UK - Investments in farmland have beaten equities consistently over the past decade, research by Investment Property Databank reveals.
Over the past year, farmland managed to produce a return of 14% while the FTSE All Share Index posted a -13.2% return.
Over three years, farmland returned 11.1% compared to 10.6% equities and 2.2% gilts. The 10-year returns were 12.6% for farms, 10.3% for equities and 10.7% gilts.
The results come at a testing time for farmland which is recovering from foot and mouth disease and heavy rains during the cropping season.
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