Case for alts is changing in new environment

Advisor’s Edge
December 7, 2022.

After a long period of low interest rates led investors to search for yield in alternative investments, the risk calculus is beginning to change.

In the decade following the 2008 financial crisis, some investors were willing to take a pass on desultory bond yields by moving into illiquid assets with higher yields. The case for boosting the fixed income portion of portfolios was especially strong after the Covid recovery in 2020, with interest rates near zero and central banks indicating they would remain there for several years.

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