Certitude Global Investing Intentions Index

July 2014

Current index: 172 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 July 2014 via online surveys (you can also view previous months’ CGIII results:).

Key Findings

#1
Investors’ concern level with global markets reached a record low of 5.4 out of ten, down from 5.6 last month.

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#2
22% of investors plan to increase their exposure to international shares, up 8% pts, compared with June.

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#3
The proportion of those interested in investing in infrastructure increased in July (13%, up 4% pts).

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#4
The most popular overseas markets were the US/North America (51%), followed by international funds covering multiple regions (27%) and Western Europe (26%).

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#5
38% of those interested in investing overseas would like to do so within 3 months, up from 30%.

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KEY FINDING #1

Investors’ concern level with global markets reached a record low of 5.4 out of ten, down from 5.6 last month.

KEY FINDING #2

22% of investors plan to increase their exposure to international shares, up 8% pts, compared with June.

KEY FINDING #3

The proportion of those interested in investing in infrastructure increased in July (13%, up 4% pts).

KEY FINDING #4

The most popular overseas markets were the US/North America (51%), followed by international funds covering multiple regions (27%) and Western Europe (26%).

KEY FINDING #5

38% of those interested in investing overseas would like to do so within 3 months, up from 30%.

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