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Ex-divs to take 1.6 points off FTSE 100 on Oct 31

MILAN, Oct 28 (Reuters) - The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, 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 around 1.6 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) UNILEVER 35.76 1.55 Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: (RIC) COMPANY DIVIDEND (pence) ASHMORE 12.1 DUNELM GROUP 20.5 GO-AHEAD GROUP 71.91 HILTON FOOD GRP 6 MORGAN ADVANCED 4 SENIOR 2.28 VINACAP VIET 5.5 (Reporting by Danilo Masoni, editing by Julien Ponthus)