The Natixis Global Asset Management fifth-annual Global Survey of Individual Investors offers a look inside the expectations of 7,100 investors in 22 countries. The findings complement those of the 2015 Global Survey of Institutional Investors.

  • Both investors say it is challenging to find diversification among traditional asset classes and tend to be more open to alternative investments.
  • However, unlike institutional investors favoring active management, Individual Investors overestimate the benefits of passive investments.
About the survey

Natixis Global Asset Management surveyed 7,100 individual investors globally in February-March 2016 with the goal of understanding their views on the markets, investing and measuring their progress toward financial goals. Investors from the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania are represented in the survey. The findings are published in a new whitepaper.

Published in July 2016

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