MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - May 28
DUBAI, May 28 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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 5.90 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND INDEX IMPACT (pence) (points) Barclays 1.00 0.48 BP 5.63 4.23 Bunzl 8.80 0.11 Unilever 19.77 0.94 Whitbread 19.50 0.14 Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND Ashmore Group 10.75 Dechra Pharmaceuticals 8.50 Genus 10.10 Pace 0.928 Stobart Group 2.00
May 27 The mother of ride-hailing firm Uber's chief executive has died in a boating accident near Fresno, California on Friday, the Fresno Bee reported on Saturday.