Investment trust sector 'proves its mettle' as 2020 dividend payouts up 4.2%

Trusts splash out extra £87m last year

Anna Fedorova
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A third of the IT dividend growth came from the global equity sector in 2020
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A third of the IT dividend growth came from the global equity sector in 2020

As companies across the world turned off their dividend taps, investment trusts emerged as the one bright spot, having increased their 2020 dividend payments by 4.2%.

Special analysis from Link Group Dividend Monitor shows ITs dished out an extra £87m in dividends last year, despite companies across the globe struggling to maintain payouts. Even during the crisis...

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