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Monday 10 September, 2018

BHP Billiton PLC

Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates

RNS Number : 3232A
BHP Billiton PLC
10 September 2018
 

Group Governance

10 September 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

To:

Australian Securities Exchange

cc:

New York Stock Exchange

 

London Stock Exchange

 

JSE Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates - 2018 Final Dividend

 

Name of entities    

BHP Billiton Limited

BHP Billiton Plc

 

ABN  49 004 028 077

Registration Number  3196209

 

On 21 August 2018, the Board of BHP determined to pay a final dividend of 63 US cents per share for the year ended 30 June 2018. As noted in the dividend determination on 21 August 2018, the currency conversion for Australian cents, British pence and New Zealand cents will be based on the foreign currency exchange rates on the Dividend Reinvestment Election date, 10 September 2018, and for South African cents one week before the Record Date on the JSE Limited, which was 31 August 2018.1

The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the dividend:

 

Dividend 63 US cents

per share

Exchange rate

Dividend per ordinary share in local currency

Australian cents

0.711500

88.545327

British pence

1.293150

48.718246

New Zealand cents

0.652573

96.540923

South African cents1

14.654500

923.233500

 

The dividend will be paid on 25 September 2018.

 

 

 

 

Rachel Agnew

Company Secretary

 

(1) On 31 August 2018 we announced to the London Stock Exchange and the JSE Limited the currency exchange rate applicable to the dividend payable in South African cents.

 

 

 

 

 

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