Tag: China property market

UBS: Property Market Drove China's Economic Rebound In Q1

UBS: Property Market Drove China's Economic Rebound In Q1

By Jillian Yue | 22 April 2016 — 15:28 HKT

A strong property market drove China's economic growth to rebound strongly in March, with credit, exports, industrial production, retail sales and infrastructure investments showing stabilization, leading the bank to upgrade its 2016 GDP forecast to 6.6%, according to a research report by UBS AG.

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China's Newest Property Boom Explained In Pictures

China's Newest Property Boom Explained In Pictures

By Li Dongmei | 23 March 2016 — 17:43 HKT

China's contracted sales of residential properties grew by 20% and 23% year-on-year in January and February 2016, respectively, as a result of strong demand from tier one and some tier two cities fueled by credit easing, lower down-payments and tax cuts.

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China's Large Banks Will Be Resilient In A Property Market Crash

China's Large Banks Will Be Resilient In A Property Market Crash

By Staff Writer | 05 March 2015 — 18:54 HKT

China's small to mid-size banks would be at greater risk in the extreme scenario that the Chinese property market crashes, given their geographic concentration and weaker customer credit profiles. Larger banks should prove more resilient, says a Standard & Poor's report. "If property prices drop 20% over the next year, the increase in gross non-performing […]

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Wenzhou City Relaxes Home Purchase Restriction Policy

By Wiki Su | 30 July 2014 — 21:10 HKT

Wenzhou, a city of close to two million residents in southeastern Zhejiang province, has relaxed its property purchase policy amid lackluster housing market, according to a new directive from the Wenzhou Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.

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CPPIB To Invest $250M In China's Residential Market Through Vanke Venture

By Staff Writer | 26 March 2014 — 09:35 HKT

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) says that it has formed a new venture with China Vanke Co., Ltd. Through this venture, CPPIB will invest US$250 million over time in the Chinese residential market, according to a company release.

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Shanghai Ranks As The Second Best Investment Property Market In Asia

By Karthus Lee | 15 February 2014 — 00:03 HKT

Shanghai ranks as the second most attractive investment property market in Asia, while Guangzhou scores as the sixth and Beijing the eighth among Asia's top property markets for investment, according to a report released by consulting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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China's Average Home Prices Rose 12% In Dec

China's Average Home Prices Rose 12% In Dec

By Staff Writer | 02 January 2014 — 10:03 HKT

China’s average new home prices in December rose 12% from last year to RMB10,833 ($1,789) per square meter, according to SouFun Holdings Ltd. Beijing and Guangzhou posted the largest year-on-year gains, where home prices rose around 28%.

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Jim Rogers Sees An Ugly Chinese Property Bubble Burst

Jim Rogers Sees An Ugly Chinese Property Bubble Burst

By Staff Writer | 25 November 2011 — 01:58 HKT

In this episode of China Money Podcast, guest and veteran investor Jim Rogers discusses: – China's economy and stock market: Will the economy manage its challenges? Is there a bull market waiting ahead? – China's property market: What will be the consequence of a price correction? – China's Renminbi: Will it continue to appreciate against […]

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