Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 remains flat

3rd September, 2012 by db_staff

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 continued flat trading throughout August, with the index failing to rise above the 300 level witnessed in early July.

According to Ditton Wine Traders, in the latest Liv-ex reading from August 30, the index was set at 297.87, up 2.21 points or 0.75% on the previous week.

Despite the static nature of trading, those behind the fine wine price tracker noted that market conditions suggest now could be a good time for fine wine investment.

“If we run the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 against the ratio of bids to offers on the Liv-ex exchange, we can see that the weight of bids has been steadily climbing throughout the summer,” said the Liv-ex blog.

“Historically, a high bid-offer ratio has been a feature of a rising market,” it added.

While the company urges caution among would-be investors, both Sotheby’s, Bonhams and Christie’s are preparing to host major auctions in the coming weeks, with vintages from across the Bordeaux region set to hit the block.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Job vacancies

Sales Account Manager

Jascots Wine Merchants
London, UK

Marylebone Sales Manager

Philglas & Swiggot
Marylebone, London, UK

Area Sales Manager

Bon Coeur Fine Wines
North England, UK

Procurement Assistant – Wine

Adnams PLC
Southwold, UK

Account Manager Central London

Speciality Drinks Ltd
London, UK

Brand Ambassador

Speciality Drinks Ltd
London, UK

National Business Development Manager

Speciality Drinks Ltd
London, UK

Marketing Assistant

Hatch Mansfield
Ascot, Berkshire, UK

Marketing Manager

Bancroft Wines
London, UK

Regional Sales Manager – Scotland

Bancroft Wines
London, UK

Sales Manager – London On-Trade

Bancroft Wines
London, UK

Customer Service & Sales Support Executive

Jascots Wine Merchants
London, UK

Market Insight Analyst

Conviviality PLC
London, UK

Technical Manager

Enotria&Coe
Park Royal, London, GB

The Global Sparkling Masters 2017

Deadline : 25th August 2017

The Global Malbec Masters 2017

Deadline : 25th August 2017

Global Chardonnay Masters 2017

Deadline : 1st September 2017

The Global Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2017

Deadline : 1st September 2017

Click to view more

The Global Rosé Masters 2017

With wines from the palest of pink to almost ruby red, bone dry to almost cloyingly sweet, reductively handled to barrel-aged, as well as gently spritzy to fully sparkling.

The Global Organic Masters 2017

The drinks business is thrilled to announce the launch of The Global Organic Masters

The Drinks Business Awards 2017

Now in its 15th year, the db awards have become the most authoritative, internationally respected badge of achievement in the alcoholic drinks industry.

The Asian Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2017

the drinks business Hong Kong announces its first year of The Asian Cabernet Sauvignon Masters.

Click to view more