Back in March of 2022, we at TIFF looked at the challenges that lay ahead and thought discretion was the better part of valor. We trimmed our equity exposure to target weights as equity valuations dropped from stratospheric levels. We also kept our bond exposure short and tried not to take on any extra risk; interest rates rose the most in decades. This strategy worked in relative terms, but we still saw large portfolio drawdowns in 2022.
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