Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSA) has introduced the option to receive the dividends in US dollars and has announced the full electronic settlement of its dividends.
- The company will introduce the option for shareholders to receive the dividends in US dollars with effect from the fourth quarter 2019 interim dividend.
- In other development, the company will settle its dividend with its shareholders fully electronically either in CREST or via interbank transfers.
- The company has said that unless the shareholders elect to receive an alternative currency, the dividends on both A and B shares will continue to be paid in euro and pound sterling respectively.
- On 18th December 2019, at the time of writing, GMT 08:04 AM, RDSA shares were trading at GBX 2,230.00, down by 3.00 points or 0.13% against the previous day closing price.