in a move that seemed designed to put rumours of his death to bed, Hui chaired a meeting with company executives in southern Guangzhou on Friday night, according to a post on Evergrande’s website. Photo: WEIBO
China Evergrande Group

Shared voice clip dispels rumour of Evergrande founder’s suicide

2 Dec 2022 - 9:30PM

Evergrande is keeping the world’s banks and capital markets on tenterhooks as it grapples with interest payments and billions in debt, all of which are supposed to be worked out in a massive corporate overhaul.

in a move that seemed designed to put rumours of his death to bed, Hui chaired a meeting with company executives in southern Guangzhou on Friday night, according to a post on Evergrande’s website. Photo: WEIBO

Shared voice clip dispels rumour of Evergrande founder’s suicide

Evergrande is keeping the world’s banks and capital markets on tenterhooks as it grapples with interest payments and billions in debt, all of which are supposed to be worked out in a massive corporate overhaul.

2 Dec 2022 - 9:30PM

Risks to China’s financial system to rise amid property downturn: Moody’s

The risks to the stability of China’s financial system are rising because of the downturn in the country’s property sector and a slowing economy, Moody’s Investors Service said.

2 Dec 2022 - 4:45PM

Hong Kong home price forecasts too bearish, JP Morgan says

Predictions of a 30 per cent drop in Hong Kong home prices by the end of 2023, notably by Goldman Sachs, are too pessimistic, according to JP Morgan.

2 Dec 2022 - 10:54AM
China has unveiled a series of measures to shore up the country’s beleaguered property sector. Photo: AP Photo

Risks to China’s financial system to rise amid property downturn: Moody’s

The risks to the stability of China’s financial system are rising because of the downturn in the country’s property sector and a slowing economy, Moody’s Investors Service said.

2 Dec 2022 - 4:45PM
Hong Kong property

Hong Kong home price forecasts too bearish, JP Morgan says

Predictions of a 30 per cent drop in Hong Kong home prices by the end of 2023, notably by Goldman Sachs, are too pessimistic, according to JP Morgan.

Predictions of a 30 per cent drop in Hong Kong home prices by the end of 2023, notably by Goldman Sachs, are too pessimistic, according to JP Morgan.

2 Dec 2022 - 10:54AM
China property

Chinese developers rush to launch equity sales after ban is lifted

At least four developers are rushing to raise funds in what is likely to be the first wave of stock placements, after Chinese regulators lifted a six-year ban on equity financing to rescue the industry.

At least four developers are rushing to raise funds in what is likely to be the first wave of stock placements, after Chinese regulators lifted a six-year ban on equity financing to rescue the industry.

30 Nov 2022 - 7:42PM

Green buildings in Hong Kong command the highest rental premium in Asia: JLL

Grade A buildings in Hong Kong with green certification fetched rental premiums up to 28 per cent more because of limited supply, according to JLL’s Value of Sustainability report.

30 Nov 2022 - 7:30AM
Green buildings in Hong Kong command the highest rental premium in Asia: JLL

China’s small lenders face risks as economic slowdown exacerbates bad loans

China’s small lenders will bear much of the risk in China’s banking industry, as an economic slowdown caused by the country’s zero-Covid policy exacerbates their weaker fundamentals, according to Moody’s and CCXI.

29 Nov 2022 - 8:34PM
China’s small lenders face risks as economic slowdown exacerbates bad loans

Chinese developers rush to launch equity sales after ban is lifted

At least four developers are rushing to raise funds in what is likely to be the first wave of stock placements, after Chinese regulators lifted a six-year ban on equity financing to rescue the industry.

30 Nov 2022 - 7:42PM

Green buildings in Hong Kong command the highest rental premium in Asia: JLL

Grade A buildings in Hong Kong with green certification fetched rental premiums up to 28 per cent more because of limited supply, according to JLL’s Value of Sustainability report.

30 Nov 2022 - 7:30AM

China’s small lenders face risks as economic slowdown exacerbates bad loans

China’s small lenders will bear much of the risk in China’s banking industry, as an economic slowdown caused by the country’s zero-Covid policy exacerbates their weaker fundamentals, according to Moody’s and CCXI.

29 Nov 2022 - 8:34PM
The unrelenting climb in Hong Kong’s residential property prices has been seen as one of the surest bets over the past decade. Photo: Sam Tsang

Will interest rate rises dampen Hong Kong’s love affair with property?

Concerns about the city’s slowing economy, and continued restrictions to control the coronavirus could also deter buyers, property agents said.

31 Jul 2022 - 12:00PM

Up to 30 per cent decline in Hong Kong home prices a possibility, SCMP conference hears

The worst is yet to come for Hong Kong home prices, with the market at the start of a decline amid interest rate rises and economic slowdown, the 2022 SCMP China Conference heard on Thursday.

The worst is yet to come for Hong Kong home prices, with the market at the start of a decline amid interest rate rises and economic slowdown, the 2022 SCMP China Conference heard on Thursday.

28 Jul 2022 - 7:45PM

Emigration, rising rates weigh on Hong Kong’s lived-in home market

The downbeat sentiment in Hong Kong’s secondary home market is due to rising interest rates, a spate of new project launches, emigration and a badly performing stock market, agents say.

The downbeat sentiment in Hong Kong’s secondary home market is due to rising interest rates, a spate of new project launches, emigration and a badly performing stock market, agents say.

22 Jul 2022 - 8:37PM

Buyers of incomplete flats with stage payment schemes face higher risk of default

By the time some of these buyers arrange mortgages, ‘they may not pass the stress test’, say analysts.

By the time some of these buyers arrange mortgages, ‘they may not pass the stress test’, say analysts.

20 Jul 2022 - 8:30AM
The unrelenting climb in Hong Kong’s residential property prices has been seen as one of the surest bets over the past decade. Photo: Sam Tsang

Will interest rate rises dampen Hong Kong’s love affair with property?

Concerns about the city’s slowing economy, and continued restrictions to control the coronavirus could also deter buyers, property agents said.

31 Jul 2022 - 12:00PM

Up to 30 per cent decline in Hong Kong home prices a possibility, SCMP conference hears

The worst is yet to come for Hong Kong home prices, with the market at the start of a decline amid interest rate rises and economic slowdown, the 2022 SCMP China Conference heard on Thursday.

The worst is yet to come for Hong Kong home prices, with the market at the start of a decline amid interest rate rises and economic slowdown, the 2022 SCMP China Conference heard on Thursday.

28 Jul 2022 - 7:45PM

Emigration, rising rates weigh on Hong Kong’s lived-in home market

The downbeat sentiment in Hong Kong’s secondary home market is due to rising interest rates, a spate of new project launches, emigration and a badly performing stock market, agents say.

The downbeat sentiment in Hong Kong’s secondary home market is due to rising interest rates, a spate of new project launches, emigration and a badly performing stock market, agents say.

22 Jul 2022 - 8:37PM

Buyers of incomplete flats with stage payment schemes face higher risk of default

By the time some of these buyers arrange mortgages, ‘they may not pass the stress test’, say analysts.

By the time some of these buyers arrange mortgages, ‘they may not pass the stress test’, say analysts.

20 Jul 2022 - 8:30AM
Property | OPINION
Illustration: Craig Stephens

Opinion | How Hong Kong can turbocharge home ownership

Subsidised housing prices should be tied to household income, not land premiums, so as to give more families home ownership opportunities. Allowing more people to buy their own homes would ease the government’s burden of providing public rental housing – and boost the economy.

8 Oct 2022 - 7:36AM

Concrete Analysis | Why investors are eyeing Hong Kong cold-storage assets

Hong Kong has been Asia’s leading logistics hub for decades. But what exactly is driving the recent sharp rise in demand for cold storage?

Hong Kong has been Asia’s leading logistics hub for decades. But what exactly is driving the recent sharp rise in demand for cold storage?

27 Sep 2022 - 12:00PM
Why investors are eyeing Hong Kong cold-storage assets

Concrete Analysis | Be more cautious, do your homework when looking for property online

Consumers should be more careful and do their homework when looking for properties online – such as making comparisons with different websites, referring to transaction figures and statistics from government websites, reading media reports and the latest property market trends.

Consumers should be more careful and do their homework when looking for properties online – such as making comparisons with different websites, referring to transaction figures and statistics from government websites, reading media reports and the latest property market trends.

20 Sep 2022 - 12:00PM
Be more cautious, do your homework when looking for property online

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