By Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist from Oliver’s Insights, AMP Capital, Edition 26 2016

Key points

  • Low and falling investment yields from most major asset classes point to a constrained medium term return outlook. For a diversified mix of assets, this has now fallen to around 6.9% on our projections.
  • For investors the key is to: have realistic return expectations; allow that inflation is also low so real returns aren’t down as much; focus on asset allocation; and focus on assets with decent & sustainable income.

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