The EIU’s report assesses the appetite among international investment managers to deepen their exposure to the Asia-Pacific region. The overall trend among the investors surveyed is to increase their allocation to Asian markets.
- Allocations to Asia are set to increase on confidence in Asia’s long-term growth potential.
- Investing in Asia is seen as risky, but balanced by potential rewards.
- Uncertainty about institutional expertise in Asia does not necessarily equal caution.
- Concerns linger about transparency and the quality of regulation.
- Asian financial centres are unlikely to overtake New York or London in the foreseeable future.