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Prudential poised to boost dividend

Prudential is set to increase its interim dividend when it announces its half year results on Thursday, according to reports.

An improved pay-out would follow decisions by Legal & General and Aviva to slash dividends by 45 per cent and 31 per cent respectively.

It is also expected to help prolong a stock market rally which saw the FTSE close at a 10 month high on Friday.


How QE is distorting the gilt market

By Mike Riddell The moves in gilts in August were truly exceptional. Volatility in the gilt market (based off 10-year gilt futures) has soared to close to the highest levels seen this millennium, on a par with the eurozone debt crisis of 2011/12 and behind only the global financial crisis of 2008/09. The first distortion […]


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