Eurozone crisis biggest concern of Middle East intermediaries

Although optimism regarding global economic growth prospects has increased in the last year among Middle East intermediaries, their biggest concern for global financial markets is the Eurozone crisis. The results of a poll conducted during Invesco’s seventh annual Dubai Investment Meeting, reveal that 56% of the respondents feel positively or very positively about global economic growth prospects for 2013. Furthermore, currently the most favoured asset class is equities (54%), followed by property (20%) and bonds (19%). 39% of the intermediaries believe the Eurozone crisis is the biggest issue facing global financial markets.