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  1. September 19, 2014

    KBC winds up diamond finance arm after China deal collapses

    Belgian bank KBC will wind up its diamond financing arm after a deal to sell the division to a Chinese buyer fell through....

  2. beyondbrics

    September 18, 2014

    Is some light emerging amid China's property gloom?

    Headline statistics on the Chinese property market continue to relay a picture of virtually unrelieved gloom. However, in...

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  1. September 14, 2014

    Qataris sued for £10m over former US embassy deal

    A Qatari developer is being sued for £10m by its partner on the redevelopment of the US embassy in London because the...

  2. FT Alphaville

    September 5, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE I’m going to repeat myself until this gets through. We could be here a while: David...

  3. September 5, 2014

    Chinese property developers borrow at record pace

    Global investors are lending money to Chinese property developers in record amounts this year, in spite of a deteriorating...

  4. beyondbrics

    August 28, 2014

    Guest post: banks should weather any China property crash

    By Hayden Briscoe and Hua Cheng, AllianceBernstein In spite of worries about a collapse in China’s property market, we think...

  5. beyondbrics

    August 28, 2014

    Guest post: policy is biggest risk for China property

    By Hayden Briscoe and Jenny Zeng, AllianceBernstein. Concerns about a possible collapse in China’s property market continue...

  6. beyondbrics

    August 27, 2014

    Why EM asset managers are on a hair trigger for selling

    Hyun Song Shin, head of research at the Bank for International Settlements, has been sounding alarm bells over the debt...

  7. beyondbrics

    August 27, 2014

    China property slump persists into August, data shows

    China’s property slump – which in July was characterised by widespread declines in city real estate prices coupled with...

  8. August 26, 2014

    China property savings: clicks and mortar

    It was inevitable: the Chinese real estate market has reached the frequent-flyer mile stage. Residential property developer...

  9. August 25, 2014

    Make or break for Chinese property

    China’s tottering property market presents one of the greatest threats to the global economy. Not only do the construction...

  10. August 25, 2014

    Property bubble is ‘major risk to China’

    On desolate salt flats on the far outskirts of China’s sixth-largest city, dozens of enormous half-built skyscrapers stand...

  11. August 8, 2014

    Converting offices to homes threatens London enterprises

    Premier House, an unassuming office block that looms over the main shopping street outside Edgware underground station in...

  12. August 8, 2014

    Wanda’s $1.2bn Hollywood dream becomes reality

    Corporate China has already bought the cinemas and financed the films. Now it is moving into the heart of movieland by...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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....

  17. 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...

  18. 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....

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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,...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. 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....

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