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Do you add dividends?

Dividends are the portion of corporate profits that are allocated to shareholders, and the cut-off date for share ownership in order to qualify for a dividend is known as ex-dividend date.
If you have an equity CFD position open on the ex-dividend date, an adjustment will be made to your account in respect of the dividend or distribution attributable to the related instrument in the underlying market. If you hold a buy position you will receive the dividend as a positive adjustment to your account, however, if you hold a short (sell) position there will be a negative adjustment to your account for the dividend. Please note that voting rights are not acquired with equity CFDs.

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