May 18, 2018 / 12:46 PM / 5 months ago

Glencore declines comment on report of UK bribery probe

LONDON (Reuters) - Glencore (GLEN.L) on Friday said it could not comment on a report by Bloomberg that it may face an enquiry from Britain’s Serious Fraud Office into allegations of bribery linked to its operations in Democratic Republic of Congo.

FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, July 18, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

Glencore’s share price traded around 6 percent lower after the Bloomberg report.

No-one at the SFO was immediately available for comment.

Reporting by Barbara Lewis and Pratima Desai

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