In a world of low bond yields and slow economic growth, historically realized 5-6% real (7-8% nominal) asset class returns may be unrealistic expectations for the future. Using a structural “building blocks” approach, we forecast long-term returns, made available in the charts below.
We bring you our perspectives on a variety of topics affecting asset allocation.Listen to our perspectives on capital market expectations, and our views on broad market asset class considerations.
With the objective of providing transparency into our long-term expected returns, these documents detail the methodologies underlying our models.
A good place to start is with the methodology overview document which provides background on the building blocks approach. This is the common framework that serves as the foundation upon which each model is built. Each asset class then has its own methodology document detailing specifics related to that asset class. These are living documents which will evolve over time, and we encourage you to check back in the future for updates.
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