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How wealth managers changed their asset allocation views in 2018

From a positive view on emerging markets to finding opportunities in UK equities by the end of the year, click through to see how wealth managers’ views on asset allocation evolved in 2018.

Throughout the year at our events, we have asked our delegates about their asset allocation to find out which asset classes they are looking to increase their exposure to over the following 12 months.

At our first event of the year, the Wealth Manager Conference & Awards, held in March, the majority of our delegates said they would be increasing their allocation to emerging market equities (33%), emerging market bonds (27%) and alternative Ucits (18%).

After a difficult year marked by volatility, by the time we came to our final event of the year. Global New Ideas, which was hosted at the end of November, this sentiment had clearly changed.

This time around, 45% of our delegates said they are looking to increase their allocation to UK equities, 30% to corporate bonds and 30% to ethical investments.

Click through to see how wealth managers’ views on asset allocation evolved over the year.

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Throughout the year at our events, we have asked our delegates about their asset allocation to find out which asset classes they are looking to increase their exposure to over the following 12 months.

At our first event of the year, the Wealth Manager Conference & Awards, held in March, the majority of our delegates said they would be increasing their allocation to emerging market equities (33%), emerging market bonds (27%) and alternative Ucits (18%).

After a difficult year marked by volatility, by the time we came to our final event of the year. Global New Ideas, which was hosted at the end of November, this sentiment had clearly changed.

This time around, 45% of our delegates said they are looking to increase their allocation to UK equities, 30% to corporate bonds and 30% to ethical investments.

Click through to see how wealth managers’ views on asset allocation evolved over the year.

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