A majority of advisers are optimistic about capital market conditions over the next three years, but only 7% of those advisers believe their clients are optimistic, according to a quarterly survey from Russell Investments.

Advisers, 59% of whom are optimistic about market conditions, say this lack confidence among their clients has become a major concern. Seventy-eight percent of advisoers responding to the survey say that clients see economic uncertainty and slow economic growth as an impediment to reaching their financial goals. Sixty-one percent think that market volatility concerns their clients.

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