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The Best and Worst Performing Assets of 2017

28 December 2017

Outside of the incredible gains from cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin up 1500%), 2017 was still a profitable year for many asset classes according to this article from Bloomberg. Many of the best performing equity markets were in emerging or frontier markets (Ukrainian Equities Index up 80%), while Greek debt rebounded significantly. Meanwhile, commodities also enjoyed a strong year, as metals and petroleum both enjoyed solid gains.