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Is investing in art holding up?

Thursday, December 11, 2008
Record prices were fetched for works of top quality and rarity in each auction.(Oct.08).

A SQUARE :: 11Dec08 Is investing in art holding up?
Category Art
Author Sona Blessing
Whilst there is a huge degree of instability worldwide, top works will sell well in 2009.
Works that are not fresh to the market or works that have been heavily speculated on will see a 20% to 40% drop in prices.
But really rare pieces will sell well.
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