The Dynamic Allocation Strategy equity allocation improved to near benchmark allocation.

The six top-level indicators in the model are split between equities and fixed income.

U.S. Large-Caps, non-U.S. Developed, Cash, and U.S. Growth received the highest allocations. Click the link below to read more about the strategy’s positioning.

Full strategy commentary: NDRDAS202306051

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