DUBAI - Middle Eastern funds are cautious about prospects for regional markets as a whole in 2019 but expect to pour sizeable amounts of money into Saudi Arabian and Kuwaiti equities, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.
1) Do you expect to increase/decrease/keep the same your overall equity allocation to the Middle East in the next three months
INCREASE - 4 DECREASE - 1 SAME - 8
2) Do you expect to increase/decrease/keep the same your overall fixed income allocation to the Middle East in the next three months
INCREASE - 2 DECREASE - 2 SAME - 9
3) Do you expect to increase/decrease/keep the same your equity allocations to the following countries in the next three months
a) United Arab Emirates
INCREASE - 4 DECREASE - 2 SAME - 7
INCREASE - 1 DECREASE - 5 SAME - 7
c) Saudi Arabia
INCREASE - 7 DECREASE - 0 SAME - 6
INCREASE - 3 DECREASE - 0 SAME - 10
INCREASE - 2 DECREASE - 1 SAME - 10
INCREASE - 7 DECREASE - 2 SAME - 4
NOTE - Institutions taking part in the survey are: Al Mal Capital; Al Rayan Investment LLC; Amwal Qatar; Arqaam Capital; Emirates Investment Bank; Emirates NBD; Global Investment House; Invest AD; NBK Capital; Rasmala Investment Bank; Schroders Investment Management; The National Investor; Waha Capital.
(Reporting by Andrew Torchia, editing by Larry King) ((email@example.com; +9715 6681 7277; Reuters Messaging: firstname.lastname@example.org))