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Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on September 7, 2015

We’ve said it before and we still maintain – we don’t believe in bubbles. Not with a physical asset anyway. The reason we don’t believe in bubbles is they burst instantly and leave…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on June 5, 2015

Following April’s record month for the highest number of bottles sold on the open market (4,309), May cooled significantly at 3,304. That’s still a 6.37% year-on-year increase but…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on March 1, 2015

April set a new record for the highest number of collectable bottles traded on the open market. The previous record in December 2014 was 4,153. Last month’s 4,309 exceeded April…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on February 27, 2015

Following a plateau/slight re-trace in whisky values at the end of 2014, vast open market supply looks to have calmed to more manageable levels. That relative back-step in supply…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on December 9, 2014

My closing remark from last months update was “I remain cautiously optimistic for November but not quite as bullish as earlier in the year”. That rang very true throughout the…

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