Rising interest rates top concern of financial advisers: Poll

Of the 2,775 financial advisers polled from 16 countries, 57 per cent cited rising interest rates as their top market risk concern.
Of the 2,775 financial advisers polled from 16 countries, 57 per cent cited rising interest rates as their top market risk concern.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Rising interest rates, asset price volatility spikes and low yields topped the list of risks that weighed most on the minds of financial advisers around the world, according to a survey by Natixis Investment Managers.

Of the 2,775 advisers polled from 16 countries, 57 per cent cited rising interest rates as their top market risk concern. Asset price volatility garnered mentions by 55 per cent of respondents, while the current low-yield environment was cited by 43 per cent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 20, 2018, with the headline 'Rising interest rates top concern of financial advisers: Poll'. Print Edition | Subscribe