Australia is in another drought, but it’s not from a lack of rain. The overall market dividend expectations for the S&P/ASX 200 Index have declined 30%. This dry-up in dividends, combined with the rebound in prices, has seen dividend yield compression across all the broad market categories. Malcolm Whitten explores what’s driving the dividend drought and when a recovery is likely.
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