NZ Investors Being Conservative
April 16, 2009 New Zealand Finance
According to an ING survey, New Zealand investors are some of the most conservative in the Asia-Pacific region.
According to the ING Investor Sentiment Tracking Study, quarterly investment survey, New Zealanders are currently the most conservative and pessimistic investors in the Asia-Pacific region. The survey indicate that New Zealanders are the most likely to opt for capital protection policies in their investment plans.
Further, 52% of New Zealand investors expected the markets to continue falling in the near future. While this is eclipsed by the 62% who expect falls in Australia. Although 54% of New Zealanders opt for long term safer investments, as opposed to the 43 in Australia.