by Salman Ahmed

In these highly volatile times, it can be helpful to look back at past market returns to get a sense of how portfolios performed during various periods. Our Volatility Meter is a useful tool in this respect, and a favourite of mine. It shows the historical returns of key asset classes going back to 1960, and lets users select a custom asset mix to see how various types of portfolios have performed. I dig into this powerful tool below.