Why investors should look at companies’ dividend policies

There are certain rules surrounding dividends which investors should be aware of. PHOTO: ST FILE
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The average Singaporean shareholder used to be keen on only two things when attending annual general meetings (AGMs) – free food and asking for more dividends.

That has now changed. According to many listed companies, shareholders today are much better informed than before and ask very probing questions at AGMs.

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