ASR's Quarterly Asset Allocation Survey


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​A Survey of Probabilities


The ASR Quarterly Asset Allocation Survey is in its seventh year, and helps leading global investors understand the consensus and distribution of current views in the market.


It’s unique in its ability to forecast the likelihood of certain financial events by mapping implied probabilities to the frequency of these events over the past decade.

196 participants, with USD $7 trillion of assets under management

The Q1 Asset Allocation Report


The fieldwork for the ASR Q1 Asset Allocation Survey was conducted from 25 February to 11 March 2021, with 196 participants representing USD $7 trillion of assets under management. 


The Survey reveals that ASR’s Composite Optimism Indicator remains very high, with levels steadying at 70% throughout Q1 of this year.

Key Takeaways

• Investors anticipate higher core inflation and higher yields.

• Survey continues to be dominated by hopes of global reflation.

• Biggest ‘Delta’ is around higher inflation and bond yields.

• A greater diversity of opinion on inflation, bond yields and credit impact.

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