UK equity income market review: Dividends set to pick up in Q2 2021
Global dividends are calculated to have fallen during 2020 at a headline rate of 15.7% in a best-case scenario and by 18.5% in a worst-case scenario, according to Janus Henderson’s Global Dividend Ind...
19th Jan 2021
UK equity income market review: A tough Q3 for UK dividends
UK share prices surged and yields fell during November as investors became increasingly optimistic over prospects for economic recovery.
15th Dec 2020
UK equity income market review: What next for dividends?
Hopes that a nascent economic recovery could lead to a renaissance for UK dividends were dealt a blow at the end of October as the Government implemented further lockdown measures in a bid to stem the...
5th Nov 2020
UK equity income market review: Search for yield remains a challenge
UK share prices were dragged down during September by fears that the economic recovery could be held back by a “second wave” of coronavirus infections. The FTSE 100 Index fell by 1.6% during September...
14th Oct 2020
UK equity income market review: UK dividends fall sharply in Q2
UK investors suffered some of the most severe dividend cuts in the world during the second quarter.
16th Sep 2020
UK equity income market review: UK dividends dive in Q2
UK share prices continued to fall during July as investors’ worries about the possibility of another wave of coronavirus infection.
11th Aug 2020
UK equity income: Clouded prospects for UK dividends
Although UK share prices generally strengthened over June as lockdown measures continued to ease, the outlook for dividend payments remained uncertain.
5th Aug 2020
UK equity income market review: Companies continue to cancel dividends
The outlook for income-seeking investors continued to deteriorate during May as companies sought to shore up their balance sheets by cancelling dividend payouts
10th Jun 2020
UK equity income market review: Dividend cuts continue
Having experienced a difficult March, in which share prices plunged and dividends were cancelled, income-seeking investors experienced fresh pain in April as more companies opted to suspend their payo...
18th May 2020
UK equity income market review: Brexit, trade… and the Coronavirus
In common with most major equity markets around the world, UK equity indices fell during January as concerns over the rise of Coronavirus outweighed optimism.
13th Feb 2020
UK equity income market review: A defining moment for Brexit
The UK General Election proved to be a defining moment for Brexit in the UK as Boris Johnson’s decisive victory – with an 80-seat majority – paved the way for his Brexit deal to clear the House of Com...
15th Jan 2020
UK equity income market review: Politics dominate in September
UK investors’ attention was largely absorbed by Brexit during September.
15th Oct 2019
UK equity income market review: Equity income remains out of favour
Although bond yields have continued to fall to record lows, income-seeking investors do not appear to be moving towards UK equity income, daunted by a backdrop of ongoing political and economic uncert...
16th Sep 2019
UK equity income market review: Weak pound boosts share prices in July
UK equity prices generally rose during July as intensifying speculation over the possibility of a no-deal Brexit drove down the pound’s value against the US dollar and the euro.
19th Aug 2019
UK equity funds move back into favour
UK share prices rose and equity yields fell in June in the face of ongoing political uncertainty. The unfolding story of Brexit entered a new chapter during the month as the Conservative Party.
10th Jul 2019
UK equity income market update: UK equity funds move back into favour
UK equity income market review: Brexit drives up equity yields
UK share prices fell during May as Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she would be standing down.
12th Jun 2019
UK equity income market review: UK dividend growth set to continue
Dividend payouts from UK companies reached a new first-quarter record during the first three months of 2019.
14th May 2019
UK equity income market review: Brexit puzzle remains unsolved
The Brexit conundrum remained unsolved as March drew to a close, and the UK remained in the EU as Brexit Day was pushed out to 12 April. The yield on the FTSE 100 Index declined over March.
17th Apr 2019
UK equity income market review: UK equity yields surged over 2018
UK equity markets continued their downward trend into December amid intensifying speculation over the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Although the government managed to reach an agreement with the EU...
17th Dec 2018
UK equity income market review: Record Q3 for UK dividends
Concerns about Brexit, global economic growth, geopolitical issues and monetary tightening undermined investors’ confidence during October and share prices generally fell.
9th Nov 2018
Brexit dominates in September
Brexit continued to overshadow sentiment in the UK during September as the EU rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Chequers Plan. The post-Brexit position of Northern Ireland...
5th Oct 2018
UK equity income market review: Brexit continues to cast a shadow
Although escalating trade tensions dominated global investor sentiment in June, the UK also had to contend with Brexit-related issues against a backdrop of criticism over the Government&r...
16th Jul 2018
UK equity income market review: Stronger pound could dampen UK dividend payouts
UK equity indices fell over January as a whole, dampened by a rally in the value of the pound.
14th Feb 2018
UK equity income market review: Global dividend growth gathers pace
Although the FTSE 100 Index reached a new high during November, UK equity prices generally declined over the month as a whole, while yields rose. The Bank of England implemented its f...
12th Dec 2017
UK equity income market review: UK equity yields fell during July
UK equity indices generally rose during July and yields fell. Dividend payouts hit a new second-quarter record in 2017, according to Capita Asset Services, reaching a total of £33.3 billion.
14th Aug 2017
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