Many nonprofit investors anticipate positive but muted returns from the equity and bond markets in 2022 and are looking to de-risk their portfolios and rebalance toward policy allocations after colleges and universities saw their highest returns in more than three decades.
The prospects of economic and societal impacts of new COVID-19 variants coupled with continued supply chain issues and an inflationary environment that is less transitory than initially expected has led investors to take a more cautious approach with their investment portfolios.
Healthcare systems should reset investment expectations as the outlook for their diversified portfolios appears challenged despite many successfully navigating the most difficult financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent research.
Alternatives will play an even more critical role in helping nonprofits reach spending plus inflation targets in 2021 as they seek income and downside protection that low-yielding bonds markets and equity markets cannot.
Nonprofit investors are expecting positive but muted returns from the equity and bond markets in 2021 after their portfolios generated solid performance in a year that upended global financial markets and saw unprecedented volatility.
2020 seemingly moved at a snail’s pace and warp speed all at the same time and as the year of interminable days finally comes to a close, a number of firms in the industry are celebrating the holidays with a different twist than they did in years past – through virtual holiday parties.