Investors are sticking to defensive strategies ahead of the earnings season to brace for more volatility as the orthodox 60/40 equity and bond ratio fails to offer enough diversification.
Kevin Anderson, head of investments for Asia Pacific at State Street Global Advisors, proposes re-conceiving the 60/40 investment framework to cope better with prevailing market conditions.
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