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Insurance-linked securities among best performing ‘alternative alternatives’ assets in April

31st May 2012

According to data from hedge fund news and information provider Opalesque, ‘alternative alternatives’ investment funds were largely down during the month of April. Their Opalesque A Square Fund Database clocked a general decline of 0.41% over the month. Largely the losses came from commodity sectors among the 699 single and multi-manager funds that they track. […]

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Insurance-linked securities are ‘genuine alternatives’

15th July 2011

The world of alternative investments encompasses many different asset classes and types of investment that are said to help diversify investment portfolios by offering opportunities which are less correlated with traditional types of assets. However some are beginning to say that institutional investors are in danger of over-allocating themselves to alternatives which are perhaps not […]

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