Fixed income assets, in particular bonds, are traditionally popular among income-seeking investors. Their steady recurring income plus attractive yields help to deliver sustainable returns. But with low to negative yields amid a low interest rate environment, bonds no longer offer an attractive level of income. Where can investors seek attractive income generating assets?

JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM) believes real assets may offer a viable alternative. Such opportunities can be found in certain segments of the property, infrastructure and transportation industries, it says. The asset management firm reckons real assets are the new bonds.

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