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Industry Insider: Where to find decent equity income

The funds that specifically seek to invest in companies paying those dividends are called UK equity income funds. They are popular choices for investors who want to draw income, but are also often used by growth investors who can reinvest the income back into the fund to grow their money. However, there is a danger we are relying on just ...

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Direct Dublin-Toyko route ‘inevitable’ given trade growth, Tánaiste says

Direct flights between Dublin and Tokyo are inevitable given the increased interaction between the two states, according to the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Frances Fitzgerald. Ms Fitzgerald, who is leading the mission, said Britain’s looming exit from the European Union has given “a major shot in the arm” to Ireland’s engagement with Japan and the rest of Asia. Ms ...

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Japan economic data boost PM Abe ahead of vote

A raft of broadly positive economic data gave Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a boost on Friday, as he kicked off an election campaign in which the health of the world’s third-biggest economy will play a major role. Factory output grew more than expected while household spending — seen as key for Japan’s exit from years of deflation — edged ...

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India’s flagging economy draws dire warnings of recession

Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power on a euphoric wave of promises to boost India’s economy, add millions of jobs and bring “good times” to the developing nation. Three years later, India’s economic prospects look decidedly grimmer. India’s economic expansion has slowed to its lowest level in three years. Small businesses are struggling, or even shutting down, after overhauls ...

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China funds cut equity exposure to 1-year low, boost cash

Reuters SHANGHAI, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Chinese fund managers cut their suggested equity exposure for the next three months to the lowest level in a year, citing worries over economic growth following a flurry of worse-than-expected data, a monthly Reuters poll showed. The fund managers slashed their suggested equity allocations to 73.8 percent, from 76.9 percent a month ...

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POLL-China funds cut equity exposure to 1-year low, boost cash

* For accompanying table, click on SHANGHAI, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Chinese fund managers cut their suggested equity exposure for the next three months to the lowest level in a year, citing worries over economic growth following a flurry of worse-than-expected data, a monthly Reuters poll showed. The fund managers slashed their suggested equity allocations to 73.8 percent, from 76.9 ...

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