This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Xmas Legs Small Present Present
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > > ALTERNATIVE FACTS

ALTERNATIVE FACTS

Why do you need them, what are the best ones and how many should you own? Nicola Brittain addresses the most oft-asked questions about alternatives

What are alternatives used for?

Alternatives are primarily used to provide diversification and improve a risk/return profile. Bond yields are at a record low and equities are overpriced, meaning alternatives are currently playing a valuable role. They can also help protect against inflation.

For Adrian Lowcock, investment director at Architas, the important thing is that alternatives diversify away from equities.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of -
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.