The pandemic and its aftermath inspired investors to focus on the things that truly matter to them: spending more time with family, protecting loved ones and safeguarding their health. What’s more, many investors expect to change fundamental ways of living—traveling less, working remotely, decamping to new locations.
At the same time, the pandemic has impacted how investors think about their money. Seventy percent were affected by the economic contraction and market volatility—one quarter significantly so.
We invite you to explore investors' views on global markets below.
Investors believe things will never be the same ...
... and want to focus on family, health and safety
COVID-19 has financially impacted many investors, raising concerns
Investors worry about volatility, but also see opportunity ahead
Advice is key
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About the survey: For this edition of UBS Investor Watch, we surveyed more than 3,750 investors. They were made up of 25 – 30 year olds with at least $250k in investable assets, 31 – 39 year olds with at least $500k in investable assets, and those 40 or above with at least $1 million in investable assets. The global sample was split across 15 markets: Argentina, Brazil, mainland China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, the UAE, the UK and the US. The Brazilian sample consisted of 200 investors. The research was conducted May 2020.
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