As the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, equity markets are expected to follow suit, although investors are divided on which markets to focus.
Regional investors were more bullish than their global counterparts in October, although they remain overall cautious, according to the State Street Investor Confidence index.
This preference for private credit contrasts with global institutional investors, who seek equities the most in the near term, a new piece of State Street research has found.
Larger asset owners' caution early this year helped shield them from market drops, says a new survey. Sovereign wealth funds were largely spared too, but this could change.
How should investors respond as the US Federal Reserve and other central banks rush to stabilise markets convulsed by the coronavirus outbreak?
The US fund giant has hired the former China head of institutions of rival Janus Henderson as it works to build up its mainland business.