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Clime Asset Management

A debate has begun over whether Australian companies are paying out too much cash in dividends to shareholders, and not enough capital is being reinvested. We think this is an extremely serious issue and is closely linked to Australia's future economic performance and the performance of local equity markets in... Show More

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Clime Asset Management

Scrapping franking credits would trigger steep price falls of BHP, Telstra and Woolworths. Share prices of other widely held Australian companies which pay franked dividends, would slump by up to 30% if franking credits were removed, with no tax offset, seriously hurting investors and retirees. The Murray Inquiry into Australia's... Show More