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Organisations and the financial system
Organisations and the financial system

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Friday, 29 September 2023, 11:30 AM
Site: Open Learning
Course: Organisations and the financial system (B294_1)
Glossary: Glossary


Dividends are the payments to shareholders. They are usually paid on an annual or half-yearly basis.  The size of dividend payments is usually linked to the financial performance of the company that issues the shares. It is at the discretion of companies, subject to approval by its shareholders, whether dividends should be paid.