Looking ahead six months, 62% of individual investors are optimistic the investment climate will...

|By:, SA News Editor

Looking ahead six months, 62% of individual investors are optimistic the investment climate will get better, a Citigroup survey finds. But 57% of investors with a portfolio of at least $100,000 describe their current approach as defensive - while only 8% voiced a preference for a high return/high risk strategy. Surprisingly, only 50% believe today's investment climate is better than it was a year ago.