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Invesco: Middle East SWFs To Up Risk

Managers of sovereign wealth funds across the Middle East may increase their exposure to risky investments, as per a research conducted by Invesco Asset Management.

Managers of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) across the Middle East may increase their exposure to risky investments, as per a research conducted by Invesco Asset Management, Financial Times reports. The funds may also increase the length of their investment commitments from next year.

The average investment time for SWFs is now nearly 6.7 years and is expected to increase next year. Nearly 85% of the SWFs market is occupied by diversification vehicles, which focus on long-term investments, looking for target returns of 6-8% over a 5-10 year period.

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