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Rathbone Income expects dividend growth next year

Rathbone Income expects dividend growth next year

Many UK companies have slashed dividends this year, and asset service provider Link estimates that UK-listed company dividends will be 39 to 43 per cent lower than last year. Banks have been forced to cancel their dividends by the regulator, while income stalwarts in the oil, retail and housebuilding sectors have announced substantial cuts. And many companies that pay high dividends are in low or no-growth industries such as financials, industrials, oil and tobacco.

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