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Credit Crunch Fuels Investor Thirst For Art And Wine

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LONDON (Reuters) - Rollercoaster markets may have cooled investor appetites for shares or property, but interest in offbeat investments is booming as a growing number of art and wine funds compete to combine passion with high returns.

Downturns typically mean a slowdown in investments that are seen as discretionary, but industry watchers say the credit crunch has left the appeal of so-called "investments of passion" -- art, wine and collectibles -- largely untarnished.

Instead, they say, it brought home the need for investors to take on uncorrelated assets to offset the ups and downs of the mainstream equity and credit markets

http://uk.reuters.com/article/businessNews...641937420080302

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    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


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