Alternative Investments

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Alternative Investments are investments other than mainstream equities and bonds. New capabilities sometimes referred to as “alternatives” include hedge funds, private equity, infrastructure, gold and commodities.

Real estate is also sometimes described as an alternative.

Alternatives may be asset classes in their own right (e.g. gold) or may be new strategies for investing in established asset classes (e.g. hedge funds).

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