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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - ACQUISITIONS

    SOHO China on lookout for acquisitions in prime locations

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 02:03pm by Peggy Sito

    ... The company had total cash and bank deposits of about 15.3 billion yuan at the end of June, while its net debt to equity was about 15 per cent. Directors declared an interim dividend of 0.12 yuan ...

  2. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    Low interest rates prompt switch from deposit-based rentals in South Korea

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... to be going out of fashion, as most landlords cannot make high enough returns from stashing the money in bank deposits paying just 2.5 per cent- they will go down again after the central bank lowered ... from deposit-based rentals For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters- landlords and their tenants. Interest rates ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Lack of developments a drag on Sino Land's net profit

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:35am by Peggy Sito

    ... was well-positioned to respond to challenges ahead, he said. At the end of December, Sino Land had cash and bank deposits of HK$11.2 billion. After accounting for total borrowings of HK$9.76 billion, it had ... in Wan Chai during the period was a huge success, generating HK$2.8 billion of attributable proceeds to Sino Land, according to Credit Suisse. The bank said it expects development profits booked ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Investors foil government cooling measures

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... good returns compared with property." A stock market that has been stagnant for almost five years, a bond market in its infancy and bank-deposit rates barely above inflation have fostered ... I'd rather buy a place now than put the money in the stock market," said Zhou, a 30-year-old information-technology engineer at a bank who plans to leave the home empty while he and his ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China lenders unlikely to sell cheap mortgages

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:22am by Langi Chiang

    ... banks. By offering much higher return than bank deposits, funds under management by Alibaba Group's Yu E Bao nearly tripled to 541 billion yuan (HK$672.6 billion) over the three months ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Looser policy and deeper price cuts could be the way to go to prop up the housing market as mainland banks seek to protect their margins Lenders unlikely ...

  6. Property - International - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand limits risky mortgage lending to head off risk of bubble

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Central bank tackles risk of housing bubble by limiting low-deposit mortgages, but many in industry doubt if it will have the desired effect Curb on risky loans 'a step ... struggling first-home buyers appear to have become the first casualties. From yesterday, banks have to keep lending to borrowers with mortgage deposits of less than 20 per cent of a property's ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Going cool on cooling

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... markets volatile and caps on bank deposits, property remains the only game in town for millions of mainland savers. Total property investment accounted for 14.8 per cent of gross domestic product ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Small cities pivotal to property’s support for China’s growth

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:29pm by Reuters

    ... Strategist at CLSA Asia Pacific Markets. But leaving the market alone may not be enough. With stock markets volatile and caps on bank deposits, property remains the only game in town for millions ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    Beijing beats Shanghai in property sales after policy relaxation

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 05:07pm by Langi Chiang

    ... of more than 20 years old, credit checks on buyers are particularly strict, and they often cannot borrow from banks," it said. For these buyers, banks impose much higher deposit ratios, ... that retain home purchase restrictions. After the central bank's easing in mortgage rules at the end of last month, Beijing announced that homes worth 2.81 million yuan (HK$3.5 million) ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - OUTLOOK

    Hong Kong property buyers look to 2013 with uncertainty

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... though, the likelihood of rampant inflation once Western economies rebound, coupled with a total lack of returns in bank deposits and unpredictable equity markets, are factors chasing investors ...




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