The importance of starting point valuations for investments returns

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's latest article discussing the importance of starting point valuation for investment returns, and where are we now?

Key points raised are :

  • Starting point valuations - like yields are price to earnings multiples - are a key driver of potential medium term investment returns
  • For growth assets it's often more complicated with, for example, the level of interest rates playing a big role
  • As present valuation starting points for term deposits and bonds suggest low medium-term returns.
  • For shares they suggest better but still constrained returns.