An amazing 12 months, but where to from here?

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 03 Apr 2021

The top-performing investment by a wide margin was bitcoin.
Brian Gaynor
Sat, 03 Apr 2021
The 12 months ended March 31 have been a fantastic period for investors.Major sectors of the real economy have been devastated by covid-19, but investors have had a bonanza, mainly because central banks revved up their money printing machines and slashed interest rates.Most investments – from bitcoin to sharemarkets to houses and art – have had a record 12 months and it is extremely difficult to find asset classes that didn’t return at least 10% for the year.  The top-performing investment by a wide margin – an...

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