Lloyds, BP, Glaxo: Which were the top ten most bought companies in H1 2018?

Bias towards income payers

Laura Dew

The Share Centre reveals which ten companies were most popular with UK investors in the first half of the year.

The Share Centre reveals which shares were most popular with UK investors in the first half of the year.  The firm said income continued to be a main concern for investors with dividend-paying stocks such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell featuring on the list.  Elsewhere, investors were hopeful of making 'quick gains' from volatile AIM stocks such as Sirius Minerals and Amerisur Resources.  UK Dividend Monitor: Headline dividends fall for first time in three years Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, commented: "Big income paying stocks feature heavily throug...

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