Four reasons why dividends are set to rise

It’s dividend season again, and there’s strong evidence that payouts will keep rising over time.

Key take-out: On average, dividends around the world have only slightly lagged inflation over long time periods of time.

Key beneficiaries: General investors. Category: Shares. 

With record low interest rates, and shares still around 20 per cent below their 2007 highs (nine years ago now), investing seems to be a ‘damned if I do, damned if I don’t challenge’.


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