Long-term asset return studies, such as the Barclays Equity Gilt Study, confirm that dividends - and in particular dividend reinvestment - are the drivers of long-term total returns from UK equities.
But just how healthy are UK dividends? In oil and gas, dividend concerns have declined. BP and Shell have demonstrated good progress in cutting costs, improving cash conversion and reducing capital expenditure. ...
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