Would HSBC shareholders rather have the dividend and risk the share price going into free fall? Photo: Nora Tam Would HSBC shareholders rather have the dividend and risk the share price going into free fall? Photo: Nora Tam
Would HSBC shareholders rather have the dividend and risk the share price going into free fall? Photo: Nora Tam
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Dividend now or a stronger stock later? HSBC shareholders should decide

  • By preserving the funds that would have been paid in dividends, the company will have a little more capital to face the economic downturn triggered by Covid-19
  • The big banks are not invulnerable and, in lean times, all should be prepared to make some sacrifices

Would HSBC shareholders rather have the dividend and risk the share price going into free fall? Photo: Nora Tam Would HSBC shareholders rather have the dividend and risk the share price going into free fall? Photo: Nora Tam
Would HSBC shareholders rather have the dividend and risk the share price going into free fall? Photo: Nora Tam
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