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Banking sector likely to lead the way reviving dividend payouts 

Banking sector likely to lead the way reviving dividend payouts 

A post-pandemic recovery and companies with strong cash positions could see global dividend payments bounce back by as much as 5% this year.The coronavirus sparked the biggest slump in payouts since the financial crisis more than a decade ago but a best-case scenario, outlined in a new report released on …

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China’s big rebound underway as firms hint at profits surge 

China’s big rebound underway as firms hint at profits surge 

(ATF) Dozens of China’s A-share listed firms have hinted that they performed startlingly well in 2020, suggesting the nation’s economy is already rebounding from the global pandemic.The performance of A-share listed companies can be seen as a "barometer" of the Chinese economy – and as of January 8, a total …

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China’s telecoms big three see shares plunge over NYSE delisting move 

China’s telecoms big three see shares plunge over NYSE delisting move 

Shares in China's three biggest telecoms companies fell by as much as 5% in Hong Kong on Monday, the first trading session since the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) said it would delist the firms in a move China branded “unwise” and oppressive.By the close of trade, the shares had …

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Markets tripped by stalled stimulus talks, US-China tensions 

Markets tripped by stalled stimulus talks, US-China tensions 

(ATF) Hong Kong: Asian markets retreated on Thursday after US stimulus talks stalled and US-China tensions intensified after Beijing revoked some visa exemption treatment for American diplomatic passports.Meanwhile, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced that 10 Chinese companies included in its benchmarks will be ineligible for inclusion from December 21, following …

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