700.00

(OHT) Director name: Walker,Stephen Amount purchased: 35,000 @ 13.60p Value: �4,760.00

(OHT) Director name: Walker,Stephen Amount purchased: 25,000 @ 14.59p Value: �3,647.50

Supply@me Capital (SYME) Director name: Galligan,Alexandra Amount purchased: 2,493,333 @ 0.12p Value: �2,879.80

Mitie Group (MTO) Director name: Reilly ,Mary Amount purchased: 2,160 @ 96.96p Value: �2,094.34

Mitie Group (MTO) Director name: Shah,Salma Amount purchased: 2,055 @ 96.96p Value: �1,992.53

Carr's Group (CARR) Director name: Page,Peter Amount purchased: 1,194 @ 147.50p Value: �1,761.10

Cmc Markets (CMCX) Director name: Marshall,Euan Amount purchased: 196 @ 153.34p Value: �300.55

Cmc Markets (CMCX) Director name: Fineberg,David Amount purchased: 196 @ 153.34p Value: �300.55

Mj Gleeson (GLE) Director name: Allanson ,Stefan Amount purchased: 52 @ 386.00p Value: �200.72

Mj Gleeson (GLE) Director name: Prothero,Graham Amount purchased: 52 @ 386.00p Value: �200.72

Mj Gleeson (GLE) Director name: Johnson,Leanne Amount purchased: 52 @ 386.00p Value: �200.72

Lsl Property Services (LSL) Director name: Stewart,David Amount purchased: 55 @ 275.00p Value: �151.25

Lsl Property Services (LSL) Director name: Castleton ,Adam Amount purchased: 55 @ 275.00p Value: �151.25

Close Brothers Group (CBG) Director name: Sainsbury,Adrian Amount purchased: 17 @ 883.00p Value: �150.11

Close Brothers Group (CBG) Director name: Sainsbury,Adrian Amount purchased: 17 @ 883.00p Value: �150.11

Moneysupermarket.com Group (MONY) Director name: Duffy,Peter Amount purchased: 56 @ 267.80p Value: �149.97

(ITH) Director name: Bruce,Alan Alexander Amount purchased: 100 @ 149.44p Value: �149.44

(ITH) Director name: Myerson,Gilad Amount purchased: 100 @ 149.44p Value: �149.44

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX) Director name: Thakrar,Rakesh Amount purchased: 27 @ 532.58p Value: �143.80

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX) Director name: Briggs,Andrew Amount purchased: 27 @ 532.58p Value: �143.80

Ssp Group (SSPG) Director name: Davies,Jonathan Amount purchased: 51 @ 244.80p Value: �124.85

(ITH) Director name: Bruce,Alan Alexander Amount purchased: 202 @ n/a Value: n/a

(ITH) Director name: Myerson,Gilad Amount purchased: 202 @ n/a Value: n/a

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX) Director name: Briggs,Andrew Amount purchased: 9 @ n/a Value: n/a

Ssp Group (SSPG) Director name: Davies,Jonathan Amount purchased: 25 @ n/a Value: n/a

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX) Director name: Thakrar,Rakesh Amount purchased: 9 @ n/a Value: n/a

Top Director Sells

Marks & Spencer Group (MKS) Director name: Machin,Stuart Amount sold: 220,095 @ 190.18p Value: �418,576.68

Marks & Spencer Group (MKS) Director name: Bickerstaffe,Katie Amount sold: 176,076 @ 190.18p Value: �334,861.34

Nb Global Monthly Income Fund Limited Red Ord Shs Npv £ (NBMI) Director name: Staples,David Amount sold: 7,284 @ 79.35p Value: �5,779.85

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