Global dividends on track to hit pre-Covid levels as Q2 payouts soar

Janus Henderson's latest Global Dividend Index

Pedro Gonçalves
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Janus Henderson has upgraded its 2021 forecast to $1.39trn from $1.36trn

Janus Henderson has upgraded its 2021 forecast to $1.39trn from $1.36trn

Global dividends jumped by 26.3% year-on-year on a headline basis, recovering to $471.7bn, with analysts predicting dividend payouts will return to pre-pandemic highs in the next 12 months.

According to the Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, a strong dividend recovery is underway with payouts from companies restarting payments reaching $33.3bn, which contributed three-quarters of ...

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