Friday Email: 23 August 2019
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 had a reasonably good week and is up over 60 points.
The past week has seen a moderate level of activity with mixed results from the mining sector as BHP and Antofagasta posted strong dividend increases, whereas South32 reduced their dividend.
The bank holiday week ahead is very quiet.
Going ex dividend on Thursday with yields in excess of 2% we have Hammerson (5.3%), Plus 500 (3%), Hostelworld (2.6%), Centamin (2.4%), Wood Group (2.3%), Solid State (2%) and St James's Place for 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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The FTSE 100 has performed badly this week dropping around 200 points at yesterdays closing. The FTSE is currently closed due to a 'trading issue'
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