The top 10 companies contributed 17% of all global dividends, the same proportion since 2016, totalling $45.18 billion.
Money Observer's model portfolios bounced back into the black as stock and bond markets rose in tandem.
Overseas investment trusts offer investors more exotic income sources that can also act as counterweights to UK-centric risks.
Whether your goal is income, growth or a bit of both, our model portfolios can be a profitable place to start.
After three successful years of designing portfolios to produce a £10,000 annual income, we introduce new medium- and higher-risk line-ups, plus one for investors seeking to avoid the UK.
Last year’s portfolio delivered on its £10K income target, but total returns fell in 2018. This year, capital preservation is key.
Our fund and trust panellists share their global growth and income choices for the year ahead. We also highlight two wildcard selections that look particularly good value at the start of 2019.
We identify the most promising asset classes, regions and sectors for income-seeking investors in the year ahead.
The unloved UK market continued to underwhelm in the third quarter, prompting a rethink for some of our model portfolios.