Hedged equity (or options overlay) strategies can provide higher risk-adjusted returns over broad-based equity indexes, in part by using options to minimize the impact of market disruptions and downturns.
Emerging market equity: If you wait for certainty, you miss opportunity
Executive summary of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions
Full report detailing JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013
Chart of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions. Deleveraging will depress growth while risk assets should offer decent returns
Executive summary of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013
It was another rollercoaster ride for equity markets but this time ending on a high note, with the S&P 500 Index delivering a thrilling 13.6% return in the first quarter, the best start to a year since 1998.
A series of loosening signals from China’s central bank in recent weeks point to an incrementally more dovish policy stance, supporting market sentiment.