Alternative Investment

Alternative Investment

The latest trends and updates on alternative investment assets, from commodities and property bonds to energy products and agricultural land.

Wine investments have a corker of a year

Wine has had a corker of a year, as rising values has seen it race to the top of Knight Frank's luxury investment index.

Diamond recovery leaves behind the smallest gems

Diamond's price recovery is leaving behind the smallest gems, reveals research by Bloomberg.

Which foreigners are buying up Australia’s farmland?

Last year, Australia introduced a register to monitor foreign investment in its agricultural land. Is China really buying it all up?

Investors join athletes in race to get gold

In Rio, athletes from around the world are racing to get a piece of gold, but they're not the only ones: investors are going for gold too.

Royal Mint sells gold bullion for pensions

You can now buy gold from the Royal Mint to hold within your pension.
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24-carat blue diamond goes up for auction

As a 24-carat blue diamond goes under the hammer, Christie's Jewelry International Director Tom Burstein discusses the company's jewelry auctions.

India scraps tax on gold purchases

India has scrapped a tax on the purchase of gold.
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Foxfire: The fluke diamond that could break records

Rare diamonds are always in high demand in the world of alternative investments, but the Foxfire diamond from Canada, up for auction next month, isn't just rare: it almost never existed at all.

Agricultural commodities: An investment worth considering?

With the world population forecast to reach 9.1 billion by 2050, does rising demand for food make agricultural commodities an investment worth considering?
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The ‘Unique Pink’ diamond | Priceless Pieces

Presented by fine jewellery expert and regular Telegraph Luxury contributor Joanna Hardy and filmed on location at Goldsmiths' Hall, this episode discusses the ‘Unique Pink’, a superb fancy vivid pink diamond weighing an incredible 15.38 carats. Coloured diamonds are becoming...
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2018/06/05 06:41:20pm