property prices



Escaping the Rat Race: An Emerging Counter-Culture

While the rise of consumerism in China continues to attract attention, Monica Tan turns to the backlash against it. From Tea Leaf Nation: It’s happened all over the world, and it’s happening in China too. As the country’s middle...

Property Investors Rush to “Mini-Hong Kong”

Residential property prices in Qianhai, an economic development zone near Hong Kong, has partly surpassed those of Shenzhen, generating debate over the effectiveness of the government’s economic stimulus plan, as well as the...

CDT Money: Game On

Under a cloud cover of speculation about a potential fiscal stimulus package, China’s central bank announced a 25 basis point cut to lending and deposit rates on Thursday, its first interest rate cut since late 2008 and...

China Richer But Not Happier

At American Public Media’s Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal and Rob Schmitz discuss a recent study from the University of Southern California which suggested that rising incomes in China are failing to bring greater happiness to...

Pressure Building on China’s Property Sector

The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Orlik emerges from the financial weeds and writes that official government data glosses over a growing mountain of liabilities weighing on China’s publicly listed property developers...

Chinese Property Buyers Look Abroad

USA Today describes the throngs of Chinese buyers riding the gradient between the rising yuan and falling American property prices: Chinese interest in U.S. real estate began climbing during the U.S. housing meltdown, when...



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