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Natixis’ Eric Benoist writes for GlobalCapital about trading dividends as an asset class

February 26, 2020

Writing for GlobalCapital, Eric Benoist – Head of Equity Derivatives Strategy at Natixis – discusses how dividend strategies are becoming increasingly popular as a way of creating positive yield for investors in a negative interest rate environment.

For as long as there has been an option market, Benoist explains, equity traders have been looking to hedge their residual dividend risk in the form of “synthetics”, and with added transparency, success became inevitable and European dividends began to attract a more diverse set of investors looking at the product through different lenses.

In the article, Benoist goes on to provide an overview of dividends’ sustainability, mechanics and opportunities.

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