PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - June 26
June 26 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories 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 1.8 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) UNADJUSTED INDEX IMPACT DIVIDEND (points) Diageo 18.1 1.8 Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY (RIC) UNADJUSTED INDEX IMPACT DIVIDEND Beazley 5.6 1.5 easyJet 21.5 2.8 HICL 3.575 1.7 Infrastructure Witan Inv Trust 7.2 0.7
MEXICO CITY, June 25 Tropical Storm Dora, located off the western coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean, is strengthening quickly and is expected to become a hurricane on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday.
June 26 Takata Corp has 1.7 trillion yen ($15.27 billion) in liabilities - Jiji, citing Tokyo Shoko Research estimate