Market conditions shake up priorities at UK investment firms

Optimism despite multiple risks

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Up to 72% concerned about geopolitical risk

Up to 72% concerned about geopolitical risk

Financial professionals across the UK and Europe expect business growth of 5% over the next year, according to Natixis Investment Managers, despite bear market corrections in the US and the poor performance of other markets over the first six months of 2022.

However, up to 72% of UK wealth managers, investment advisers, planners and broker dealers, are concerned about the investment impacts of geopolitical risk, while 68% are concerned inflation will harm returns. Natixis Investment Managers' 2022 Financial Professionals Survey spoke with 1050 financial professionals across the UK and Europe. In an interview with Investment Week, executive director of the Natixis Center for Investor Insight and report author Dave Goodsell said: "There is a lot going on that is resetting the reality for financial professionals around the world. "We have ha...

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