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Ex-divs to take 1 point off FTSE 100 on Dec 13

LONDON, Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 10 (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 1 point off the

index.

COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT

(pence)

Associated British Foods (LSE: ABF.L - news) 33.3 0.45

3I Group 15 0.55

Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are:

COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND

(pence)

Assura (LSE: AGR.L - news) 0.685

BCA Market 3

F&C Commercial Property Trust Ltd 0.5

Ferrexpo (Other OTC: FEEXF - news) 6.6 (USc)

Grainger (LSE: GRI.L - news) 3.52

Halfords Group (Frankfurt: A0B5TU - news) 6.18

(Reporting by Josephine Mason)