Certitude Global Investing Intentions Index

January 2015

Current index: 184 About the Index

The Certitude Global Investing Intentions Index measures Australian investors’ current appetite for investing in overseas assets

The index is based on: Australian actively engaged investors (investors who have assets in addition to home and compulsory super); the relative proportion of investors intending to increase their exposure to overseas assets over the next quarter, relative to those intending to decrease overseas exposure; and figures above 100 indicate more prospective ‘buyers’ than ‘sellers’ of overseas assets.

This survey data was collected in January 2015 via online surveys (you can also view previous months’ CGIII results:).

Key Findings

#1
44% (steady) of investors believe they need more international assets in their investment portfolio

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#2
The most popular overseas market Australians would currently like to invest in is the US/North America.

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#3
The proportion of those interested in investing in equities for their overseas exposure increased in January (85%, up 4% pts)

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#4
46% (down 4% pts) of those interested in investing overseas would like to do so within 3 months

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#5
More investors are concerned about another global financial crisis (56%, up 3% pts) and a slowdown in China (54%, up 3% pts)

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KEY FINDING #1

44% (steady) of investors believe they need more international assets in their investment portfolio

KEY FINDING #2

The most popular overseas market Australians would currently like to invest in is the US/North America.

KEY FINDING #3

The proportion of those interested in investing in equities for their overseas exposure increased in January (85%, up 4% pts)

KEY FINDING #4

46% (down 4% pts) of those interested in investing overseas would like to do so within 3 months

KEY FINDING #5

More investors are concerned about another global financial crisis (56%, up 3% pts) and a slowdown in China (54%, up 3% pts)

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