Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Investors Seek Alternative Investments to Ease Uncertainty
In Canada for example, a recent survey of public pension plans revealed that almost 50 percent of them, will be increasing their alternative holdings; in the coming year. This is up from the same survey the year before, when just over 20 percent said they would boost their level of exposure; to alternative investments. This translates to a 150 percent increase, in just one year. This changing trend is not only happening in Canada, but all over the world, as well.
With so much uncertainty in the world of traditional investments, private investors have been left with no other choice, but to look to alternative investing options; to satisfy their own needs. Thankfully, there are many alternative investments available in the market, that offer investors the opportunity to enjoy healthy returns, with limited or manageable risk to their principle; or long-term profits.