The 21st Century Portfolio: Low yields – boon or bane?

The 21st Century Portfolio: Low yields – boon or bane?
We live in extraordinary times. Bond yields have never been as low as they are now.

In our 21st Century Portfolio* paper (published in November 2019), we considered the investment outlook to the year 2100 - and identified four themes that we believe could materially impact outcomes versus historical norms:

  • Low bond yields
  • Demographics
  • Climate change
  • Technological innovation

Now including data as of 31 March 2020, we provide an update to the low bond yield section.

Read the update

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  • * This is a theoretical portfolio and is for illustrative purposes only. It does not represent an actual portfolio and is not a recommendation of any investment or trading strategy.

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