Edition 41, March 2024

Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index


The first-of-its-kind, this is a quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends, analysing dividends paid by the 1,200 largest firms by market capitalisation. It is a measure of progress that global firms are making in paying their investors an income on their capital.

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Global dividends rose 5.0% on an underlying basis

to a record US$1.66 trillion in 2023

Banks contributed most to growth in Q3

Banks delivered record dividends in 2023

and contributed half the world’s dividend growth

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86% of companies globally increased dividends


or held them steady

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22 countries saw record payouts,

including the US, France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Mexico and Indonesia

Janus Henderson Investors 31 December 2023| Marketing communication

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Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, Edition 41