Oct 12, 2023
How interest rate moves drive bond returns
Markets might have got their interest rate outlook wrong, but the case for holding global bonds as part of a multi-asset portfolio remains as strong as ever.
Sep 17, 2023
What's the impact of ESG funds on a portfolio?
Andreas Zingg, Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, Vanguard Europe, explains why the risk and return characteristics are different for ESG building blocks – and how advisers can take this into account when constructing portfolios for clients with ESG preferences.
Jul 12, 2023
Exploring the role of duration in bond returns
Ongoing volatility in bond markets shouldn’t overshadow the long-term benefits of holding a broad spread of bonds as part of a diversified multi-asset portfolio.
Jul 4, 2023
Higher inflation not the end of the 60/40 portfolio
Even in a world where global stocks and bonds are positively correlated, the 60/40 model delivers value to investors.
May 31, 2023
Why discipline is key for multi-asset investors
Strategic multi-asset portfolios are most effective in helping long-term investors achieve their financial goals if investors observe discipline – especially during periods of market volatility.
May 2, 2023
What the UK’s lingering inflation problem could mean for clients
Find out why we’re changing our forecasts for the UK economy and raising our interest rate expectations.