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Top of Mind: Existential questions about value, international diversification, and China

September 2019 
By Adam Berger, CFA, for Wellington Management

A quarterly update on the topics Wellington Management's institutional clients are asking about.

Adam Berger, CFA
Multi-Asset Strategist

 

This quarter, I focus on questions being raised about the benefits of investing outside the US and in value stocks. I’ll acknowledge up front that I’m a believer in both of these strategies, but I’ve tried to compensate for any biases by focusing on what the data tells us. I also offer thoughts on adding China A-shares as a stand-alone portfolio allocation.



Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. • Foreign investments may be more volatile and less liquid than U.S. investments and are subject to the risk of currency fluctuations and adverse political and economic developments. These risks may be greater for investments in emerging markets. 

The views expressed herein are those of Wellington Management, are for informational purposes only, and are subject to change based on prevailing market, economic, and other conditions. The views expressed may not reflect the opinions of Hartford Funds or any other sub-adviser to our funds. They should not be construed as research or investment advice nor should they be considered an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. This information is current at the time of writing and may not be reproduced or distributed in whole or in part, for any purpose, without the express written consent of Wellington Management or Hartford Funds.

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