Ironically, when I did the 2018 year end review, I was expecting the market to tank and dividends yield to drop as companies payout less dividends. Thankfully, I was only half right. The market did not tank and STI Index even went as high as 3,400. But my dividends yield did drop. The unrealised gain which was wiped out, that I shared about in  end 2018 year has been reinstated. 
In 2019, I received $7,308.07 of dividends. My average yield decreased to 3.71% and dividends received increased by only 5.01%. This is despite a 27.21% increase in portfolio value. What a disappointment. My investment capital thus far is $181,301.11. In terms of total dividends received over the years, I have received $28,653. It is a slow ride up for me. Seeing how other financial bloggers getting this figure to $1 million is a dream and motivation for me. 
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