Scotch Whisky: just a dram or a profitable 'passion investment'? 04/03/2016 In a new series looking at passion investments thewealthnet examines the many ways investments can be made in the interests and passtimes of the wealthy. For some it is simply a pleasant diversion, for others a more serious diversifier, but how profitable is it and what are the best ways to approach a given field. In this installment reporter Karen Gilchrist looks at the merits - or otherwise - of Scotch
Investment demand for gold grows in 2015 11/02/2016 Global investment demand for gold grew by eight percent for the full year 2015, to 878t from 815t in 2014, according to the World Gold Councilís latest Gold Demand Trends report.
Fine Wine asset class may finally be recovering from its long hangover 11/01/2016 After four years of falls, the fine wine market appears at last to have stabilised.
The year 2015 was the least volatile in the history of the marketís two monthly indices -- since 2001 for the Liv-ex 100 and 1993 for the Investables--as measured by the standard deviation of monthly price movements and by the gap between the lowest and highest index value during the year, according to The Fine Wine Investment Fund (TWIF).