|Asset class||Total return (per cent)|
|European excluding UK equities||5.34|
|Asia Pacific equities||5.11|
|Emerging market equities||4.39|
|High yield bonds||1.25|
|Emerging market debt||0.97|
Read more: Asian stocks slump amid fears of global economic slowdown Yet losses have been higher in recent years, too. In 2016 commodities shed 20.3 per cent of their value, according to Fidelity’s data.