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Chinese spending billions on Thai property despite political turbulence

Thailand was the fourth-most-popular country for Chinese property investment in 2018, according to online Chinese real estate portal Juwai.com, with $2.3 billion coming in from Chinese sources......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

Why Chinese investors are looking at Thai real estate

Carrie Law of Juwai.com says Chinese investors are turning their attention toward Southeast Asian property markets, instead of traditionally popular countries like Australia and the U.S......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJan 29th, 2019

Top Chinese Banker Warns Against Buying Property "Because There"s No More Money To Be Made"

Back in 2017, we explained why the "fate of the world economy is in the hands of China's housing bubble." The answer was simple: for the Chinese population, and growing middle class, to keep spending vibrant and borrowing elevated, it had to feel com.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Saudi Arabia spending billions to prop up stock market after foreign-relations bungles, including Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia’s government has been spending billions of dollars to quietly prop up its stock market and counter selloffs that have followed repeated political crises in recent months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2018

Thailand Probes Boat Sinking, With Billions of Chinese Tourist Dollars at Stake

Thai accident investigators have begun a painstaking examination of a pleasure boat that sank in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists, with the goal of winning back the confidence of one of the single biggest contributors to Thailand’s economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2018

Build it and they will come: Thai developers pour billions into retail

Thailand's new ultra-luxurious Iconsiam shopping complex opens its doors on Saturday, shrugging off a decline in tourist arrivals and political uncertainty ahead of next year's elections......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Chinese Real-Estate Investors Retreat From U.S. as Political Pressure Mounts

Chinese investors have become net sellers of U.S. commercial property for the first time in a decade, reflecting China’s crackdown on foreign investment and growing tensions between the U.S. and Chinese governments......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 24th, 2018

Worried about big tech? Chinese giants make America"s look tame

China’s two internet behemoths, Tencent and Alibaba, are spending billions of dollars in an escalating battle to dominate every part of daily life......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 2nd, 2018

Mall owners, retailers clash over avalanche of online returns

Mall owners, already squeezed by e-commerce and spending billions on property makeovers to draw shoppers, have a new headache: retailers deducting returns for items bought online from their sales figures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2018

Chinese real estate is a "two-speed market": Portwood Capital

Peter Churchouse of Portwood Capital says property prices in China's tier three and tier four cities have bounced "very strongly" over the past year, whereas the country's tier one and high tier two cities have been "pretty flat.".....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbc17 hr. 22 min. ago

U.S. Campaign Against Huawei Runs Aground in an Exploding Tech Market

The Chinese company’s low prices outweigh spying concerns for many countries ramping up 5G spending, in particular the pivotal internet economy of India. “The perception here is that the U.S. action is more a matter of foreign policy.”.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj22 hr. 38 min. ago

Chinese State TV Asks: International Community Becoming Less Safe?

More than 500 high-profile political dignitaries, a record number, are gathering in Germany for the 55th Munich Security Conference. They are there to look for solutions and, hopefully, fi.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 19th, 2019

Australia Pays Heavy Price for Not Looking After the Country

While Australian Politicians were busy spending 100s of Billions on “Social Justice” matters, Foreign Aid, Refugees and other nonsense the Country and it’s Farmers are suffering, some of the damage may be irreversible. .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 18th, 2019

Chinese Phones Are Conquering Europe, Thanks To The U.S.

Huawei may not be doing well in the U.S. due to political tensions with China, but that’s enabling.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 15th, 2019

U.S.-China trade talks resume next week, focus on intellectual property

U.S. negotiators are preparing to press China next week on longstanding demands that it reform how it treats American companies' intellectual property in order to seal a trade deal that could prevent tariffs from rising on Chinese imports......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 10th, 2019

Bezos Blackmail, Chinese Equipment, Google Censorship: CEO Daily for February 8, 2019

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. It's Friday, so time for some feedback. I tried to avoid the political meat grinder Wednesday by simply reporting what President Trump said in his State of the Union address about th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 8th, 2019

Upscale London Home Sales Hit New Low During Brexit Disarray

The growing uncertainty surrounding the U.K.’s exit from Europe is hobbling the prime property market in central London as home buyers wrestle with ongoing political uncertainty......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 6th, 2019

Canadian canola runs into Chinese delays after Huawei arrest

A political dispute between China and Canada over the arrest of a Huawei executive is slowing canola shipments through Chinese ports and causing some importers to hesitate to buy from their biggest supplier, according to interviews with a dozen traders......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

Retail Sales Growth in 2019 Forecast to Nearly Match Last Year

Continued volatility on Wall Street among potential roadblocks to growth. Barring any hindrances from looming political and financial realms, consumer spending should climb between 3.8% and 4.4% this year for the 10th consecuti.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 5th, 2019

How China Pressured MSCI to Add Its Market to Major Benchmark

Last summer, MSCI added stocks in China to one of its most prominent global benchmarks, leading billions of dollars to flow into Chinese shares and advancing China’s plans to draw more foreign investors to its markets......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 4th, 2019

CoreLogic: 2018 One of the Costliest for Disaster-Related Losses

With catastrophic flooding and wildfires, above-average disasters plagued 2018, with billions in estimated damage to property, according to a new report. Across businesses and homes in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJan 31st, 2019