Corporate Actions for Trading Assets
The most common corporate action is a dividend payment, i.e. when an issuing company shares profits with its shareholders. Here’s what you should keep in mind:
The ex-dividend date is the date after which the buyer can’t receive the next dividend payment .
On the ex-dividend date the price of stock, typically decreases by an amount equal to the dividend paid..
Stock indices tumble as well, when companies, pay the relevant stock dividends.
Companies offer stock and index CFDs. Any corporate action as to t underlying asset—stocks or stock indices—impacts CFDs as well.