51. 7% dividends on the UK stock market: are they sustainable?

‘Thanks’ to the stock market crash, the FTSE 100, the index of the UK’s largest 100 companies, now yields almost 7%*. In this podcast – that was recorded during the market falls in early March – Henry Dixon, manager of Man GLG UK Income fund, talks to us about how sustainable UK dividends are, tells us why he may sometimes invests in a bond instead of an equity and explains his ‘value’ style.

**Please note that this podcast was recorded prior to the Coronavirus-led stock market falls**

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Man GLG UK Income fund has a value-driven approach. It invests no less than 80% of the portfolio in UK companies of all sizes, but can also invest in continental European companies that derive a substantial part of their revenues from the UK, and selectively in bonds if the manager believes the risk/reward characteristics of a company’s bond are better than those of its equity.

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*As at 20 March 2020

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