Current Macro Economic Marketplace

Despite short term volatility, growth markets such as China, India, SE Asia and Africa are the engine for global growth and growth markets. GDP has now overtaken developed markets and accounts for more than 50% of global GDP.

Asia Pacific currently has 55% of the worlds population, 30% of global GDP and less than 5% of the Alternative Asset Management Industry.

Growth markets currently account for 22% off the global equity market value. This is forecast to grow by 39% by 2030.

The global population has grown from 3.6 billion in 1970 to 7.3 billion in 2014 and is forecast to grow to over 8.5 billion by 2030 and over 9.5 billion by 2050 (over two thirds of whom will be in developing markets).

Urbanisation will continue to drive growth between now and 2050. It is predicted that the 3.5 billion people currently living in ities around the world will increase to over 4.5 billion by 2030 and over 6 billion by 2050.

The global middle class population is projected to grow to 4.9 billion by 2030.