Investable indexes - December 2008

The Frontier Capital Multi Asset Platform (MAP) is an investable fund tracking eight global asset class indices, using an asset allocation inspired by US university endowments such as Harvard and Yale. The MAP increased 0.1% in December and 7.7% for the year. The best-performing asset class in December was commodities, up 4.0% and 25.3% for the year while the best-performing asset class in 2007 was emerging equities, up 39.4%.

The worst-performing asset class was global real estate, declining 4.