Chapter 11. Six Key Investment Trends For the Future
I will now look at some key investment trends that long-term investors should be aware of.
Below I list six trends that have been in place for some time, but which look likely to remain very important for investors to consider for the next few years:
- Inflation to remain subdued for a long time, so cash rates will remain very low.
- Future bond returns will be lower given the depressed levels of current bond yields.
- Encouragement from the UK government to save more via ISAs, employee pensions, personal pensions. And pension flexibility to boost investment in income shares.
- The rising risk that property investments, such as buy-to-let, will be taxed more heavily as the government tries to pay ...