Ex-divs to take 11.78 points off FTSE 100 on March 20
The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Wednesday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 11.78 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND INDEX IMPACT (pence) (points) ANGLO AMERICAN 53 U.S. cents 1.81 AVIVA 9 1.04 HSBC 18 U.S. cents 8.64 INTERCONT. 27.70 0.30 HOTELS Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND ALLIANCE TRUST 2.32 BERKELEY GROUP 15.00 CLOSE BROTHERS 15.00 DUNELM 4.50 FERREXPO 6.60 US cents GALLIFORD TRY 12.00 GO-AHEAD 25.50 INTL PERSONAL 4.51 FINANCE LADBROKES 4.60 LANCASHIRE 10.00 US cents LAW DEB CORP 9.75 MILLENIUM & 11.51 COPTHORNE MONEYSUPERMKT 3.94 SEGRO 7.92
DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.