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  1. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    Spread the wealth, IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by Peter Wilson

    ... … than we had negotiated with the Asian countries during the Asian crisis," she said. "And actually in terms of fiscal consolidation, we asked European countries for more than we asked the Asian countries to do. So this is a very funny perception compared with the reality of the programmes under way. "Because of a level of development, because of a banking system, we ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    New flat launches and discounting push prices down in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Peggy Sito

    ... property prices appear to be on the retreat, weighed down by an increase in supply from new primary launches and discounting of asking prices in the secondary market by flat owners eager to sell before the downward cycle gains momentum. A year after the government launched successive measures to cool the market, home prices are heading down, as indicated by the Centa-City Leading Index, ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    No price war for Swire at Mount Parker Residences

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:00pm by Sandy Li

    ... was done with reference to secondary transaction prices at nearby Swire projects and those in Mid-Levels, such as Argenta and Azura. "It is a market price," To said. In January, a 616 sq ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    More discounts urged as January property sales drop

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 03:58am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com More discounts urgedas home sales tumble Property sales plunged almost 30 per cent last month from a year ago and market observers say developers need to offer ... December. "If developers are willing to offer discounts of 20 to 25 per cent for their new projects, end users will quicken their pace in returning to the market," said Louis Chan ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Secondary-market sales in Hong Kong rise as some owners cut prices

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Secondary sales rise as some owners cut prices Secondary-market home sales rose last week as some flat owners cut their asking prices to lure buyers back to the market. In the major 50 housing estates monitored by agency Ricacorp Properties, home sales increased to 116 for the period from July 22 to 28, up 8 per cent from the 107 deals done ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Expatriates seek cheaper and bigger flats in Hong Kong's Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Sandy Li

    ... of more than 3,000 flats could come onto the market near Tseung Kwan O MTR station in the next few years. ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    'Football will die' in Hong Kong without funding under Project Phoenix

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 12:41am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... it will die." He said there had been a 20 per cent increase in the number of participants among youth players under the project. The Hong Kong under-18 team won an East Asian Football Federation ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Secondary-market sales in Hong Kong at 20-week high with boost from HOS

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Transactions up 15pc to 20-week high as buyers prefer second-hand flats to new projects HOS flats boost secondary sales Sales of homes in the secondary market rose to a 20-week high as the resale of government Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) flats got under way last week, luring potential buyers back into the market, said agents. There were 233 ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Mainland Chinese investors back off luxury home market in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Peggy Sito and Yvonne Liu New stamp duties brought in to cool city's property market have made many mainland buyers think twice about investing in high-end flats Investors shun luxury ... climate is proving increasingly difficult as investors turn away from the market because of concerns over the measures, say analysts. "We will not invest in the local luxury residential ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong second-hand home prices stable as sales volume picks up

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Secondary market records 19-week high, but primary market quiet due to lack of launches Secondary market sales up, with prices stable Prices of second-hand ... estates are located. However, sales at nine housing estates dropped 13 per cent week on week. In the new-homes market, two flats sold last weekend compared with none the previous weekend. BNP ...




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