water markets

Water rights, trading and the new water barons

2 November 2017

By Adam Courtney                                                                                                                                         “In the Black” 1 November 2017

Water has always been a precious commodity for Australian farmers, and it’s becoming equally valuable to those investors who can understand the market’s complexities.

If there is such a thing as a no-brainer investment, it might just be water. Its slow but steady dissipation is one of the great fears associated with scientists’ climate change predictions. We all need it, it’s always in demand and it is often described as the world’s most precious resource.

Even the movies are telling us to invest in water. At the end of 2015’s The Big Short we were told that the man who shorted Wall Street, Michael Burry, was moving into H2O.
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