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As shown by the data in the chart, household investments are taking a nosedive.

Variable assets were favored during the pandemic as exceptionally low-interest rates tempted investors, particularly new investors, into financial markets despite the economic turbulence.

However, growth is expected to slow from 2022 onwards as the stock market corrects and sharp interest rate increases put investors in a decidedly risk-off frame of mind.

Globally the value of bonds held by households is expected to decline in absolute terms as investors seek liquidity or inflation protection.

For the first time in years, the deposit market growth will be supported by retained interest rather than pure net inflows.