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Mortgage users say new home sales discrimination is rife, as more developers demand upfront payments

2018-04-10 scmp
Price controls have resulted in new homes being sold at 20-30pc discounts, which has had the knock-on effect that developers are reluctant to sell

China, Hong Kong stocks rise as developers rally on stellar profits

2018-03-21 thehindubusinessline
Stocks in China and Hong Kong rallied on Wednesday, led by real estate firms, after developers posted stellar profits for 2017.

Chinese developers report strong profits but credit curbs could spell trouble

2018-03-20 scmp
Mainland property developers have posted strong earnings for 2017, but liquidity remains a concern as Beijing keeps a tight lid on financing to cool the housing market.

Tencent, Cnooc to Join Hang Seng China Index in Major Revamp - Bloomberg

2018-02-06 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Chinese property developers’ stocks could gain as much as 40 per cent this year, Nomura says

2018-02-06 scmp
Increased profitability and market share are behind the possible gains for companies like China Vanke and Evergrande, even though overall sales could fall, the investment bank says

Tencent, China Mobile and other China new-economy stocks set to join H-share index

2018-01-30 scmp
After the rebalancing, the weighting of China’s new-economy companies is likely to make up 28 per cent of the H-share index, up from 6 per cent currently, according to China International Capital Corp

China stocks jump to fresh 2-year highs

2018-01-22 thehindubusinessline
China stocks rose on Monday morning to new two-year highs, helped by gains in the defensive consumer and healthcare firms as well as a boost from tech shares.

Hong Kong stocks extend gains to a 9th session in winning start to 2018

2018-01-05 scmp
The Hang Seng Index posts its best weekly gain since October, while Shanghai shares record their biggest weekly jump in more than a year

Little-known Fujian developer Thaihot snapping up prime tracts of Beijing land

2018-01-04 scmp
Fearless acquisition strategy by company’s chairman Huang Qisen has sparked both fear and admiration among industry peers. But its shares have rallied 53pc in the past month despite heightened concern over its debt ratio and cash flow

Luxury set to come to Hong Kong Island’s old industrial south side as developers pay big for land

2017-12-05 scmp
Flats to be built on land at Wong Chuk Hang are likely to fetch prices similar to those in the city’s more traditional upmarket areas, analysts forecast

City’s builders dominate Wong Chuk Hang land sale, regaining upper hand over Chinese rivals

2017-12-01 scmp
A plot of residential land for sale by tender in the south of Hong Kong Island may be the latest proof that local developers are close to regaining the upper hand in the competition for space to build their projects.

The Sinocism China Newsletter

2017-10-16 nb.sinocism
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival. China is on holiday until October 9 so the newsletter is very sporadic this week. There may be one more issue by the end of the weekend, then back to normal publishing next week.

The Sinocism China Newsletter

2017-10-13 nb.sinocism
Happy Wednesday…A bit under the weather here in DC, pardon any typos. If you are in Beijing have fun with the evening rush hour over the next few days. The city is warning that they will be epic…

Top 3 Inexpensive Global Real Estate Mutual Funds For 2017

2017-10-06 zacks
The real estate sector is beginning to show signs of coming out of its recent downturn as persistently low mortgage rates, an improving world economy, and domestic reconstruction efforts in both Texas and Florida are acting as the catalysts for the sector. On the domestic side, the Federal Housing Finance agency recently reported that mortgage rates for newly built homes was up just 7 basis points in August to +4.

More North Korea Sanctions; Overseas Influence Work; Hidden Debt And A Downgrade-Sinocism-09.21.17 | Sinocism China Newsletter

2017-09-21 sinocism
President Trump announced an executive order Thursday to grant additional authority to the Treasury Department to enforce economic sanctions on North Korea and foreign companies and individuals that do business with the rogue nation in Northeast Asia.

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