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)
Gold prices went above Rs 50,000 for the first time in India. International gold prices are also getting close to its all time peak recorded in 2011.
Silver’s improving performance against gold continued and it gained by more than 17% in one week to cross the Rs 60,000 per kg mark.
WTI Crude ($/barrel)
Despite a weakening dollar, crude oil only made marginal gains because of high US oil inventories and surge in Covid-19 cases.
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