An allocation to alternatives is now a core part of investment portfolios as a way to achieve diversification and, often, to generate income.
But what does the catch-all term 'alternatives' mean?
Do advisers and their clients need to be aware of the liquidity risks that are often associated with some alternative assets?
James de Bunsen, portfolio manager in Janus Henderson's UK-based multi-asset team, and Mike Coop, head of multi-asset portfolio management at Morningstar Investment Management, join FTAdviser to answer these questions and discuss how alternatives can be a useful diversifier in client portfolios.
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