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Investing globally: breaking down barriers

By Aberdeen Asset Management

With access to the global economy, why wouldn’t you take advantage of having a global asset allocation?

The benefits of investing globally have been well documented and yet investors have continued to invest in a disproportionate amount in stocks listed in their home market. This phenomenon, referred to as ‘home-bias’, is the tendency for investors to invest in domestic equities despite the benefits of diversifying into foreign equities.

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