Asset Allocation

Defensive Portfolio

Capital preservation with minimal risk exposure.

Ideally suited for investors seeking to preserve their capital and are uncomfortable sustaining losses. For a defensive portfolio in 2016, the DBS Chief Investment Office sees value in developed market government bonds amid expected further downside pressure on total returns for corporate bonds.

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 Tactical Asset Allocation
Equities0.00%
US0.00%
Europe0.00%
Japan0.00%
Asia Pacific ex Japan0.00%
Emerging Markets ex Asia0.00%
Fixed Income35.00%
Developed Markets (DM)35.00%
DM Government Bonds35.00%
DM Corporate Bonds0.00%

Emerging Markets (EM)

0.00%
Alternatives0.00%
Commodity0.00%
Gold0.00%
Hedge Funds0.00%
Cash65.00%

 

Source: DBS CIO Office, Morningstar Investment Management Asia Limited, as of 13 January 2017

Remarks:

  1. Asset allocation does not ensure a profit or protect against market loss.
  2. Percentages denote actual tactical asset allocation weights for a 3-month time horizon.

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