Fueled by accommodative monetary policies and additional fiscal stimulus, higher inflation expectations and upbeat growth prospects continue to put upward pressure on interest rates. Going forward, a higher rate reflationary regime could upend what has worked in the standard 60/40 portfolio over the past decade (long duration bonds and growth stocks).
Michael Arone, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist, US SPDR Business and Matthew Bartolini, CFA, Head of SPDR Americas Research sit down to discuss what the latest market dynamics impacting the recovery mean for portfolios.
To help portfolios remain properly diversified and meet their return objectives in this new regime, investors could consider replacing traditional bonds and growth stocks with growth-sensitive bonds and rate-sensitive stocks in the portfolio’s core.
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