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alternative investmentnoun [C]

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investment in a ​financialproduct that someone has not considered before: The ​firm will ​increase its ​stake in ​venturecapital and ​energyfunds - it expects the alternative ​investments to ​providereturns of 16 to 18%.
investment in ​works of art, ​valuableobjects, etc.: When it comes to alternative ​investments, ​prices of ​collector watches are ​risingsteadily now.
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