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Asset Allocation 360°: the world's best performing asset classes

on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:22

Asset Allocation 360°: the world's best performing asset classes

Investors are embracing risk, which has naturally come at the expense of more conservative asset classes.

Our quarterly strategy guide, Asset Allocation 360°, offers an insight into key indicators for equities, alternatives, bonds, fixed income and property.

Click here for the latest Asset Allocation 360°.

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Reconciler

Feb 21, 2013 at 08:37

A great idea, shame it does not deliver across the board. Once again a publication looking at the tired out theories of investment, i.e. focussing on funds appertaining to single sector investments. The requirement now is for diversification to protect the investor from risk, not focussed single theory high risk of downside funds. One comment in the document supports the very questionable asset sector "40% - 85%" equity funds. As was identifed in 2012, a very ill defined approach to diversification and client suitability as a definition of how a fund should work.

Possibly Citywire should start to look forward to the modern client requirements for fund solutions that deliver diversification in a manner that is aligned to a clients requirements, not a fund managers hopes. It is a shame that in 2013 after the last decade of identifed self-interest that has driven the reputation of people in Financial Services into the ground, that highly visible, Industry respected publications, are serving the old guard and not looking to encourage a more client focussed approach to serving our customers.

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