CAL - FINAL DIVIDEND AND CLOSURE OF REGISTER AND AGM NOTICE
CAL BANK LIMITED CAL - FINAL DIVIDEND AND CLOSURE OF REGISTER AND AGM NOTICE
CAL has announced a final dividend of GH¢0.012 per share in respect of its financial year ended December 31, 2009.
All shareholders registered in the books of CAL at the close of business on Monday, March 22, 2010 will qualify for the final dividend of GH¢0.012 per share which would be approved at the Annual General Meeting.
Closure of Register
The Register of shareholders will be closed from Tuesday, March 23, - Thursday, March 25, 2010 (both dates inclusive).
In view of the foregoing, the ex-dividend date has been set as Thursday, March 18, 2010. Consequently, an investor purchasing CAL shares before this date will be entitled to the final dividend. However, an investor buying CAL shares on or after Thursday, March 18, 2010 will not be entitled to the final dividend.
Dividend Payment Date
The final dividend of GH¢0.012 per share will be paid on Friday, April 30, 2010.
Annual General Meeting
The bank’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at the Ghana College of Physician and Surgeon at 10.00 am.
Issued in Accra, this 2nd
day of March, 2010
GHANA STOCK EXCHANGE DATA NOW AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE ON BLOOMBERG
Real-time market data feed from the Ghana Stock Exchange (“GSE”) is now available to investors across the globe via the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® service. With this development, Bloomberg users can access GSE real-time trade reports, quotes and index pricing. Bloomberg is the first vendor to carry GSE data.
“This new development is in line with the GSE’s vision of reaching out to investors globally and ensuring that timely and efficient trade information is available at all times. It is our belief that the relationship with Bloomberg will enhance the attractiveness of our market to both local and international investors and position the GSE as the preferred investment destination in Sub-Saharan Africa” said Mr. Kofi Yamoah, Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange.
“Bloomberg is the first vendor to offer the global distribution of real time exchange data from Ghana. This addition recognizes the increasing investor appetite for investments into Africa. Bloomberg users now have access to live prices for all the exchanges in West Africa. It reinforces our commitment to be the leading source for real-time prices for emerging markets,” said Gerard Francis, Bloomberg’s head of Global Emerging Markets.
Issued in Accra, this 2nd
day of March, 2010.