Investor sentiment remains grounded amidst rising markets: Investor Product Needs Report

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Leading research firm Investment Trends has released its latest Investor Product Needs Report, an in-depth study of Australians’ investing behaviour and their use of various investment products. The study, now in its fourteenth year, is based on a survey of 7,933 Australian investors: Investor sentiment remains grounded amidst rising markets As we enter a new […]

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2019 Margin Lending Adviser Report: Innovative products are key to rejuvenating the margin lending space

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Leading research firm Investment Trends has released its 2019 Margin Lending Adviser Report, which examines the evolving use of gearing to invest among Australian stockbrokers and financial planners. Key highlights: Advisers’ views on gearing to invest are improving despite their subdued market outlook Innovative products are key to rejuvenating the margin lending space Advisers’ views […]

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Super fund member loyalty is on the rise: 2019 Super Fund Member Sentiment and Communications Report

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Investment Trends has released its flagship 2019 Super Fund Member Sentiment and Communications Report, an in-depth look at the attitudes, needs and priorities of Australian super fund members. The twelfth annual addition of the report draws on the views of more than 9,000 super fund members conducted in May 2019. Key highlights: Super fund loyalty […]

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Investment Trends releases latest Planning Software Benchmarking Report

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Leading research firm Investment Trends has released its 2018 Planning Software Benchmarking Report, an in-depth study of the planning applications used by Australia’s financial planners. The report benchmarks the key functionality of each application and reviews the direction of application development for financial planners and licensees. XPLAN leads in Australian planning software benchmark rankings Continuing […]

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Digital engagement channels show continued growth: Online Broking Report

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Specialist researcher Investment Trends has released its 2018 2H Online Broking Report, an in-depth study of the attitudes and behaviours of online equities and ETF investors in Australia. Trends highlighted in the report: More Australians are investing despite choppy market conditions. Digital engagement channels continue to grow in importance. Investors embrace advancements in consumer technology. […]

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International Women’s Day: women taking control of their financial future

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This International Women’s Day, specialist financial services research Investment Trends is considering the extent to which the historical gaps that women have faced in investing and financial matters are being addressed. More women are investing and taking control of their financial future than ever before The latest research from Investment Trends shows a significant increase […]

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Financial planners are repositioning from stock pickers to asset allocators: Margin Lending Adviser Report

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Leading research firm Investment Trends has released its 2018 Margin Lending Adviser Report, where we examine the evolving use of gearing among Australia’s stockbrokers and financial planners. The study is based on a survey of 766 financial planners and 223 stockbrokers who provide financial advice concluded in November 2018. This year’s study highlights a number […]

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Investment Trends 2018 Financial Advice Report

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Investment Trends has released its 2018 Financial Advice Report, an in-depth survey of the appetite and use of financial advice among Australian adults. The report, now in its eleventh year, draws on the responses of 7,639 Australian adults that was concluded in September 2018. This year’s study highlights a number of important trends: 1. The […]

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Australians concerned about economic outcomes of the current White House administration: Investment Trends

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Leading research firm Investment Trends has released its October 2018 Investor Intentions Index, a monthly study that tracks investors’ market outlook and intended investments. The study draws on monthly surveys which were answered by 2,095 Australian investors over the last 12 months. Australian investors’ share market return expectations turn negative for the first time since […]

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Planners are relying on insurance providers more than ever: 2018 Planner Risk Report

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Investment Trends has released its 2018 Planner Risk Report, an in-depth survey of Australian financial planners who provide advice on life insurance. The report, now in its tenth year, draws on the responses of 495 financial planners concluded in June 2018. This year’s study highlights a number of important trends: Key highlights: Most planners recognise […]

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