The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached yet another record high today closing at 21891 – That’s now four record highs on four consecutive days. 22000 is just on the horizon.
FTSE 100 Companies going Ex Dividend this week: (31/07/17 – 04/08/17) Micro Focus International PLC (MCRO) – Ex dividend date: 03/08/17 – record date: 04/08/17 Unilever PLC (ULVR) – Ex dividend date: 03/08/17 – record date: 04/08/17 RELIX PLC (REL)- Ex dividend date: 03/08/17 – record date: 04/08/17
The DOW Jones achieved another record high on Friday (28/07/17) closing at: 21830 – holding on to smaller gains this session. That’s three new highs on consecutive days! Can the DOW Jones Industrial Average really reach 22000 this year?
The top FTSE 100 performer today was: AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) – up 3.6% – Share price: £44.81 The bottom FTSE 100 performer today was: British American Tobacco PLC (BATS) – down 6.8% – Share price: £49.60
Jeff Bezos of Amazon, taking the lead from Bill Gates of Microsoft as richest man in the world… No…hang on a minute – Jeff Bezos has handed the baton back to Bill Gates. Amazon share price dropped following disappointing results and Mr. Bezos had to relinquish the top spot held …
US growth rate rises to 2.6% compared to 1.2% in the first three months initial estimates show. The US economy grew in the second quarter of the year – led by business investment and consumer spending.