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M&G Episode Income Fund: An update on income as equity dividends are cut

08/09/2020

Since the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, global companies from Royal Dutch Shell to Nissan have cancelled, cut or suspended their payouts, with analysts estimating that dividends could drop by a fifth this year. This would make 2020 the worst year for dividends since the Global Financial Crisis.

As the M&G Episode Income Fund focuses on generating a growing income stream over time, and dividends are an important source of that income, this note provides an update on our current income forecast, what we have been doing in the fund to navigate the current environment and the outlook for the coming months.

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