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The most recent research, published in December 2011 showed that UK investors cited the Eurozone debt crisis as the key factor likely to have an impact on their investment returns in the year ahead.   But almost two-thirds of UK investors planned to add to their portfolios over the course of the year, with around half saying they plan to invest in the UK.

Previous Investor Perspectives Survey releases

Investor Perspectives Survey press release ‘A Third of ISA Investors Plan to Use Up This Year’s Full Allowance’–  published in March 2011

Investor Perspectives Survey press release ‘Investors three times more likely to save as to withdraw’ – published in November 2010

Investor Perspectives Survey press release ‘Record ISA Sales Following Higher Allowances’ – published in October 2010

Previous full surveys

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Fourth survey published in January 2010

Third survey published in July 2009

Second survey published in February 2009

First survey published in September 2008


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