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COVID-19: outlook for dividends in 2020

COVID-19: outlook for dividends in 2020

Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, and Jane Shoemake, Investment Director, assess the outlook for global dividends given the wide-reaching implications from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Income diversification in the time of coronavirus

Income diversification in the time of coronavirus

Laura Foll, UK income equities portfolio manager, highlights the role of diversification in an investing environment of continuing uncertainty.

COVID-19: cautiously optimistic on Asian equities from an income perspective

COVID-19: cautiously optimistic on Asian equities from an income perspective

Mike Kerley, Asian income equities portfolio manager, shares his views on the latest developments in Asia and discusses the investment implications from an income point of view.

UK equities: diversification is paramount in uncertain times

UK equities: diversification is paramount in uncertain times

Laura Foll, UK equities portfolio manager, provides an update on the market amid the coronavirus outbreak and oil supply price war, as well as what may be instore for UK income investors.

2020 outlook: Asia still attractive for income

2020 outlook: Asia still attractive for income

Mike Kerley, Asian income equities portfolio manager, provides the reasons why he maintains an optimistic outlook for Asia and its prospects for delivering income to investors.

An evolving role for Asian dividend-paying stocks

An evolving role for Asian dividend-paying stocks

In this video, Sat Duhra, Co-Manager of the Asian Dividend Income Strategy with Mike Kerley, discusses the sectors that are likely to offer the most attractive dividends and, how improving corporate governance is boosting the dividend culture in Asia. Sat also examines portfolio positioning and key risks for investors.