Investment returns for diversified investors were relatively flat over the quarter. While this represented a change from recent quarters of strong returns, long term investors should take some solace that in spite of a range of ongoing economic uncertainties, markets generally consolidated their recent gains during the quarter. A more granular analysis of various market returns through the quarter is contained in the key market movements section.
Our update concludes with a feature article that discusses a behavioural attribute called ‘anchoring’ and it explains how our decision-making can be heavily influenced by pre-existing reference points. This is an interesting and relevant concept for us all, as decision-making is a feature of our daily lives.Back to Insights