Tag Archives: investor survey

Top destinations for foreign direct investment

Western Europe overtook China to become the top destination for foreign direct investment last year, a recent study by EY shows.

Continue reading

Contrarians should buy US stocks: investor survey

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.

Continue reading

Hedge funds turn bearish on emerging markets

Hedge funds have turned bearish on emerging markets on a medium-term outlook, a recent survey of investors showed.

Continue reading

Inflation expectations surge in March

Inflation expectations have jumped among investors, the latest fund managers survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.

Continue reading

Bullish investors return to emerging markets

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.

Continue reading

Investors’ most and least favoured European countries

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.

Continue reading

The best contrarian trades of the month

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.

Continue reading

Oil price is undervalued, investor survey shows

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.

Continue reading

Chinese executives more optimistic on economy: survey

Chinese executives have grown more optimistic about their country’s economic outlook, a survey by consultancy EY reveals.

Continue reading

Contrarian investors should go long eurozone: survey

Contrarian investors should go long eurozone equities and short Japan, a survey of investors by Bank of America Merrill Lynch earlier this month showed.

Continue reading