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Higher payouts seen for 19 of 30 STI stocks

Three expected to pay special dividends, says Markit

The surprise then, was that instead of falling when the October jobs report was released, stocks rose - PHOTO: SPH

IT'S pretty good news for STI blue chippers looking for better dividends. The majority, or 19 out of the 30 stocks in the Straits Times Index, are expected to hand out better payouts in the next 12 months, with three expected to pay special dividends, said Markit Dividend Research. But while