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Investments: Gold and Real Estate on the Rise

Published: August 13, 2012; 18:33 · (Vindobona)

Compared to 2007, Austrian savers shift their assets towards gold and real estate. Investment funds and shares are less popular.

Investments: Gold and Real Estate on the Rise / Picture: © Flickr

In 2007, only 5% of the respondents said to hide savings at home. Now, 13% of the respondents prefer this alternative.

The popularity of gold shows a remarkable boom. In 2007, only 7% of the interviewed Austrian savers said to invest in gold. This share rose up to 24%. The popularity of real estate investments was up from 23% to 25%.

With an acceptance of 46%, savings…

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