The near-zero interest rate environment has been a support for the financial markets, but as the economy normalizes so will interest rates. While we expect the bull market in equities to continue, returns will likely be far more modest over the next 10 years. For bonds we can expect returns in the range of 2%-3%
Anwiti Bahuguna, Ph.D., Senior Portfolio Manager
Anwiti Bahuguna is a senior portfolio manager with the Global Asset Allocation Team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). She is also responsible for asset allocation research and portfolio management of the firm’s asset allocation funds and separately managed accounts. Dr. Bahuguna joined the firm in 2002 and has been a member of the investment community since 1998.
Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Bahuguna worked at Fleet, a predecessor firm of Columbia Management Group, in its corporate strategy and development group, where she provided investment banking analysis on transactions such as mergers and acquisitions in all types of financial services companies. Prior roles have also involved strategic planning for restructuring and positioning the corporation and its components for growth and expansion.
Dr. Bahuguna earned a B.S. in economics and mathematics from
St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and a Ph.D. in economics from Northeastern University.