Art has shown long-term returns that rival bonds


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Astronomical auction prices may have defined the art market in recent years, but new research shows that over the long-term the value of art has steadily climbed, delivering returns relatively in-line with bonds.

Since 1985 contemporary art has been the best bet for investors of the asset class, returning an average of 7.5% per year, Citi…


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