Supplements»Multi-Asset 2018

Mark_LathamTraditionally seen as a safe haven in times of market volatily, multi-asset funds (which mix equities, bonds and other assets) saw their resilience severely tested in the first quarter of this year.

Caught_in_stormStrong downside protection and reduced volatility are key selling points for multi asset-funds. Fiona Rintoul finds out what happened to key multi-asset portfolios when volatility hit in early 2018.

Roulette_wheelFiona Rintoul asks whether factor-based multi-asset funds have become a major growth area in asset management to the extent that they present a challenge to incumbent funds.

Our expert panel discuss recent developments and trends in multi-asset investing and ponder the way forward for this most popular of asset classes.

Speach_bubblesA Q&A with Mike Brooks, Head of Diversified Multi-Asset at Aberdeen Standard Investments, September 2018.

StrawsThe surge of money into multi-asset funds and strategies is increasing. Tim Steele looks at which providers have benefited most and what the popularity of specific products says about investors’ preferred outcomes.

SeesawRanking their funds by the level of dynamic asset allocation they employ, multi-asset fund managers discuss their current positioning and most significant changes in the past year.