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Asian Dividend Pool Keeps Getting Deeper

Asian dividend opportunities can be found across geographies, sectors, and market capitalizations, says Matthews Asia's Jesper Madsen.

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Jeremy Glaser: Looking at the sectors, even in the United States, a lot of the dividend-paying stocks are very concentrated in areas like utilities and REITs. Is that the same in Asia, or do you find that there's a broader range of dividend opportunity?

Jesper Madsen: About a third or so of dividends would be paid out by financials. Financials still make up a large portion of the listed companies in Asia, so that's not too surprising.

Jeremy Glaser does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.