The growth in popularity of ESG investing is reflected in the wide choice of ESG products available to investors, which vary by a number of characteristics, including the screening methodology they adopt.
The outperformance of U.S. compared to international equities seen over the last decade is unlikely to continue over the next. A globally diversified equity allocation is more likely to be rewarded in coming years than an all-U.S. or all-international equity allocation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has produced the most pronounced economic shock in nearly a century. In this summary of our annual economic and investment outlook, Joe Davis, Vanguard's global chief economist and the global head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, outlines expectations for the year ahead.