Financial advisors are more likely to recommend alternative investments in today’s low-interest environment, according to a survey conducted in June by OppenheimerFunds, Inc. The survey looked at the investment challenges and opportunities advisors see when managing portfolios for their increasingly risk adverse clients.

When asked which investments they were most likely to recommend, most answered nontraditional approaches to generating income. Eighty-four percent of advisors are more likely to recommend dividend-paying equities and 76 percent of advisors cited a willingness to recommend emerging market bonds or related bond funds over other asset classes.

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