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  1. Business - Economy

    Nobel-winning economist sounds alarm over 'bubbly' global housing prices

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 10:57am by Reuters

    ... of housing prices, the S&P Case/Shiller Index. In June this year, he pointed to a potential new housing bubble in some of the largest US cities. “It is up 12 per cent in the last year. ... asset prices are getting way out of line, it should be cause for alarm Robert Shiller The bubbling housing market is not mainly the result of central bank policy, but reflects a shift toward “a ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - MACAU PROPERTY

    Property bubble drives home seekers out of Macau

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 01:25pm by Reuters

    ... provinces, and some, many of them retirees, are giving up and moving as far away as Thailand. Last month, more than 40,000 people competed for 1,900 affordable housing units, with locals lining up outside Macau’s public housing bureau at 4am, local media reported. “It’s really the biggest problem in Macau. Right now, the rents and prices of flats have shot up way beyond people’s financial ...

  3. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Foreign buyers risk causing London housing bubble, say economists

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 05:20am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in London Foreign buying risks London housing bubble Wealthy foreign buyers' desire for high-end London property risked creating a housing bubble in the British capital, ... Malaysia and Russia. EY Item Club economist Andrew Goodwin said: "House prices across most of the country remain well below their pre-crisis peaks and there seems little danger of a bubble ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Property bubble drives residents out of Macau

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... Last month, more than 40,000 people competed for 1,900 affordable housing units, with locals lining up outside Macau's public housing bureau at 4am, local media reported. "It's ... will be required as new properties open over the next three years, increasing demand for housing and exacerbating tension among protectionist labour unions worried about job security. Macau laws dictate ...

  5. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Letting the air out of the bubbles

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:28am by JOE ZHANG

    ... Joe Zhang Rather than bursting, mainland real estate and credit markets will take decades to unwind Like water torture, asset bubbles will deflate slowly Despite the familiar refrain from analysts these last few years, China's real estate and credit bubbles have not burst. While I, too, am worried, I have not been brave enough to venture a prediction until now: I think ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - BANKRUPTCIES

    Smaller firms hit as bubble deflates

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Fenghua Developer struggling after borrowing at high interest rates and paying too much for land, signalling problems at more regional builders Smaller firms hit as bubble ... on the brink of becoming one of the nation's biggest real estate bankruptcies in recent memory. As the property bubble shows signs of deflating in some areas- in peripheral neighbourhoods ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Giant bubbles could be 'built over Beijing parks to save residents from smog danger'

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 09:08am by Jamie Carter

    ... of adjoining steel-and-plastic geodesic biome domes, each housing different environments. "Bubbles evokes design inspiration from the biomes of Cornwall's Eden Project and Singapore's ... a giant transparent roof. Called Bubbles, the architectural concept might seem an unlikely candidate for a high-rise city of 21 million people. But its designers believe it offers something ...

  8. Property - International - SWITZERLAND

    Alarm sounded as threat of a Swiss housing market bubble grows

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:01am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Experts fear that strong housing market is at risk of overheating amid spiralling private debt Alarm sounded as threat of a Swiss bubble grows Risks to the Swiss property sector grew more severe in the third quarter, a sign authorities may consider further steps to prevent an overheating of the housing market. The UBS Swiss Real Estate Bubble Index rose to 1.20 points ...

  9. Property - International - CANADA

    Canadian housing starts climb in October, adding to bubble fears

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:01am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Toronto Climb in housing starts adds to overheating fears Canadian housing starts rose more than expected in October and September starts were revised higher, according to data that will add to fears the property sector could be overheating. Data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp showed the seasonally adjusted annualised rate of housing starts was 198,282 units last ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Geoff Cooper of Travis Perkins says UK won't develop housing bubble

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:06am by Reuters

    ... catch up with demand' in U.K. Britain's housing market will avoid a price bubble resulting from the government's latest "help to buy" scheme, because supply will catch ... cent, while total housing transactions will be about one million. "With that expansion of supply coming into the market, I think that's another important check on house prices running ...




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