Asia's decade: Prepare today for the global economy of the future

Urbanisation and spending tailwinds put it in good stead

Mike Bell of J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Mike Bell of J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Rising incomes in Asia will probably be the most important investment story of the 2020s. Asia is home to 60% of the world's population, with both China and India each accounting for about 18% of the global total.

As incomes rise, the Asian middle class is expected to grow by about 1.2 billion people by 2030, significantly boosting consumption. As a result, Asia is an investment opportunity that's simply too...

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