Asset allocation alert 1: Bonds and traditional index funds fade

Textbook asset allocation principles are suddenly challenged. Here's what to do.

Summary: It should be possible to build an index beating portfolio by adopting a multi-factor approach to share investing and investing less in low yielding government bonds. 

Key take-out: While a good starting point for investing, indices aren’t perfectly constructed and recent events that have advantaged them may reverse in the future, as and when we return to an old normal, higher bond yield environment.

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