Ex-divs to take 0.3 points off FTSE 100 on Oct 3

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 0.3 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND INDEX IMPACT (pence) (points) British Land 6.6 0.23 Weir 8.0 0.07 Among FTSE 250

companies going ex-dividend are:

COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND (pence) Bodycote 4.00 F&C Asset Mgt 1.00 Galliford Try 21.00 Inmarsat 16.94 Petropavlovsk 5.00

(Written by David Brett; editing by Patrick Graham)

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