Written by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of Barclays Wealth, this sixth volume of Barclays Wealth Insights examines the behaviour and attitudes of wealthy investors during times of volatility. It is based on two main strands of research.
Volatility in financial markets draws different responses from wealthy investors
Written by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Barclays Wealth, this tenth volume of Barclays Wealth Insights looks at investor perceptions of the global real estate market.
This report, written by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of Deloitte, is based on a survey of 61 insurers with UK operations in quarter one 2010, as well as an in-depth interview with the policy adviser of the Association of British Insurers' financial regulation and taxation team.
A strong consensus has emerged that increased levels of financial inclusion – through the extension of credit and provision of bank accounts, savings schemes and insurance products – have the potential to reduce global poverty and nurture economic development. This is especially true at a time when technology is providing new, scalable delivery mechanisms that bypass many of the problems associated with physical financial infrastructure.