Alternative Investment Portfolio -April 2022

  April had a very nervous outlook for the traditional and crypto markets. The spread of covid in China, expected steep interest rate hikes in the US, rising inflation, and the Russia-Ukraine war are adding to concerns about global economic growth. Inflation woes can already be seen in rising commodity and food prices.   Cryptocurrency … Read more

Alternative Investment Portfolio- March’2022

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March was a  good month for most investors.In spite of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, coupled with the hawkish Fed signal of multiple rate hikes over the coming months, markets have recovered across asset classes. Bond investors, however, are reeling from losses due to yields going up and much of the rebound in equities can be explained by investors pivoting more heavily into stocks which are viewed as more resilient to inflation. This is also an argument for why gold did well this week.

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Alternative Investment Portfolio -Feb 2022

This year is turning out to be a crazy volatile ride for most investors. The ongoing Ukraine crisis had a detrimental impact on the global equity market but was instrumental in driving the commodity and crypto prices up. This market behavior really highlights the need to have a diversified portfolio not just across assets but … Read more

Alternative Investment Portfolio – August 2021

Alternative investment including Crypto did well this month however traditional markets were mostly rangebound  as  industrial production numbers from China were disappointing .Delta variant has also put market in a jeopardy . Fed QE tapering plan is adding to the woes of market. The broader crypto market continued its bullish price action over the past … Read more

Alternative Investment Portfolio Performance – July 2021

Alternative Investment and Conventional asset had a volatile month. Almost $1 trillion stock market selloff  was ignited by Beijing’s shock ban on profits at tutoring companies .However ,this is not the first time Chinese regulatory impact has spooked the markets. It gives us a clear perspective how things can change very fast and blind allocation … Read more

Alternative Investment Portfolio Performance – June 2021

Alternative data has become a bigger trigger for investment decision than fundamental. Hence Twitter and Reddit are the new go to places for getting information Even the broad market is just following macro data while ignoring stock valuation.Global PMI data and employment data was better than expected.Hence the positive narrative drove equities Up. Though the near … Read more

Alternative Investment Portfolio Performance – May 2021

This month alternative investment were stable while the crypto market crashed and money flew to Meme stocks which went on overdrive. Trading volume in AMC and other meme stocks exploded this week as retail traders on the infamous WallStreetBets forum continued to encourage each other to pile in. AMC and Blackberry both traded over 500 … Read more

Alternate Investment Portfolio Performance – April 2021

India Covid Investment in Global markets was fruitful and stable this month after it was soothed somewhat by a continued dovish tone at the Fed’s FOMC statement and repeated claims that elevated inflation — the greatest concern for markets at present — would be transitory.The mood was further supported by the continued unfolding of a … Read more

Alternate Investment Portfolio Performance – March 2021

Alternate Investment Summary After last month’s frantic volatility in traditional markets, things were significantly calmer, with most stock indices globally edging down under the weight of a stronger dollar — driven largely by euro weakness as we continue to see disappointing pandemic news from the region. We continue to see a rotation away from growth stocks, including tech companies, … Read more

Alternate Investment Portfolio Performance – February 2021

Alternate Investment Summary Traditional markets found themselves under pressure this week as a flurry of central bank comments (most notably from the ECB and US Fed) about continuing to provide accommodative policy failed to curb the trend of rising longer-term bond yields. After all, low yields have been a key pillar supporting last year’s incredible … Read more

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