alternative investments

What is an alternative investment?

In this low interest rate environment, investors may find it hard to find investments which generate a good return. Alternative investments are asset classes that do not include the traditional ones such as equities, bonds, and cash. In this article we discuss what the pros and cons of alternative investments and explain some examples of what these asset classes are. Why do investors invest in alternative investments? Alternative investments can add to diversification to an investor’s portfolio as they do …

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