UK dividend growth will disappoint in 2012, undershooting forecasts, investment trust manager Charles Luke has warned.
Luke, in charge of the £460m Murray Income trust, said current expectations of a double-digit rise in payouts are over-optimistic given the headwinds facing companies. “The austerity measures could...
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