Investing Insights

Alternative Investments Are Booming: Be Aware of the Risks Before Investing

In the last few years, some fintechs have brought alternative investments within the reach of retail investors. Earlier, these opportunities were limited to specific investors like corporates, HNIs, family offices, etc. As alternative investments are accessible to retail investors, they have become popular in the last few years, and continue to grow at a fast pace. Before taking the plunge into alternative investments, retail investors should weigh the risks and rewards properly. So, what are some of the alternative investments available, and the risks that they carry?

Interest Rates May Go Down: Should You Lock Into High FD Rates or Invest in Duration Debt Funds?

In the last few monetary policy meetings, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the US Fed have maintained a status quo on interest rates. Throughout most of 2022-23, most central banks increased interest rates to combat high inflation.