UK headline dividends have declined for the first time since 2015, falling 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly dividend monitor from Link Asset Services.
The report said year-on-year headline dividends fell to £32.6bn as a result of lower special dividends. Link said special dividends were £1.9bn during the quarter, which was deemed "healthy" but lower...
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