Can TIPS Be an Effective Inflation Hedge for Portfolios?

December 21, 2020

With the COVID vaccine’s worldwide distribution and adoption starting last week, many investors are aiming to project an inflation outlook driven by the return of furloughed workers and impending economic recovery and adjust portfolios with inflation protection in mind.

In this newsletter, we examine how key asset classes in institutional portfolios behave in rising or declining inflation environments, and ultimately determine the best asset classes that serve as inflation hedges while also providing strong total return and efficiency ratios. In particular, we investigate if TIPS (Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities) offer superior inflation protection compared to other common portfolio constituents.

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The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.

The opinions expressed herein are those of Marquette Associates, Inc. (“Marquette”), and are subject to change without notice. This material is not financial advice or an offer to purchase or sell any product. Marquette reserves the right to modify its current investment strategies and techniques based on changing market dynamics or client needs.

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