The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing.
Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different.
Gold (995) (Rs)
Increasing Covid cases across the globe is augmenting investor interest in safe haven assets like gold.
Being a more volatile bullion, silver surged more and ended the week with a gain of 3%. ($/troy ounce)
Low industrial demand, due to pandemic triggered economic concerns, neutralised Platinum’s bullion demand.
WTI Crude ($/barrel)
In addition to economic concerns triggered lower demand, surprise inventory build up also pulled the crude oil down.