Friday Email: 26 October 2018
Every Friday morning our lead analyst Mark Riding sends out his weekly run-down and upcoming events in the investor calendar, like this one:
The FTSE 100 has has a poor week falling approximately 150 points and is trading well below 7000 at 6850.
The past week has seen no significant dividend announcements and has been generally very quiet from a reporting perspective, which continues into next week before we start to get very busy the following week.
Going ex dividend this coming Thursday with yields in excess of 2% we have SCS (5%), Ashmore (3.5%), Softcat (3.5% comprising 2.2% for the special dividend plus 1.3% for the final dividend) and Braemar Shipping Services for 2.2%.
The Friday email is delivered to over 20,000 subscriber’s every week, and remains a widely read run-down of recent events and what investors can expect in the week ahead written by our chief analyst Mark Riding.
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Read next: 19 October 2018
The FTSE 100 has had a moderate week rising to 7020. The markets have had a rough time over the past weeks due to fears over US interest rates and the stalling Brexit talks. Chinese growth figures were also very slightly below market expectations.
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