Western Europe overtook China to become the top destination for foreign direct investment last year, a recent study by EY shows.
Contrarian investors should buy US stocks and stay away from Europe, a survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.
US equity allocation fell to its lowest level since January 2008, despite the fact that the S&P 500 hit another record high, according to the survey carried out between May 8 and May 14.
Hedge funds have turned bearish on emerging markets on a medium-term outlook, a recent survey of investors showed.
Inflation expectations have jumped among investors, the latest fund managers survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.
Emerging market assets, particularly bonds but also equities, are staging a comeback as investors gradually return to risky assets.
A survey of investor sentiment carried out by Societe Generale in February among 41 hedge funds and 41 real money investors such as pension funds, showed the bullish bias towards emerging markets strengthening for the near term.
Investors shifted massively into eurozone equities in February, with the second highest allocation recorded for the asset class, a survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.
The fall in oil prices has pushed the energy sector to a record underweight, a recent survey among fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed.
The number of investors who believe the oil price is undervalued is the highest since April 2009, according to the latest survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Chinese executives have grown more optimistic about their country’s economic outlook, a survey by consultancy EY reveals.
Contrarian investors should go long eurozone equities and short Japan, a survey of investors by Bank of America Merrill Lynch earlier this month showed.