Majority of advisers expect 'challenging' climate for 12 months

'Uncertainty and volatility likely to persist’

Sahar Nazir
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The majority (70%) of financial advisers predict a challenging economic climate and investment environment and do not expect conditions to improve for at least 12 months, Time Investments has found.

This is according to research conducted among 200 UK wealth managers, financial advisers, discretionary fund managers, fund selectors and investment analysts in September 2023. Fund manager Andrew Gill said Time Investments "shares the view of advisers that uncertainty and volatility is likely to persist". However, Gill added the firm had seen values stabilise in most real estate and infrastructure sectors and the late 2023 bond yield reduction should support this further. "Traditionally, reducing bond yields have been a catalyst for greater investor interest in real assets, making...

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