In an interview with Al Arabiya, founder and CEO of The Family Office Abdul Mohsen Al-Omran addressed the most important expectations and investment trends for the new year, explaining that the tightening of belts will be dominant in order to face some stressful factors.
Al-Omran issued warnings of heavy borrowing next year, due to expectations of a correction situation, which requires caution from the financial markets, but he advised to inject investments in the real estate sector in a number of Asian markets.
He pointed out the challenges Inflation that preceded the Fed’s moves (US Central Bank) regarding paths to raise interest rates on the US dollar.
He explained that the Omicron mutated from the Corona pandemic still constitutes a source of concern for the markets in 2022, in light of difficult choices for central banks between curbing inflation and supporting the recovery.
He considered that the multipliers of profitability are still high to the highest levels in decades, and we have exceeded the levels of liquidity and growth, and therefore there will be high volatility in the global financial markets, and therefore “belts must be tied.”
He pointed out that the performance of China’s economy has increased over the past 20 years, because the domestic economy is very large and continues to grow, and therefore inflation will be lower internally for the consumer, and China will continue to grow.
He explained that the best assets in the coming year will be long-term assets, strong companies with positive prospects over the next 5 years in promising sectors of e-marketing and content for these companies, and the technology sector will continue to grow at rates of more than 30%. He also advised Asian markets on the real estate level or construction or purchasing existing buildings and putting them back on the market.