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  • Dividends: How high is too high?

    CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on companies that are making hefty dividend payments and whether this is sustainable for them.

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 1- South African packaging manufacturer Nampak scrapped its half-year dividend on Wednesday and said it would reduce its property portfolio to cut debt, sending its shares tumbling 10 percent. The firm's debt has ballooned to more than 7.4 billion rand in the past five years as the dollar-denominated part of it grew as the rand weakened and...

  • Challenger banks had a good month: Fund manager

    Eric Moore, fund manager at Miton Income Fund, discusses which banking stocks hold appeal for dividend investors.

  • Favorite dividend picks: CME & TXN

    Can dividend stocks continue to grow if the Federal Reserve hikes rates? Bob Landry, USAA portfolio manager, shares his forecast.

  • BRIEF- RUSSIA'S SBERBANK CFO: COULD RAISE DIVIDEND PAYOUT BUT. NOT IN SHORT TERM@ term@. *Chief Financial Officer Alexander Morozov told a conference call: it is possible Sberbank could raise its dividend payout but not in the short term.

  • THE HAGUE, May 24- Royal Dutch Shell cannot switch too quickly to producing renewable energy without risking its dividend payments and even its very existence, the oil and gas group's chief executive warned. Chevron and Exxon face similar climate change resolutions at their annual meetings on Wednesday, highlighting growing investor concern about oil and...

  • *Follows $1.3 bln accounting scandal last year. TOKYO, May 23- Japan's Toshiba Corp plans to more than halve its capital base, a move that may enable it to resume paying dividends quicker and get a fresh capital injection as it aims to recover from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal last year. Toshiba will cut its capital to 200 billion yen from 439.9 billion yen to...

  • We’ve still got dividend growth: Fund manager

    Ben Lofthouse, co-manager at Henderson Global Equity Income Fund, says dividend growth is still coming through, but raises concerns about the U.K.

  • MOSCOW, May 19- Russia's state gas giant Gazprom proposed a dividend on Thursday less than half as big as the amount implied in a government order for state companies, adding to strains on state finances caused by low oil prices. The company said its board had recommended a dividend on its 2015 results of 7.89 roubles per share, after gaining a waiver from a...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- The U.S. dollar rose to a three-week high on Wednesday on heightened expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise rates earlier or more times than anticipated this year, while stocks on Wall Street rose led by financial shares. Bank stocks, seen benefiting from higher interest rates, led gains on Wall Street while the high dividend payers like...

  • ICL, which has exclusive permits in Israel to extract minerals from the Dead Sea, earned 7 cents per diluted share, excluding one-time items, in the first quarter, down from 15 cents a year earlier. ICL, one of the three largest suppliers of crop nutrient potash to China, India and Europe, was forecast to make adjusted earnings of 9 cents on sales of $1.3 billion,...

  • Where to find value: Koesterich

    It probably comes down to looking outside the U.S., says Russ Koesterich, BlackRock Global Allocation Fund, discussing stock valuations and why the markets haven't really done much over the past 12 months.

  • Too many managers managing too much money: Peter Kraus

    Peter Kraus, AB chairman & CEO, weighs in on active versus passive investing.

  • On the hunt for yield: Mark Grant

    Mark Grant, Hilltop Securities, says it is time for caution and investors should proceed carefully. Grant explains why he likes closed-end bond funds for yield right now.

  • Monday morning markets

    Hans Olsen, Stifel, and Kristina Hooper, Allianz U.S. investment strategist, share their outlook on the markets and interest rates.

  • Platinum portfolio plays

    Sarah Ketterer, Causeway Capital Management, shares her top investment plays, including oil's upward trend.

  • Jefferies doesn't understand our model: NAT CEO

    After Jefferies downgraded Nordic American Tanker Shipping from Hold to Underperform, CEO Herbjorn Hansson, says the firm doesn't understand his company's model.

  • LONDON, May 10- British budget airline easyJet said strong demand for beach holidays was making up for a drop in travelling in the wake of recent attacks in Europe, and raised its dividend in a sign of its confidence. At 0945 GMT, its shares were up 2 percent at 1,500 pence. Attacks in Paris in November and in Brussels in March hit demand for flights, prompting easyJet to...

  • *H1 dividend slashed to 20.5 cents from 40 cents. MELBOURNE, May 9- Orica Ltd, the world's largest maker of mine explosives, slashed its forecast sales volumes and halved its dividend to weather a prolonged mining slump after reporting a 10- percent fall in half-year profit. Underlying profit for the six months to March dropped to A $190 million from A $211 million a...

  • SYDNEY, May 6- Australia's top investment bank Macquarie Group on Friday posted a 29 percent jump in annual profit to a record, helped by growth in its annuity-style businesses such as wealth management, and lifted final dividends by 21 percent. Net profit rose to A $2.06 billion from A $1.6 billion a year ago, narrowly beating analysts' estimate of A $2.04 billion.