Learn why we believe it is prime time for bonds, how we’re emphasizing diversification and caution and prioritizing quality, and where the opportunities are in today’s markets and beyond.
In our 2024 Asset Allocation Outlook, bonds emerge as a standout asset class, offering strong prospects, resilience, diversification, and attractive valuations compared with equities.
An allocation to fixed income may help investors navigate a potential recession as well as uncertainty around the Federal Reserve’s policy trajectory.
With interest rates higher amid a challenging macro environment, we see a compelling case for bond allocations and are cautious about higher-risk investments.
There are many ways to help make portfolios more resilient to inflation: We highlight three attractively priced inflation hedges now: EM currencies, green energy and real estate.
In this uncertain environment with increased inflation risk, portfolio construction will be key going forward, and we think investors should consider expanding the number of diversifiers in their portfolios.
We assess risks and potential opportunities for multi-asset portfolios amid late-cycle dynamics, higher inflation, rising interest rates, and geopolitical uncertainty.