• PARIS, June 27- BNP Paribas plans to slash its dividend and raise funds by selling billions of euros of bonds next week, as it nears a costly settlement with U.S. authorities over sanctions violations, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • PARIS, June 27- BNP Paribas plans to slash its dividend and sell billions of euros of bonds to investors next week as it nears a settlement with U.S. authorities over sanctions violations, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

  • PARIS, June 27- France's biggest listed bank BNP Paribas plans to slash its dividend and sell billions of euros in bonds to investors next week, as it nears a settlement with U.S. authorities over violations of sanctions, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.


  • COLUMN-When you should be wary of that high dividend Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH, June 24- If you are hungry for income, it is hard not to salivate over double-digit dividend yields that some closed-end funds offer, when most stocks only pay around 2 percent. But put your tongue back in your mouth. Funds to look out for are mostly closed-end equity funds such as MFS Special Value Trust and DNP Select Income.

  • *Not changing business plan as result of Ukraine. MOSCOW, June 6- Russia's biggest lender Sberbank plans to keep its dividends at no less than 20 percent of net profit for the next five years after forecasting 2014 profit on par with last year's earnings despite a worsening economy and the Ukraine crisis.

  • SHANGHAI, June 4- China's yuan weakened marginally against the dollar on Wednesday as overseas-listed Chinese companies bought dollars to pay interim dividends, traders said. Spot yuan stood at 6.2552 per dollar at midday, easing 0.02 percent from Tuesday's close as the People's Bank of China refrained from intervening either way, according to traders.

  • Dividend growers     Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports which stocks' dividend yields grew the most.

  • The dividend stock play     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, and Shane Siederman, Bay Ridge Financial, debate the play on dividend stocks. McCormick says high quality dividend stocks are the way to go.

  • Attractive dividend stocks     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    How investors should prepare dividend stocks in their portfolios, with Kate Nixon, Northern Trust Wealth Management, and Jim Dunigan, PNC Asset Management.

  • Betting on dividends     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    Hank Smith, Haverford Investments, provides his bullish strategy on equities, while Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, is expecting a major correction as the Fed tightens its QE policy.

  • *Vodafone, Apple, BHP Billiton screen as reliable payers. LONDON, May 20- Global investors are hunting for reliable dividend payouts as they grapple with jittery equity markets and meager bond yields, marking the revival of an investment style that has been shunned for the past two years.

  • Matt Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, says developed market dividends are outpacing those in the emerging markets and are more sustainable.

  • Dynamite dividend stocks     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on his findings after screening the S&P 500 hunting for yield.

  • Pisani's afternoon check     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports many are saying the U.S. is still the best place to invest, despite the weakness in Europe. He also looks at AT&T trading higher.

  • *Net profit up 3 pct to 2.07 bln euros in 2013/ 14. ZURICH, May 15- Cartier owner Richemont reported solid sales growth across most of its regions on Thursday, including improved demand in China, and announced a dividend hike and share buyback that sent its stock up more than 4 percent.

  • US companies 'stingy' on dividends: Pro     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices, says U.S. corporates are being "stingy" with their dividend payouts despite sitting on large cash piles.

  • TORONTO, May 8- Telus Corp, one of Canada's largest telecommunications companies, churned out another solid quarter of earnings growth on Thursday, raising its dividend on wireless strength and further expansion of its Internet-based television product, Optik.

  • Discount stock picks: Pro     Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    John Rogers, Ariel Investments chairman & CEO, shares his top three bargain plays.

  • *Dividend to rise to 9 cents/ share from 6 cents. The carrier said its board approved a $2 billion share buyback program that will be completed by the end of 2016. The quarterly payout will rise to 9 cents a share from 6 cents a share in the third quarter, the company added.