2016: Journal no. 2

GLOBAL TRENDS OF ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

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Authors:  
Ivan LUCHIAN, Associate Professor, PhD,International Institute of Management IMI-NOVA
Alexandra TVIRCUN, PhD Student, National Institute of Economic Researches

An alternative investment is an investment product other than the traditional investments of stocks, bonds, cash, or property. The term is a relatively loose one and includes tangible assets such as art, wine, antiques, coins, or stamps and some financial assets such as commodities, hedge funds, venture capital,and others. At the moment it was created a global industry opportunities for making investments in nontraditional form. The aim of this paper consists in demonstrating the possibilities of these investments. For this have been studied related main international markets, a fter then deducted world dominant trends. This article is concerned to present some details of alternative investments global market.

Keywords:  
alternative investment, gold, diamonds, wine, art, real estate.