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ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT

An alternative investment is any product other than traditional investments such as stocks, bonds, real estate, etc. Alternative investment allows the investor to make profit by turning passions into investments. The term is commonly used to describe investments in tangible assets such as art, wine, antiques, coins, stamps, film, fashion etc. but it may also include financial assets such as commodities. Private equity and hedge funds are also sometimes called alternative investments.

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Assets under management (AUM) of the Indian mutual fund industry increased 1.45 per cent, or by Rs 13,100 crore in February to a record Rs 9.16 lakh crore, according to the monthly READ...
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Following a four-fold rise in client base from India and enthused by a 9 per cent increase in global sales for the first six months of 2013, international auction house Christie's READ...
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The Securities Appellate Tribunal has admitted an appeal filed by Osian's Art Fund against market regulator Sebi’s order, wherein the fund was asked to wind up its ‘collective READ...
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In a clampdown on art funds raising money from public without regulatory approval, markets watchdog Sebi has asked Osian's Art Fund to wind up its 'collective investment scheme' an READ...
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If equity makes you nervous because of the dark clouds over the broader economy, domestic as well as global, if debt instruments are not what cater to your appetite, if gold is no READ...
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A selection of works by modern masters such as KK Hebbar, SH Raza, FN Souza, MF Husain, Akbar Padamsee and Arpita Singh, along with works by prominent contemporary artists like Anj READ...
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Deposits in foreign banks, paintings, sculptures and expensive watches may come under the wealth tax net as part of the government's drive to unearth black money. The proposal READ...
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Indian high net worth individuals were among those in the forefront in leading a strong recovery in HNWI wealth globally, as the class of the rich hit the 10 million mark in 2009 a READ...