Hong Kong investors are optimistic about returns and sustainability-focused funds
Investors in Hong Kong remain optimistic about their investments, as only 2 percent of those surveyed in Schroders’ 2023 Global Investor Study expect their returns to be lower in 2024.
Survey respondents in Hong Kong, made up of 500 participants who were investing at least €10,000 ($10,860) in the next 12 months and who responded to the survey between May 26 and July 31, expressed interest in investing in private assets, with 39 percent saying private assets have become more attractive in the current economic environment.
Some 70 percent of respondents were interested in infrastructure and renewable energy and 54 percent expressed interest in real estate investments.
Nearly all of the Hong Kong–based respondents (98 percent) said they are attracted to sustainable funds, and 64 percent indicated a preference for funds that contain sustainability characteristics. Asked why, almost 90 percent said they see sustainable practices as generating long-ter