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Dividend Payouts to Foreigners Soar 20 pct This Year

Dividend Payouts to Foreigners Soar 20 pct This Year

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) –South Korean listed firms’ dividend payouts to foreign investors jumped more than 20 percent in the first nine months of the year due mainly to increased earnings, central bank data showed Thursday. Local listed companies paid foreign investors US$14.09 billion in dividends in the January-September period, up 20.5 percent from [...]

State Pension Fund to Receive over 1 Tln Won in Stock Dividends from Conglomerates

State Pension Fund to Receive over 1 Tln Won in Stock Dividends from Conglomerates

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s state pension fund is expected to receive over 1 trillion won (US$869 million) in stock dividends from the country’s top 30 conglomerates, sharply up 20 percent from last year’s tally, industry data showed Tuesday.  Industry tracker CEO Score analyzed dividend payments planned by the conglomerates-affiliated 97 companies [...]