Alternative Thinking

2014 Capital Market Assumptions for Major Asset Classes

Topics - Asset Allocation Strategic Portfolio Construction

Read Time - 25 mins

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2014 Capital Market Assumptions for Major Asset Classes

This issue of Alternative Thinking presents our capital market assumptions for major asset classes. Our primary aim is to explore justifiable frameworks for estimating multi-year expected returns, which investors may then develop or adapt according to their beliefs.

We focus on stock markets and government bonds, but also briefly discuss other assets and strategies.