Which asset classes performed best in 2016?

2016 has been a remarkable year. The two best performing large equity markets this year are countries that have been mired in recession for years. At the same time, the stock market of the world’s fastest growing large economy has been delivering some of the lowest returns.

Significant disconnect between investor risk and return expectations – Schroders

According to the firm’s Global Investment Trends survey which polled 20,706 retail investors across 28 countries in March, the average expected rate of return expected over the next 12 months is 12%. However, they believe to achieve these returns by investing almost half of their new investments in low-risk assets. European investors expect a slightly lower […]

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