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Alternative investment returns monitor: For the week ending May 22, 2019

Here are the alternative investment options with their returns, for the week ending May 22, 2019. The proportion and purpose of these is vastly different.

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May 27, 2019, 06.30 AM IST

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The Krugerrand Coin index represents the denomination of a 22 carat gold bullion coin.
The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing. Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different.

1. Diamond Index


Overall Diamond Index is based on actual transactions from 20 different market players and reflects price movements in the global diamond market. The index is updated daily.

2. Precious Metals Index


The S&P GSCI Precious Metals Index comprises gold (91.33%) & silver (8.67%) & provides a benchmark for investment performance in the precious metals commodity markets. It is updated daily.

3. Wine Index


The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index tracks daily price movement of the most heavily traded commodities in the wine market. It includes only the 10 most recent vintages and is updated daily.

4. Coin Index


The Krugerrand Coin index represents the denomination of a 22 carat gold bullion coin weighing one troy ounce that is listed for trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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