US Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) can help combat the drag of inflation -- but can they offer the best means to preserve purchasing power? As an asset class, how have TIPS performed vis-à-vis other assets, and does the current environment favor TIPS allocations? This study examines these issues, shedding light on TIPS as an asset class, their near-term outlook, and their attractiveness as portfolio diversifiers in the long term.
- Regions: United States
- Authors: Radhika Kamath
- Products: Datastream
- Keywords: bonds, fixed income, interest rates
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