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What has been the best investment of the past 60 years, gold, shares, property or savings? What can you get for a hundred quid? Not much these days it seems. 100 would have gone a lot, lot further. It might have bought a decent secondhand motor, or paid a good chunk of the deposit on a new home. Property has been a very shrewd investment over six decades. But how does this compare with other mainstream and alternative investments?
I also assessed the performance of gold and fine wine. In reckoning the returns from shares and government bonds, I leaned heavily on an impressive statistical report produced by Barclays Capital called the Equity Gilt Study. So investing in a broad basket of shares appears to have been a very effective way of saving for the long-term. Now, there are number of observations to make here. None of these figures include the effect of inflation. Real returns would have been far less impressive.
Also, the impact of dividend reinvestment was huge so far as equities are concerned. In fact if you excluded dividends, the return would have been a fraction of the original figure I quoted. The performance chasm between equities and gilts may come as a surprise to anyone who has watched government bonds outperform shares for the past decade. However, our study includes the halcyon era for stock market investing from the early 1950s to the late 1980s. Forgetting bonds and shares, we all know gold has enjoyed a decent run of late. So it was a good investment, but definitely not the best. It being the Diamond Jubilee, it seemed right to calculate whether diamonds are not just a girl’s best friend, but an investor’s too.
Unfortunately the Rapaport Price List, the primary source of diamond prices, only goes back to 1978. A one carat, top quality diamond has risen 52pc in value in that 34-year period. So you might, if you were extremely lucky, have seen the price of top-notch diamonds double in 60 years. This leaves us with fine wine, which has been one of the best-performing alternative investments for many years, though investors should exercise caution and do thorough research before buying. Novices can easily come a cropper and there are some scoundrels operating in the market. According to the investment firm Premier Cru, it would have provided a phenomenal return over the past 60 years.
In 1952 the youngest vintage you could buy would have been the ’51, but that and the 1950 were not very good,’ explains Stacey-Lea Golding, the company’s founder and investment director. If a wine merchant was advising you, you would have probably purchased wines such as the Chateau Latour 1949 and Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945. At that time the Mouton Rothschild was not a Premier Cru and therefore not as expensive as the Latour. 100 would have bought three cases of each vintage. Will stock markets start to rise again?