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Fine wine has been named the world's best-performing collectible, as values rise by 25 per cent in the past year, according to a new report. The Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index has revealed that fine wine has now replaced classic cars as top collectible around for wealthy investors around the

Impact investments in India have grown at an exponential rate over the past decade, it has been revealed. Between 2010 and 2016, these funds totalled more than USD5.2 billion as the market attracted over 50 active impact funds, according to new research by McKinsey, and it's predicted that the market

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nz forestry bond

A new project in New Zealand has begun to build the business case for a proposed green bond which would be leveraged to fund the planting of new forests around the country. The project, led by consultant Sam Lindsay and the Auckland University of Technology (AUT)’s policy researcher Dr David

London city commercial property

Commercial real estate investment in the City of London is set to match or surpass the £12.6 billion record set in 2014, according to new figures released by Savills. The global real estate giant has revealed that property investment in the Square Mile for the first three quarters of 2017

cryptocurrency hedge fund

Online currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are propelling hedge funds that back them to new financial heights, according to new research, with the number of those that specialise in cryptocurrencies alone increasing. According to data compiled by fintech research house Autonomous NEXT, there are now 110 hedge funds specialising


One of Europe’s largest asset managers is planning to launch Europe’s first mutual fund based on bitcoin, building on the market’s growing interest in cryptocurrency. Tobam, a Paris-based investment bank that currently has around $9 billion (£6.8 billion) of assets under management, will soon launch an unregulated bitcoin fund that