Michael Maughan, portfolio manager for the Nikko AM Australian Share Income Fund believes the short term outlook for banks is uncertain. However, when assessing the long-term outlook, he is certain that the banking sector will recover, and will begin to pay dividends again. In this short video, Michael discusses what dividends will look like when they return, and shares his views on which banks he believes are in the strongest position going into reporting season.
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