dividends

Tesco turnaround on track as profits rise 28%

Supermarket giant Tesco has posted increased operating profits of £1.64 billion for the year to 24 February 2018 in a marked improvement to recent results.

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Half of investment trusts now pay quarterly dividends – is this good news?

Half of all investment companies now pay dividends on a quarterly basis, according to new research by the Association of Investment Companies. This is part of an increased trend towards quarterly payments.

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BP shines light on dividend income amid wider market sell-off

Investors rattled by the current turmoil in global markets should consider the importance of dividend...

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Dividend investors have ‘struck gold’ as 2017 is set to be record year

UK dividends soared by 14.3% year-on-year to £28.5 billion in the third quarter, according to the latest Dividend Monitor from Capita Asset Services.

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First 50 Funds: 47th dividend rise for F&C Global Smaller Companies

Investors who hold F&C Global Smaller Companies will be pleased to hear the investment trust has today...

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Global dividend growth at highest level since 2015

Global dividends rose to $218.7bn in the first quarter of 2017, expanding at a rate of 5.4% year-on-year, according to the latest Global Dividend Index from Janus Henderson.

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Dividend heroes of the future revealed

You may recall that last week, the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) unveiled its list of ‘dividend heroes’. Naturally, Moneywise reported on this.

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Budget 2017: dividend tax allowance to be cut to £2,000

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced plans to make the tax-free dividend allowance less generous.

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Joy for income-seekers as dividends top $1 trillion

Dividends paid to investors by stockmarket-listed companies around the world amounted to a collective $1 trillion, a leading fund management firm has revealed.

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UK dividends could top £100 billion in 2014

Dividends payouts by UK companies could reach more than £100 billion this year, with the average equity yielding 4.2%.

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