Are you in step with the new investment trends that are emerging post COVID-19?

The pandemic and global economic uncertainty has thrown investment markets in a disarray. This article suggests considering a combination of traditional and alternative asset classes that have the potential to deliver exceptional returns in a bid to safeguard investor portfolio from volatility and diversify risk. It further talks about six investment choices that can help create a robust portfolio for the long-term and balance the risk-reward paradigm.

The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted the global economy. But the vaccine rollout is expected to play a key role in its revival. The prevailing uncertainty has raised concerns among investors pertaining to their investment. The last 15 months have been a roller-coaster ride for the stock market. The Sensex hit a four-year low in March 2020, before recovering 95% to hit the 50,000 mark for the first time in January 2021.  However, the ongoing pandemic situation, coupled with concerns surrounding the economy, is making investors jittery. Even investment in debt funds is not considered viable by many of the investors following the IL&FS default on bonds payment and very recently the fiasco surrounding Franklin Templeton Debt Funds. This has driven many retail investors to l...