Singapore: 97% of companies paid dividends in 2017

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According to Bloomberg, the Asia-Pacific region is in great demand among investors who receive dividend income. According to Australia’s benchmark index, Singapore was in first place for this indicator among developed countries, carrying out almost universal dividend payments.

Therefore, thanks to the tactics of Singapore and the Philippines, these countries are now leading economies marked by the Singapore’s Straits Times Index (STI) and the Philippine Stock Exchange PSEi Index, which paid or committed to paying dividends in 2017. As a percentage, the share of such companies was 97% of the total share of companies present in the markets of these countries.