These alternative investment options can earn post-tax returns of 11-13%. Should retail investors invest?

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Fixed deposits, post office schemes, mutual funds, stocks, gold and, perhaps, the NPS. The average investor doesn’t venture beyond this basket. At best, some are willing to explore NCDs or company deposits for higher returns. But there is a world beyond these everyday products. Till now the preserve of deep-pocketed investors, ‘alternative investments’ are now available even to smaller investors. New investment platforms offer curated products