Last Update: 31 March 2021

The Developed World 60/40 Portfolio is exposed for 60% on the Stock Market.

It's a High Risk portfolio and it can be replicated with 2 ETFs.

In the last 10 years, the portfolio obtained a 5.69% compound annual return, with a 9.09% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 1.79% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Developed World 60/40 Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The Developed World 60/40 Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

60% Stocks
40% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The Developed World 60/40 Portfolio can be replicated with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
60.00 % VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets Equity, EAFE, Large Cap
40.00 % BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond Bond, Developed Markets, All-Term
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Portfolio and ETF Returns

The Developed World 60/40 Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

DEVELOPED WORLD 60/40 PORTFOLIO RETURNS (%)
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1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y(*) 5Y(*) 10Y(*)
Developed World 60/40 Portfolio +1.68 +1.79 +11.93 +28.31 +5.79 +7.32 +5.69
Components
VEA - Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets +2.77 +4.51 +21.72 +50.88 +6.59 +9.66 +5.98
BNDX - Vanguard Total International Bond -0.01 -2.29 -1.22 +2.68 +3.99 +3.28 +4.56
(*) annualized
Portfolio returns are calculated assuming:
  • a rebalancing of the components at the beginning of each year (i.e. at every January 1st)
  • the reinvestment of dividends

If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Developed World 60/40 Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns

Developed World 60/40 Portfolio - Historical returns and stats.

DEVELOPED WORLD 60/40 PORTFOLIO
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Period Returns
Mar 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
+1.68%
0.00%
1 - 0
3M
+1.79%
-0.68%
Jan 2021 - Jan 2021
2 - 1
6M
+11.93%
-1.90%
Oct 2020 - Oct 2020
4 - 2
YTD
+1.79%
-0.68%
Jan 2021 - Jan 2021
2 - 1
1Y
+28.31%
9.03%
-2.57%
Sep 2020 - Oct 2020
9 - 3
3Y
+5.79%
annualized
10.77%
-14.55%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
22 - 14
5Y
+7.32%
annualized
8.88%
-14.55%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
42 - 18
10Y
+5.69%
annualized
9.09%
-14.55%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
75 - 45
MAX
01 Jan 1999
+5.87%
annualized
10.14%
-37.48%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
165 - 102

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

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Capital Growth

Time Range:

Drawdowns

Time Range:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Developed World 60/40 Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+6.07% +39.00%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-33.11%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
30.47%
2 Years
+5.52% +26.31%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-16.73%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
22.95%
3 Years
+5.55% +20.05%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-8.00%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
16.38%
5 Years
+5.96% +16.08%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-0.70%
Jun 2007 - May 2012
0.48%
7 Years
+5.95% +10.00%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2010
+2.77%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2014
0.00%
10 Years
+5.60% +8.92%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2013
+2.71%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
0.00%
15 Years
+5.93% +7.92%
Feb 2003 - Jan 2018
+4.45%
Apr 2005 - Mar 2020
0.00%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the Developed World 60/40 Portfolio: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

Developed World 60/40 Portfolio Seasonality

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Months
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average -0.2 0.1 0.6 1.9 -0.3 0.1 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.9 1.7
Best 4.9
2019
3.7
2014
4.8
2009
7.2
2009
8.2
2009
4.2
2012
7.6
2009
3.7
2009
5.4
2010
5.5
2011
8.3
2020
6.5
2008
Worst -7.9
2009
-6.0
2009
-9.9
2020
-3.1
2000
-6.6
2012
-5.5
2008
-5.5
2002
-4.9
2011
-8.5
2008
-12.4
2008
-3.4
2008
-2.7
2018
Gain
Frequency
52 57 65 77 50 45 64 59 64 68 68 73

Detail of Monthly Returns

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+1.79% -0.7 0.8 1.7
2020
+7.71% -1.0 -4.2 -9.9 4.6 3.2 2.2 1.9 2.6 -0.7 -1.9 8.3 3.5
2019
+16.72% 4.9 1.5 1.0 1.8 -2.8 4.2 -0.8 -0.3 1.7 1.8 0.7 2.1
2018
-7.73% 2.6 -3.0 0.2 0.7 -1.0 -0.8 1.4 -1.0 0.3 -5.1 0.5 -2.7
2017
+16.81% 1.8 1.0 1.9 1.6 2.4 0.2 1.9 0.4 1.5 1.4 0.6 1.2
2016
+3.45% -2.8 -1.3 4.4 1.3 0.1 -0.4 2.8 0.3 1.0 -1.9 -1.4 1.6
2015
+0.25% 1.1 3.6 -0.6 2.0 -0.2 -2.3 1.4 -4.7 -2.1 4.2 -0.4 -1.3
2014
-0.09% -2.6 3.7 -0.1 1.2 1.4 0.9 -1.2 0.7 -2.5 0.1 0.4 -1.8
2013
+12.77% 2.2 -0.4 1.0 3.6 -2.7 -2.5 3.4 -1.2 5.1 2.3 0.5 1.1
2012
+14.95% 3.9 3.0 0.4 -1.0 -6.6 4.2 0.9 2.3 2.2 0.7 2.0 2.7
2011
-3.94% 1.4 2.4 -1.5 4.1 -1.3 -0.9 -0.6 -4.9 -6.2 5.5 -1.4 0.0
2010
+8.42% -2.5 0.6 3.9 -1.1 -6.4 -0.3 6.5 -0.8 5.4 2.4 -3.3 4.5
2009
+22.61% -7.9 -6.0 4.8 7.2 8.2 -0.4 7.6 3.7 3.1 -1.4 2.8 0.4
2008
-25.33% -3.4 0.0 -0.3 2.7 0.3 -5.5 -1.6 -2.0 -8.5 -12.4 -3.4 6.5
2007
+8.69% 0.7 0.6 1.6 2.4 1.1 -0.2 -0.8 -0.3 3.7 3.1 -2.0 -1.3
2006
+16.94% 3.7 -0.3 2.0 3.0 -2.1 -0.2 1.0 2.1 0.4 2.6 2.3 1.5
2005
+10.15% -0.9 2.4 -1.2 -0.7 0.1 1.0 1.8 2.3 2.4 -2.0 1.3 3.5
2004
+14.59% 1.0 1.9 0.6 -2.0 0.4 1.7 -2.0 0.8 1.7 2.3 4.5 3.0
2003
+24.77% -2.1 -0.7 -1.3 5.8 4.3 1.4 0.9 1.4 2.5 3.6 1.5 5.5
2002
-5.65% -3.0 0.6 3.1 0.7 1.2 -2.0 -5.5 0.3 -5.5 2.9 2.7 -0.9
2001
-8.83% 0.8 -4.1 -3.1 4.0 -2.2 -2.4 0.3 -0.9 -5.1 2.7 1.2 0.2
2000
-4.89% -4.1 2.2 2.8 -3.1 -1.2 2.7 -2.1 0.6 -2.3 -1.2 -1.5 2.4
1999
+22.89% 1.5 -1.9 3.1 3.6 -3.2 2.6 2.2 0.9 1.2 2.5 3.3 5.5

* Note:
Portofolio Returns, up to December 2013, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets, instead of the actual ETFs of the portfolio.

In particular, it has been used:

VEA - Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007

BNDX - Vanguard Total International Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2013

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