May 20, 2022 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Pandemic, supply chain bottlenecks, Ukraine war: the inflation spiral is in full swing, and more and more expect stagflation, a weaker economy with increasing currency devaluation. A new infographic from Block-Builders.net reveals how investors are currently responding and which sectors could perform best in the near future.
As an analysis of historical data shows, utilities tend to fare best during periods of stagflation. In this case, the relative return per annum (of US sectors compared to the overall market) is 10.1%. Consumer staples (6.4%) and energy (3.7%) have also posted positive returns. These are the three sectors that have performed best in similar economic situations in the past.
At the other end of the scale are communication services (-11.3%) and finance (-9.6%).
But how does the current situation affect demand among current and prospective investors? Google search engine data give some indications. As the infographic illustrates, the relative search volume for terms such as “shares”, “ETF” or “stock market” is at a moderate level these days. At the start of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 and even in 2021, these investments seem to have been much more popular with the bulk of investors.
As the study shows, the best performing stock exchanges in 2022 are not to be found in the West. The most positive trend is in Turkey, followed by Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.
It is also noticeable that in the face of the multiple crises, citizens – both in Germany and internationally – are less inclined to save money or make provisions for retirement. There is simply a lack of confidence, even in the traditional pension system.
The full story with the infographic, facts and more statistics:
Block-Builders.net is a news and information platform that publishes forecasts, investment news and background reports.
Block Builders GmbH
This news is published on the Investorideas.com Newswire – a global digital news source for investors and business leaders
Disclaimer/Disclosure: Investorideas.com is a digital publisher of third party sourced news, articles and equity research as well as creates original content, including video, interviews and articles. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks, services or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investing involves risk and possible losses. This site is currently compensated for news publication and distribution, social media and marketing, content creation and more. Disclosure is posted for each compensated news release, content published /created if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and was published for the sole interest of our readers and followers. Contact management and IR of each company directly regarding specific questions.
More disclaimer info: https://www.investorideas.com/About/Disclaimer.asp Learn more about publishing your news release and our other news services on the Investorideas.com newswire https://www.investorideas.com/News-Upload/ and tickertagstocknews.com