Markets in Review: Gains for Most Asset Classes
Compare your investment results to our Q1 2017 benchmarks for stocks, bonds and alternative investments.
World equity markets, hedge funds and non-U.S. fixed income gained in Q1 2017 while U.S. fixed income was nearly flat.
We take an in-depth look at the performance of these asset classes, along with developments investors may want to pay attention to, including:
- Financial assets outpacing economic growth in the current expansion
- The quiet “black swan”
- High yield in a rising-rate environment