(MENAFN- AzerNews) The world's leading 1,200 companies paid record dividends of
$326.7 billion in the first quarter of 2023, Azernews reports
citing international media outlets.
As the data of the British-American Janus Henderson Investors
company, specializing in asset management, shows - the figure is 12
percent more than in the same period last year.
Ben Lofthouse, Spokesman for the company, called the data
impressive against the backdrop of the challenges facing the global
economy in 2022.
Half of the dividends were paid by US corporations. The largest
increase in payments was noted in the banking sector and the oil
According to the data, the volume of dividends of mining
companies continues to decline due to falling commodity prices.
Janus Henderson is a British-American global asset management
group headquartered in the city of London. The company offers a
number of financial products to individuals, intermediary advisors
and institutional investors globally.
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