The Dividend Yields of the World’s Largest Economies: Chart

Dividend yields vary by country. Some countries such as those in developed Europe, Australia, New Zealand, etc. are traditionally high dividend payers. Most emerging markets are stingy in terms of rewarding shareholders with dividends. Countries like Japan and South Korea are also not great for dividends. The following chart shows the dividend yields by country …

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10 British Stocks With High Projected Dividend Yields For 2018

Investors looking to add overseas dividend stocks can consider UK stocks as the UK equity market has one of the highest dividend yields in the world. The following 10 British companies are projected to have the highest dividend yields this year: Click to enlarge   Source: AJ Bell Dividend Dashboard, Q4,17 Some of these firms trading …

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Why Investors Should Say No To The Narrative, But Not The Opportunity

Many retail investors tend to get caught up with the latest and greatest hypes. But investors are better off avoiding the prevailing narratives and instead focusing on the fundamentals of a company when identifying investment opportunities. For example, during the dot com era the narrative was that internet companies were the future and that nothing …

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Going Abroad Can Reduce Equity Risk And Boost Returns: Infographic

Investing in foreign stocks offer many advantages such as a wide universe of stocks to choose, higher dividend yields in some markets, different earnings growth rates and potential high growth opportunities, etc. The following infographic shows some of the beneits of going overseas: Click to enlarge Source: Global Vision Enhances Equity Insight by Mark Phelps, Scott …

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