Assessing the Performance of Dutch Mortgages and European Asset Classes in 2022
2022 has been a highly unusual year for investors. The war in Ukraine followed by distorted food and energy supply chains resulted in high inflation and some of the fastest rate hikes in history. These events resulted in decreasing asset prices across all markets and one of the worst years in history for a 60/40 portfolio. Previously, we compared the performance of Dutch mortgages, using the LoanClear Dutch Mortgage Index, to other European asset classes up to the first half of 2022 . The LoanClear Dutch Mortgage Index provides insights in the performance of Dutch mortgages.