Find out how we’re positioning portfolios across global asset classes for the year ahead, with Geraldine Sundstrom, portfolio manager and head of asset allocation.
In our 2024 Asset Allocation Outlook, bonds emerge as a standout asset class, offering strong prospects, resilience, diversification, and attractive valuations compared with equities.
With interest rates higher amid a challenging macro environment, we see a compelling case for bond allocations and are cautious about higher-risk investments.
We are focused on positioning multi-asset allocation portfolios to withstand a wide range of potential economic outcomes, and we see select opportunities for active investors.
We assess risks and potential opportunities for multi-asset portfolios amid late-cycle dynamics, higher inflation, rising interest rates, and geopolitical uncertainty.
The countries’ weight in global trade is relatively small, but outsize exports of raw and semi-finished goods may portend price hikes across a variety of industries.