Developed economies

Dividend cuts: how income investors can beat the drought

As payouts dry up across the blue-chip landscape and beyond, what can income-seeking investors do to stay afloat and ensure they keep a steady flow of dividends? Tom Bailey explains.

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Japan: what’s the post-pandemic outlook?

The country is in a comparatively strong position and a far less perilous one than the deflation vultures perceive, argues Charles Bathurst-Norman.

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What does history teach us about the wave of dividend cuts?

The world is currently braced for a cut to dividend payments of somewhere between 25% and 50% when compared with 2019. That's extreme by historic standards.

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Has Covid-19 overwhelmed populist governments?

Populism has suffered a set of defeats at the hands of Covid-19 as it showed its weaknesses. Is the ‘Establishment’ now back in charge, asks John Redwood.

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Most European-focused equity fund managers failed to beat the market in sell-off

One of the key attractions of active funds is their supposed ability to provide protection in a market sell-off.

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10 equity income gems as Covid dividend cuts bite

Top investment trust picks for income-seekers hit by Covid-19.

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The fund managers betting on healthcare and work-from-home themes

Two of Janus Henderson’s leading investment trust managers identify the sectors that have held up relatively well during the crisis.

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Fund and investment trust tips for the post-pandemic ‘new normal‘

How does a post-Covid-19 global equity portfolio look? Andrew Pitts suggests BATS with FAANGS and GRANOLAS have a place.

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Three ideas for income in the dividend drought

Leading investors and market commentators give some ideas for what income investors may wish to consider.

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