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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese buyers flee Hong Kong for overseas property markets

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 01:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong Hong Kong government measures to cool the property market helping to send cashed-up mainland buyers further afield On the seventh floor of a luxury hotel in the heart ... mainland Chinese, who some in Hong Kong blame for pushing property prices to record highs, have fled the city’s real estate market, scared off by cooling measures that have sent them scouring ...

  2. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    China demands property cooling policies be enforced

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... to curb speculative activities in the home market by, for example, strictly implementing the government's 20 per cent tax on property reselling. It's now a crucial period ... will be forced to introduce more tightening measures to cool the property market," said Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, the head of mainland residential property at consultancy DTZ. The guidelines came ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Investors' fears of fiscal tightening by Beijing are over-blown

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... are overdone All it took was a warning from Beijing that the mainland's local governments should keep a tight rein on property market speculation, coupled with a move from the central bank ... property holdings to the taxman. At the same time, the central bank's move this week to withdraw around 900 billion yuan (HK$1.11 trillion) of liquidity from the mainland's money markets ...

  4. FDI inflows at US$62b as property market beckons

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... into the mainland's property market, analysts said. According to Ministry of Commerce data released yesterday foreign direct investment in the mainland is continuing to grow but the pace of growth has ... domestic demand. A strong yuan and bullish mainland stock markets have also drawn an influx of foreign investment into the mainland, particularly the bubble-prone property market. 'Now ...

  5. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Mainland home price rises accelerate

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... some policy fine-tuning for tier-one cities such as Beijing and Shanghai. We do not expect to see any significant new tightening for the overall mainland property market in the first half [of] ... homes in any city was 2.2 per cent, higher than the 1.2 per cent seen in the previous month. In the secondary market, the highest price increase was 1.7 per cent, compared with 1.2 per cent ...

  6. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Stocks dive on fear of further tightening

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DANIEL REN AND JEANNY YU

    ... that Beijing would continue to take a tough stance on the hot property market, sparking fears fresh measures could hit growth in the business of banks, developers and makers of construction materials. ... It also mentioned that efforts to curb mortgage lending would be rolled out, without elaborating. A gauge of property developers on the A-share market lost 2.1 per cent yesterday. However, ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Mainland developers post strong rise in January sales and prices

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... is persuaded to take action to prevent the market overheating again. Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, the head of mainland residential property at consultancy DTZ, said home prices in first-tier cities ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Developers report solid growth for January, raising concern central government might face pressure to further tighten market controls Mainland sees strong rise ...

  8. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong takes second place in London market

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... in London market Hongkongers are the second-biggest overseas buyers for new properties in London after Singaporeans, a survey shows. People from overseas bought £2.2 billion (HK$25.8 billion) worth ... from mainlanders, but said it might take some time for restrictions on overseas investment to be eased, which would open up overseas property markets to more mainland Chinese investors. Last ...

  9. Business - Money - STOCKS

    Plan to extend property tax trial upsets investors

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... & Investment fell 1.7 per cent to HK$23.10, Country Garden dropped 1.98 per cent to HK$4.45 and Shimao Property lost 1.19 per cent to HK$16.62. Market speculation is that the government intends to extend the property tax to Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shenzhen and Qingdao. "The property market is clouded by growing uncertainty, wary of further cooling measures to be introduced ...

  10. Great malls of China lead the market

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Half the shopping space being built in the world is in China, according to a new research report by an international property consultant. Some 29.6 million ... report. And seven of the 10 most active development markets are in China. Tianjin topped the list with 2.45 million square metres of such space being built, while 2.17 million sq metres is under ...




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