Farmland called a hedge against stagflation. That was the situation in the 1970s, when a combination of weak economic growth and surging commodity prices left millions of people relatively poorer. One of the prices that surged was farmland, which soared in value during the decade.
“While Canadian farmland generally shares the behaviors of developed market farmland – consistent nominal and real rates of return, few drawdowns, portfolio diversifying effects, amongst others, there is another feature present in the Canadian market. It is one that is generally absent in other developed
Stephen Johnston, director of Veripath Partners, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss why retail investors should look to Canadian farmland as an investment against inflation. The firm is open ended and allows investors a flexible investment duration period. BNN Video
Retail and institutional investors are starting to consider farmland not just for superior Sharpe ratios but also as a form of portfolio inflation and even stagflation insurance. https://www.agriinvestor.com/stagflation-fears-drive-institutional-and-retail-farmland-demand-veripath/?utm_source=sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=agri_daily_paying_us%202020-11-19&utm_term=agri_daily_paying_us