Visitors look at a painting of a flower at a Singapore art show
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Asian art attracts investors

The uncertainty in global stock markets is prompting Asian investors to look for new opportunities, with works of art, particularly from China, increasingly becoming a place for people to put their money.

But investing in art brings its own quandaries; how do you know what you are buying is actually going to rise in value?

The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl has been to an art show in Singapore to try and find out.

  • 08 Feb 2012