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Government lacks corporate governance strategy: CLSA

By Crystal Hsu  /  Staff reporter

On a positive note, Taiwan has the highest payout and price-to-equity ratios, the report said.

“We believe the two factors are connected because investors value dividends more highly than retained earnings,” the report said.

The 19 companies in the top quartile of the ranking have an average return of 11.8 percent while the bottom 19 peers have a return of 4.3 percent, the survey indicated.

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