Three-quarters of IFAs say client allocation held stead during pandemic: survey

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Three-quarters of IFAs say client allocation held stead during pandemic: survey

Almost three quarters (72%) of financial advisers have left their clients' asset allocations the same throughout the volatility caused by covid-19, according to a study published today. Research from Canada Life Asset Management today reveals this hands-off approach taken by advisers, with only 14% taking steps to reduce their clients' exposure to riskier assets, such as emerging market equity or high-yield bonds. This long-term view is mirrored by their clients' investment goals which ...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.