The Week Ahead
Read about upcoming market-moving events and plan your trading week
Week commencing 5 June
Chris Beauchamp's insight
This week sees decisions from the Australian and Canadian central banks, while China purchasing managers index (PMI), trade and inflation data will provide more information on that economy as slowdown fears accelerate. Corporate news is light, although there is a first-half update from Crest Nicholson and trading statements from British American Tobacco and Foxtons.
Dividends are applied after the close of the previous day’s session for each market. So, for example, the FTSE 100 goes ex-dividend on a Thursday, but the adjustment is applied at the close of the previous day, e.g. Wednesday. The table below shows the days in which the adjustment is applied, not the ex-dividend days.
|EU Stocks 50|
|Singapore Blue Chip|
|Hong Kong HS50||1.6||28.5||20.2||15.4||9.1||2.1|
|South Africa 40|