Emerging market equities have performed poorly since the beginning of the year. More recently, trade tensions between the US and China, a rising US dollar and issues in individual emerging market economies have hit emerging markets.
Commercial real estate is an important consideration for investors wanting to diversify beyond asset classes such as term deposits and bonds. The good news is, in the current market, real estate is still fairly priced.
The last financial year has been a strong period for super fund portfolios. Equity markets posted solid gains in Australia and offshore, up 13.7% and 15.4% respectively. Returns were also positive across other asset classes.
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