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Anglo's early handout to investors

Anglo American’s (LN:AAL) decision to hold off on its asset sale plan has been vindicated, with cash flow shooting up in the first six months of 2017 and debt already falling below the year-end target.

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As a result, Anglo has decided to pay its first dividend in over two years.

Production for the first half of 2017 across the group provided the basis for the huge earnings growth.