Discover the New Year Ahead: 5 Reflections from 2021
2021 was an extraordinary year for global markets. While many challenges are likely to persist into the coming year, organisations must seize each new opportunity to ride out and respond to possible disruption. In this report, Criticaleye's Asia Retreat 2022 Partner, St. James's Place, identifies the key themes and trends expected in 2022.
Key takeaways include:
Sustainable investing has grown considerably over the last year. It can be 27x more efficient at reducing your carbon footprint than by other means, such as reducing meat consumption, taking shorter showers and fewer flights.
To navigate potential volatility and to avoid drawdowns, investors are encouraged to be mindful of the impact of holding cash as inflation rates continue to rise.
Investors in China are becoming increasingly concerned about China’s Gini coefficient – a measure of income inequality – sitting exactly in the middle of the global average at 38.5, as this could impact long-term societal development.