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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Expat investors launch suits against advisers, trustees and insurance firms

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:51am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Financial advisers, trustees and insurance firms being taken to court in bid to recover losses in Australian investment product Expat investors launch suits over failed fund Expatriate investors in a failed Australian mortgage fund have started to sue financial advisers, pension fund trustees and listed life insurance companies ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    British police arrest ex-Credit Suisse CDO chief Kareem Serageldin

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... prosecution is one of a handful brought over charges tied to the subprime-mortgage market. The government failed in its biggest prosecution linked to the 2008 financial collapse when ex-Bear Stearns ... Suisse brokers, were convicted in 2010 of a scheme to fraudulently sell subprime securities to corporate clients that cost investors US$1.1 billion in losses. Tzolov and Butler were convicted ...

  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Asian reits still attractive despite rate rise

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:43am by Peggy Sito

    ... equities, said Victor Yeung, managing partner of real estate fund management firm Admiral Investment. Reits are the pooled capital of investors that manage or buy income property or mortgage loans ...

  4. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Falling demand and prices force Hong Kong, Singapore developers abroad

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33am by BLOOM

    ... as governments bring in tighter lending restrictions and local mortgage rates are set to rise. Hong Kong home sales, which fell 38 per cent last year from a year earlier, will remain at similar levels ... estate taxes. Hong Kong has raised the minimum mortgage down payment six times since 2010 and imposed taxes including a doubling of the stamp duty on deals of more than HK$2 million in February, ...

  5. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Abu Dhabi fund looks to invest in Europe, US, and emerging markets

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

    ... in people buying homes. Mortgage rates are low, so this motivates people to buy property. We are not out of the woods yet but people are becoming more comfortable," he said. ...

  6. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Investors plan to step up purchases of homes in United States, survey shows

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... as landlords rather than as occupants. Demand for rentals has risen as people with damaged credit or who lack money for down payments stay out of the homebuying market. Low mortgage rates and prices ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Exchange Fund posts gains of HK$49 b

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 01:43pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... it was not time to ease mortgage and other anti-speculation policies. "We will only relax our policies when there are confirmation signs of a downward cycle in the property market," he said. ...

  8. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Nigeria property boom offers rewards if you know what you're doing

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... land laws, corruption, a lack of development expertise and financing, a dearth of mortgages and high building costs will take courage and influential local partners. "There are sizeable ... from family members to buy his property outright. "I don't like to think about mortgages because it scares me when I see how difficult it is for my friends to get a loan." ...

  9. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Overseas developers tout property projects to Hong Kong investors

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... purchases by non-resident and corporate buyers. It also imposed mortgage restrictions and taxes on quick resales. In February, a further round of cooling measures was introduced, including the doubling of stamp duty levied on residential and non-residential property transactions valued at more than HK$2 million, and further tightening of mortgage lending. "About 10 to 15 per cent ...

  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong taxi licences hit record high of almost US$1m

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... of the investors are retirees looking for stable income, while 10 per cent of owners are drivers. Home prices in the city have more than doubled since the start of 2009 because of near-record low mortgage ...




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