Professional investors around the world are forecasting strong growth in the levels of share trading over the next 12 months, new research from blockchain-based derivatives trading platform CloseCross shows (please see the attached press release).
Around 62% expect levels of trading to increase with 16% forecasting dramatic increases. Just 12% believe trading levels will drop and just 4% expect a dramatic fall with 26% expecting trading levels to remain broadly unchanged on today.
The research by CloseCross, which is regulated under MIFID II rules, among professional investors around the world responsible for around $380 billion in assets under management found the financials, information technology and energy sectors are regarded as offering the best growth opportunities for investors over the next year.
While 52.5% of investors said financials offered the best growth opportunities 36.6% said it offered the worst opportunities. The 22.8% saying industrials offered the best growth opportunities was slightly lower than the 23.8% saying they offered the worst opportunities.