Last year, we concluded it was probable markets would have a last hurrah and that maybe even Asian equities would catch a bid.
And so they did. In 2017, the Asia Pacific ex Japan index rose by 37%, although 28% of that uplift was due to the performance of just five large technology stocks (Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu, Samsung and...
Will no longer be published from 2021
Latest news and analysis
Lowest measure since index launched in 1995
Will be 'core to all great portfolios'
Why the traditional approach of combining bonds and equities is not the best way to improve risk-adjusted returns
Partner Insight: The way in which bonds have been so successfully combined with equities in the past 35 years has been contingent on them delivering high returns in periods of equity market stress. Yet in half of the 20-year periods over the past 120...