Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio To EUR Hedged: Rebalancing Strategy

Data Source: from January 1950 to April 2024
Consolidated Returns as of 30 April 2024

Managing the Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio To EUR Hedged with a yearly rebalancing, you would have obtained a 5.78% compound annual return in the last 30 Years.

With a quarterly rebalancing, over the same period, the return would have been 5.69%.

How do returns and drawdowns change, implementing different rebalancing strategies?

Rebalancing Strategies

In order to keep risk under control, you should rebalance assets quotes from time to time, so to keep them at the original percentage of the asset allocation.

Rebalancing can be performed in several ways.

At fixed time intervals:
  • Yearly: Jan 1st
  • Half Yearly: Jan 1st, Jul 1st
  • Quarterly: Jan 1st, Apr 1st, Jul 1st, Oct 1st
When a component (at least one) diverges from its original weight beyond a certain threshold (e.g. 5% or 10%).

Portfolio Returns as of Apr 30, 2024

Implementing different rebalancing strategies, the Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio To EUR Hedged guaranteed the following returns.

According to the available data source, we assume we built the portfolio on January 1950.

Portfolio returns are calculated in EUR, assuming:
  • No fees or capital gain taxes
  • the reinvestment of dividends, if existing
  • the currency hedging (simulation taking into account the interest rate differentials of the countries). It is also assumed that hedged instruments have an additional expense ratio of 0.25% (yearly), compared to the US original instrument.
HARRY BROWNE PERMANENT PORTFOLIO TO EUR HEDGED RETURNS
Period: January 1950 - April 2024
Annualized Returns
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Return (%) and number of rebalances as of Apr 30, 2024
Rebalancing Strategy 1Y 5Y 10Y 30Y MAX
(~74Y)
Yearly Rebalancing 5.26 (1) 3.95 (5) 3.22 (10) 5.78 (30) 6.87 (75)
Half Yearly Rebalancing 5.11 (2) 3.89 (10) 3.25 (20) 5.65 (60) 6.76 (149)
Quarterly Rebalancing 5.20 (4) 4.01 (20) 3.31 (40) 5.69 (120) 6.70 (298)
5% Tolerance per asset 5.60 (0) 4.49 (4) 3.58 (7) 5.86 (21) 6.82 (52)
10% Tolerance per asset 6.89 (0) 4.43 (1) 3.63 (2) 6.22 (8) 7.06 (19)

In order to have complete information about the portfolio, please refer to the Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio To EUR Hedged: ETF allocation and returns page.

Performances as of Apr 30, 2024

Historical returns and stats of Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio To EUR Hedged, after implementing different rebalancing strategies.

HARRY BROWNE PERMANENT PORTFOLIO TO EUR HEDGED PERFORMANCES
Period: January 1950 - April 2024
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Standard Deviation
Max Drawdown (%)
Rebalancing Strategy Return % Std Dev(%) Ret. / Std Dev MaxDD(%) Ret. / MaxDD
Yearly Rebalancing 6.87 (75) 6.63 1.04 -19.61 0.35
Half Yearly Rebalancing 6.76 (149) 6.57 1.03 -19.92 0.34
Quarterly Rebalancing 6.70 (298) 6.52 1.03 -19.98 0.34
5% Tolerance per asset 6.82 (52) 6.54 1.04 -19.15 0.36
10% Tolerance per asset 7.06 (19) 6.70 1.05 -18.30 0.39
(*) Since Jan 1950 (~74 yrs) | Annualized Returns (and number of rebalances)

Drawdowns as of Apr 30, 2024

Historical Drawdowns of Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio To EUR Hedged, after implementing different rebalancing strategies.

HARRY BROWNE PERMANENT PORTFOLIO TO EUR HEDGED DRAWDOWNS
Period: January 1950 - April 2024
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Rebalancing
Tolerance per asset
Yearly Half Yearly Quarterly 5% 10%
-19.61
Dec 1980 - Nov 1982
-19.92
Dec 1980 - Nov 1982
-19.98
Dec 1980 - Nov 1982
-19.15
Dec 1980 - Nov 1982
-18.30
Dec 1980 - Nov 1982
-17.37
Jan 2022 - In progress
-17.46
Jan 2022 - In progress
-17.77
Jan 2022 - In progress
-17.38
Jan 2022 - In progress
-17.54
Jan 2022 - In progress
-12.38
Feb 1980 - Jun 1980
-13.51
Apr 1974 - Feb 1975
-12.41
Apr 1974 - Feb 1975
-12.38
Feb 1980 - Jun 1980
-13.18
May 1969 - Jan 1971
-12.34
Apr 1974 - Jan 1975
-12.38
Feb 1980 - Jun 1980
-12.38
Feb 1980 - Jun 1980
-12.21
Apr 1974 - Feb 1975
-12.21
Apr 1974 - Feb 1975
-11.89
May 1969 - Jan 1971
-11.99
May 1969 - Jan 1971
-12.12
Mar 2008 - Aug 2009
-12.00
May 1969 - Jan 1971
-11.56
Mar 2008 - Jul 2009
5 Worst Drawdowns - Average
-14.72 -15.05 -14.93 -14.63 -14.56
10 Worst Drawdowns - Average
-11.73 -11.85 -11.89 -11.57 -11.58

For a deeper insight, please refer to the Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio To EUR Hedged: ETF allocation and returns page.