The basis of asset allocation rests, in part, on the correlation (or lack of correlation) between asset classes
This information helps tactical asset allocators study the long-term outlook for various asset classes
, which is what they concentrate on anyway, and recommend shifts when current valuations deviate from that outlook.
Managers who digest this will allocate across investment styles and asset classes
to pick up on trends more quickly.
When after-tax returns are considered, certain asset classes
that would otherwise be expected to provide a favorable risk-adJusted return effect on a portfolio actually become an inferior choice, because their after-tax return is insufficient to justify the risk.
The total return on investment is good and all asset classes
have noted a positive relative return," says CEO Eva Halvarsson, Second AP Fund.
Users enjoy flexibility in choices of asset classes
and investment types.
From its unique position at the crossroads of the global markets, it creates and unlocks value for its clients with original flow-based research, innovative portfolio strategies, trade process optimization, and global connectivity across multiple asset classes
Research shows that almost 92 percent of long-term investment returns are determined by the mix of asset classes
They will help strengthen our ability to deliver to our clients a comprehensive alpha-generation toolkit comprised of global asset classes
, such as high yield and leveraged loans, that are increasing in popularity.
This is an interesting consequence of the rise in products designed to mirror distinct benchmarks, which allow investors to pick and choose exposure to specific sizes, styles, sectors, and asset classes
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