Janus Henderson's Watson: Approach 'fashionable' alternatives with caution

Tread carefully with risky assets, manager warns

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Nick Watson of Janus Henderson Investors
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Nick Watson of Janus Henderson Investors

Janus Henderson Investors' multi-asset team has warned investors to avoid indiscriminately flocking into "fashionable" alternative asset classes, suggesting a selective approach is preferable.

Nick Watson, a portfolio manager in the £4bn multi-asset team, said the diversification characteristics of particular assets cannot be read as constant. For instance, he said private equity cann...

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