The number of A-share listed firms that paid dividends reached 1,993 in 2015, up from 704 in 2006, data from UBS shows. Photo: AFP The number of A-share listed firms that paid dividends reached 1,993 in 2015, up from 704 in 2006, data from UBS shows. Photo: AFP
The number of A-share listed firms that paid dividends reached 1,993 in 2015, up from 704 in 2006, data from UBS shows. Photo: AFP
A-shares

Chinese dividend payouts are on the rise despite falling earnings

An improvement in cash flow management among mainland companies means the trend is sustainable, according to JP Morgan Asset Management

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The number of A-share listed firms that paid dividends reached 1,993 in 2015, up from 704 in 2006, data from UBS shows. Photo: AFP The number of A-share listed firms that paid dividends reached 1,993 in 2015, up from 704 in 2006, data from UBS shows. Photo: AFP
The number of A-share listed firms that paid dividends reached 1,993 in 2015, up from 704 in 2006, data from UBS shows. Photo: AFP
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