The relationship between unrealistic demands and short-termism

Our survey found that countries with unrealistic demand for income also have a short-term investment outlook. This unrealistic expectation could be exacerbated by short-termism

Impatient investors demand high levels of income

  • Country
  • Investors wanting
    10+% yield
  • Investors holding
    investments for
    5+ years
  • China
  • %
  • %
  • Russia
  • %
  • %
  • India
  • %
  • %

More patient investors have more realistic expectations

  • Country
  • Investors wanting
    10+% yield
  • Investors holding
    investments for
    5+ years
  • UK
  • %
  • %
  • Japan
  • %
  • %
  • Australia
  • %
  • %