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Retail investors face outsized risks without safeguards from regulators

It is inevitable that this trend will only continue and if dealt with correctly, this can be positive since it allows investors to diversify their portfolios and — potentially — generate better returns.

However, opening the asset class to a wider circle of investors bears risks too and Elif Aktuğ dissects the impact on valuations, the current investment cycle and the importance of a trusted advisor when searching for investable assets.

“For those with few savings and a need for liquidity, investing in this asset class is simply ill-advised.”

Elif Aktuğ Managing Partner of the Pictet Group

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