Following a year in which nothing felt normal, the outcome for financial markets has, at times, felt particularly uncertain for investors, Despite this, both equity and bonds delivered strong returns at the asset class level in 2020. But can these positive returns continue? In this document, Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi Asset Team set out their expectations for longer-term returns across 31 major assets classes across equity, fixed income, currencies and commodities.
What role can forecasts for long-term expected returns play in supporting investment decisions?
Philosophy, methodology and an overview of some of the expected challenges investors may face over the next decade.
What does the past tell us about how equities have performed in similar environments characterised by high valuations and periods of low levels of inflation?
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Past performance does not predict future returns. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested.
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Nick Harper is a Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2017. Nick joined Henderson in 2015 as a quantitative risk manager. Before Henderson, he was a quantitative risk analyst at BlackRock and a quantitative researcher at Man Group.
Nick graduated with a BSc degree in economics from Birmingham University. He also has an MSc in economics from Warwick University and an MPhil in economics from Oxford University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 12 years of financial industry experience.
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