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The Schroders Global Investor Study (GIS) 2017

Non-retired Investors globally, are saving an average 11.4% of their salary specifically for retirement, a major new study has found.

However, the research, which covered 30 countries, also found two-thirds (66%) of retired investors wished they had put away more.

The Schroders Global Investor Study (GIS) 2017, which surveyed more than 22,000 people who invest, found the proportions of income saved for retirement were highest on average in Asia, at 13.0%, and lowest in Europe, at 9.9%. In the Americas, the average investor saved 12.5% of their income for retirement.

Date added: 30-11-2017


The Schroders Global Investor Study (GIS) 2017

Schroders - Global investor study Global perspectives on sustainable investing 2017

Sustainable investing has become more important in recent years to people who invest around the globe. But there is still some way to go before the majority recognise sustainable investing as an effective means of having a positive impact on the world. 

Date added: 23-11-2017


Schroders - Global investor study Global perspectives on sustainable investing 2017