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Conservatives aim to sell Lloyds shares to small investors

19/04 01:51 CET

Conservatives aim to sell Lloyds shares to small investors

By David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne said on Sunday that he intends to sell billions of pounds of government shares in Lloyds Banking Group to small investors if his Conservative Party wins the May 7 election. Britain's government put more than 20 billion pounds of public money into Lloyds at the height of the financial crisis in 2008 and 2009 - buying 43 percent of the bank - and has…

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