15.08.2017 - Studies

Q2-2017: New all-time high

by Philipp Immenkötter

At the end of the second quarter of 2017, the price of German household assets rose by 7.7% year-on-year. This is the highest price increase since the beginning of the time series in 2005.

The price growth rate is driven by equities (+21.9% compared to the same quarter of the previous year), business wealth (+21.1%) and real estate (+5.9%). The households of the wealthy and those before retirement benefit most from rising asset prices. They own proportionately the most shares, the largest business assets and valuable real estate.

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