Smart investors turning to art

Amid volatile stock markets, many investors are looking towards tangible assets like art.

    With currencies falling and the instability of the financial markets, many investors are looking towards more tangible assets like art.

    Not everyone can afford a painting like Picasso's Nude, Green Leaves and Bust, which was sold for $106m last month.

    But what about paintings by lesser known artists? Are they worth investing in if you can't afford a Van Gogh?

    Nazanine Moshiri reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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