Experts have called the leader of the rating investment attractiveness of rare and expensive whiskies for 2018, their value increased by 40% and reached an auction high.
This is stated in the annual report, The Wealth Report by Knight Frank, reports Liga.net.
In 2018 most expensive purchase was a bottle of Macallan whiskey of the crop of 1926, painted by Irish artist Michael Dillon. It was bought at Christie’s auction for a record £ 1.2 million ($1.5 million). These bottles have released a total of 40, and 12 of them painted by artists Peter Blake and Valerio Adami.
According to experts, rare whiskies has risen in 2018 because of rising demand in the Asian market. According to the Scotch whisky Association, in the first half of last year, sales in India, China and Singapore grew by 44, 35 and 24%, respectively, while malt drinks account for almost 30% of total exports.
By 2018, the top most attractive investment acquisitions entered coins (annual growth 12%), wine and art (9%), watches (5%), cars (2%), furniture (1%). The appeal of colored diamonds and rare postage stamps for the year has not changed, their auction prices rose. And the value of jewelry and even declined.
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