Mixed uptick in optimism

Increase is tempered by concerns about the economic impact from COVID-19

22 Jul 2020

Brazil and Argentina optimism ticks up, but Mexican investors think otherwise



Fear of missing out?

“I am concerned I missed the main buying opportunity and stocks will continue to rise.”


Many are considering different strategies …


… but are asking for help

“I want more guidance from my advisor in times like these.”


Split view on when to reopen …

and how to rebuild


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About the survey

UBS surveyed 2,867 investors and 1,151 business owners with at least $1M in investable assets (for investors) or at least $1M in annual revenue and at least one employee other than themselves (for business owners), from June 23 – July 14, 2020. The global sample was split across 14 markets: Argentina, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, the UAE, the UK and the US. For the 1Q20 results, UBS surveyed 4,108 investors and business owners with at least $1M in investable assets (for investors) or at least $1M in annual revenue and at least one employee other than themselves (for business owners), from April 1 – 20, 2020. The global sample was split across the same 14 markets. For the 4Q19 results, UBS surveyed 4,838 investors and business owners with at least $1M in investable assets (for investors) or at least $250k in annual revenue and at least one employee other than themselves (for business owners), from December 19, 2019 – January 12, 2020. The global sample was split across the same 14 markets, plus: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand.

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