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  1. July 15, 2014

    Profit warnings highlight China property threat

    China’s property market slowdown is starting to hit corporate earnings, with three companies exposed to housing issuing...

  2. July 7, 2014

    End to China’s property boom has barely begun

    The Chinese property sector is in a recession. Market optimists insist it is going through an “adjustment” similar to...

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  1. July 2, 2014

    Schroders poaches fund managers for new property team

    Schroders has poached two fund managers to form a new global property team responsible for overseeing £1.2bn of assets, as...

  2. June 25, 2014

    China Vanke: from B to H

    How do you expect a company’s shares to react when its chairman says his sector is in a bubble? Not by rising 7 per cent....

  3. beyondbrics

    June 25, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * US military advisers arrive in Baghdad | Troops begin to assess the Iraqi forces facing Isis militants and...

  4. June 20, 2014

    China property: in houses we trust

    Safe as houses may not ring as true as it once did. Central bankers everywhere worry about the next real estate bubble....

  5. June 18, 2014

    HK cloud over deals after scuppering of New World plans

    The shock failure of New World Development’s $2.4bn plan to take private its Chinese property arm this week has become a...

  6. FT Alphaville

    June 18, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Camp Alphaville reminder: Requests to bring drones to the afterparty will be considered on an individual basis. (Details...

  7. June 13, 2014

    We’re in a bull market for complacency

    A few months ago I went to a talk at a conference in Japan about “big data” – the way in which we can use the endless reams...

  8. June 12, 2014

    Asia-Pacific takes top place for property investment

    Asia-Pacific has overtaken Europe to become the world’s biggest real estate investment market for the first time, thanks...

  9. June 11, 2014

    IMF sounds global housing alarm

    The world must act to contain the risk of another devastating housing crash, the International Monetary Fund warned on...

  10. June 11, 2014

    Japan property revival catches foreign attention

    Sovereign wealth funds are swarming over Japanese property. Qatar has just bought a portfolio of bowling alleys, according...

  11. June 10, 2014

    Chinese go on global property spree

    The global commercial property market owes the Chinese a collective hug. Transaction volumes across the world are expected...

  12. June 10, 2014

    International capital drives up demand and price for UK property

    The commercial property market is booming. Annual investment in UK property hit £42bn in the first quarter of 2014, the...

  13. Gavyn Davies

    June 1, 2014

    How serious is China's property slump?

    Fears of a crash in the Chinese property market are widespread in the financial markets. That is nothing new. The domestic...

  14. May 22, 2014

    China property: be big

    If China’s property markets are about to go juddering into the abyss, has anyone let the mining industry know? Er, maybe,...

  15. May 20, 2014

    China property slowdown spells trouble for Asia bonds

    In May Central China Real Estate, one of the Chinese mainland’s many property developers, proposed issuing Singapore...

  16. May 15, 2014

    China’s Country Garden revives US dollar bond deal

    Chinese developer Country Garden has revived a US dollar bond deal after attracting investment from Hong Kong tycoon Lee...

  17. May 14, 2014

    Chinese developer Country Garden postpones US dollar bond issue

    Chinese developer Country Garden has postponed the launch of a US dollar bond issue, the latest sign of growing concern...

  18. May 13, 2014

    China property downturn would be painful but salutary

    If financial Armageddon were visited upon China, the country’s banks would emerge from the rubble with little more than...

  19. May 13, 2014

    Bilfinger buys GVA in move to build pan-European real estate adviser

    Germany-based consultancy and services company Bilfinger has bought Britain’s biggest independent commercial property...

  20. May 13, 2014

    Property sector slowdown adds to China fears

    China’s economy is sputtering as evidence mounts that a nationwide property bubble is on the point of bursting. Virtually...

  21. May 13, 2014

    Hangzhou offers window on to China’s property woes

    When New Century Real Estate cut its housing prices by 15 per cent two months ago, the Chinese developer, far from...

  22. May 9, 2014

    Rent – the next big asset class?

    By James Pickford A new style of renting is coming to Britain. A far cry from the awkward Victorian conversions and...

  23. beyondbrics

    May 9, 2014

    Gloom deepens for China property developers

    The torrent of bad news for Chinese property developers shows no sign of letting up. Unsold floor space continued to surge...

  24. May 5, 2014

    Surging property prices test regulators’ weaponry

    During the global financial crisis, central banks around the rich world slashed interest rates to prop up collapsing demand....

  25. May 2, 2014

    Spanish property advice from the plague

    Barcelona and Valencia were two of the largest towns in Spain, with pre-plague populations of perhaps 50,000 and 30,000...

  26. April 27, 2014

    East European oligarchs rush to snap up London property

    Wealthy Russians and Ukrainians are trying to shift more cash into London property, say estate agents, amid indications that...

  27. beyondbrics

    April 17, 2014

    Guest post: China's investment to shape Asean's destiny

    By Gavin Bowring, Asean Confidential China’s two-way trade with the 10 nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

  28. April 16, 2014

    Towers where no lights burn at heart of China’s puzzle

    In a steel and coal-mining region of 5m people in the Chinese heartland, signs of economic slowdown are everywhere. Forests...

  29. FT Alphaville

    April 7, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Both a lender and a borrower be, China property edition: David looks at the wider...

  30. FT Alphaville

    April 7, 2014

    Both a lender and a borrower be, China property edition

    This week in circularity, from China: Chinese property companies are buying stakes in banks and raising fears that the...

  31. FT Alphaville

    April 7, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets retreated, reflecting a view among investors that the Bank of Japan would not immediately increase...

  32. April 6, 2014

    Property groups’ bank stakes stir unease among Chinese regulators

    Chinese property companies are buying stakes in banks and raising fears that the country’s already stretched developers are...

  33. April 2, 2014

    China property: In search of shelter

    The towers that were to house 10,000 people stand unfinished and abandoned, a ghastly apparition looming over the Chinese...

  34. beyondbrics

    April 1, 2014

    China's first junk bond default highlights risk

    A manufacturer of construction materials has become the first Chinese company to default on a domestic junk bond, a...

  35. beyondbrics

    March 31, 2014

    Slump in China property sales adds to default concerns

    Real estate sales in China appear to have slumped during March, compounding investor concerns that more smaller, weaker...

  36. March 10, 2014

    Foreword: Property matters affect us all

    Any company with international ambitions wants a base in New York, London, Dubai, Hong Kong or Shanghai (or both), Tokyo...

  37. March 4, 2014

    Singapore overtakes Tokyo as world’s most expensive city

    Singapore has overtaken Tokyo to become the world’s most expensive city, driven by the high cost of car ownership and...

  38. March 2, 2014

    Pimco takes more bearish stance on Canada

    Pimco, the world’s biggest bond investor, has slashed its exposure to Canada – one of its top country holdings – as it...

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