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S'pore dividend growth forecast among worst in Asia-Pac

Markit sees tiny 0.3% rise in payout this year; local banks will still account for biggest share of pool
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 05:50
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As if the news isn't bad enough already, retirees here should brace themselves - for it seems Singapore stocks will see a miserly increase in this year's ordinary dividends.

Singapore

AS if the news isn't bad enough already, retirees here should brace themselves - for it seems Singapore stocks will see a miserly increase in this year's ordinary dividends.

According to financial services data provider Markit, Singapore is forecast to distribute S$15.865