A regime shift demands an increased allocation to bonds

Rob Mead  |  PIMCO  |  23 August 2023  |  0.25 CE

The world has undergone a structural shift from the prior lower for longer regime to an environment of higher (but falling) inflation, higher volatility, and significantly higher interest rates. A shift of this magnitude demands an asset allocation response from investors, and looking in the rear-view mirror for directions is misguided. Instead, investors must consider which assets repriced first to reflect this new regime and which are still playing catch up. At a time when “you can do anything”, there are meaningful implications and opportunities for portfolio rebalancing and th...

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