Monthly review – June 2020

June 2020

Most financial market indicators remain optimistic relative to economic indicators, but the outlook for equity dividends looks bleak. The FT reports that total dividend payouts by European companies are expected to fall between 30% and 50% this year.

After the 2008 financial crisis, almost half of the companies that made up the iTraxx Europe Index either cut or suspended their equity dividend the following year.

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