United Kingdom Asset Allocation: The UK’s GDP measured US$2.4 trillion in 2011. The GDP growth rate was 0.2% in 2012. Due to the continuing effects of the euro zone debt crisis in Europe, GDP for 2013 has been forecast to grow at around 1.0%. – There were just over 736,000 HNWIs in the UK in 2012.
In 2012, equities were the largest asset class for HNWIs in the UK (28% of total HNWI assets), followed by business interests (24.5%), fixed income (16.5%), real estate (17.6%), alternatives (6.2%) and cash (7.1%). Real estate products recorded the strongest growth during the review period, driven by a movement into safer assets for the duration of the financial crisis. View more data or Buy full report