Almost 80% of the global Indians surveyed are making some kind of investment in India compared to 85% in the country they reside. Most of them expect to increase their levels of investment in the next three years, according to the first annual Global Indian Pulse report given by HSBC. As per the report, stocks and shares (47%) and property (46%) are the most common asset classes.
According to HSBC, plans to increase investments reflect the optimistic outlook of global Indians. When it comes to increasing investments into India, global Indians said they wanted more information on how to invest (33%), but also better access to businesses or people on the ground in India whom they might invest in (31%), and also greater access to environmental or social investment funds and opportunities (29%).