More money to flow into stocks as confidence rises


Confidence among UK savers is growing with a third planning to increase the amount they invest in the next 12 months, a survey has revealed.

The Schroder Global Investment Trends Report - which polled 1,008 UK investors - found that two-fifths are more confident about investment opportunities in 2013, with more than half saying they think equities offer the greatest growth potential. This is compared with just 16% of investors who are looking to invest in fixed income assets in the next 12 months. The report also highlights a disconnect between the assets investors believe will deliver the greatest growth and where they are actually planning to invest, leaving them potentially backing low-risk assets at a time of high-grow...

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