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The World in 2030: 10 predictions for long-term investors

The world in 2030 may seem a long way off, but Capital Group spends a lot of time thinking about the distant future.

Imagining life in 2030 is not hypothetical. That’s because in the portfolios they manage, the average holding period is about eight years, so they are living that approach to investing.

Most investors are focused on their long-term goals, like funding their retirement and their children's education. And yet, it’s rare to see an investment perspective that considers anything beyond the next year or two.

That’s why Capital Group wants to look ahead to 2030 to highlight 10 of the most exciting and, in some cases, life-changing developments uncovered through their global research efforts. Sure, there will be challenges along the way. But as portfolio managers, we are inspired by all the innovations that the team is finding and the potential investment opportunities.

We hope this report helps you put the future perspective and provides some reassurance that it looks bright for long-term investors.

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