Europe, UK worst affected by global dividends decline

On the 08.24.20 at 3:25PM


Tuba Raqshan

Global dividends fell $108.1bn to $382.2bn in the second quarter, recording a 22% decline (19.3% underlying) – the worst since 2009, according to Janus Henderson Global Dividends Index (JHGDI).

European (excluding the UK) dividends fell 45% on a headline basis (-40% underlying), dropping by $66.9bn, in the second quarter (Q2).

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