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Aging population to affect global investment allocations

Friday, October 18, 2019

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

Institutional investors have identified the aging population as the top trend affecting global investment allocations over the next 30 years, according to the latest Investcorp annual survey.

Seventy-eight percent of 185 institutional investors surveyed cited the aging population as a significant trend shaping the global economic and investment landscape, said the survey.

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning ranked second (69%), followed closely by the impact of climate change (66%).

The survey was conducted by New York-based global alternative investments firm Investcorp; New York-based Mercury Capital Advisors; the IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Singapore; and ICR, a New York-based strategic communications and advisory firm.

The survey respondents represented more than $10 trillion in assets under management held by a variety of institutional investors, the firms said.

The poll explores institutional investors' sentiment and allocations regarding the most pressing economic trends that are expected to shape the global economy over the next three decades.

"As responsible stewards of capital, institutional investors recognize and have started planning accordingly for the market forces that will influence investment portfolios and society in the years to come," said Rishi Kapoor, co-chief executive officer of Investcorp, in a prepared statement. "Allocating across the right markets, asset cla......................

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