Income investing

The world's top 10 dividend-paying companies

Global dividend payments reached a record high in the third quarter of 2018, but which individual shares paid the most?

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Model Portfolio Review: UK’s troubles call for change of direction

The unloved UK market continued to underwhelm in the third quarter, prompting a rethink for some of our model portfolios. 

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Model Portfolio Review: Growth stocks propel models back to black

As global markets continue upwards, all of our models are back in the black, so we are banking some profits and adding a few new faces.

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How to find the most reliable dividend stocks

The FTSE 100 lists 26 so-called 'dividend kings'. However, assessing the income-paying credentials of UK and overseas-listed stocks requires considerable care.

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FTSE 350 companies’ dividend cover doubles over 12 months

The UK’s 350 largest listed companies have doubled their dividend cover since last year as profits have risen.

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How to profit from new phase of Asian Growth

Mike Kerley, manager of Henderson Far East Income trust, explains how he is looking at Asian opportunities in a new way.

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Specialist investment trust ideas: Three unusual income plays

Three recent launches capitalise on the thirst for yield in very different ways. Cherry Reynard outlines their approaches.

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Income ideas: where to find inflation-beating 5% plus yields

Savings rates still fall short of inflation. Kyle Caldwell explains how to get a better deal by going down the stock market route.

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10 shares to give you a £10,000 annual income in 2018

Last year’s share portfolio generated income just short of the £10,000 target and total returns well over it.

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