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A Hong Kong Billionaire Family on Why the Rich Need to Help

A Hong Kong Billionaire Family on Why the Rich Need to Help

Sham Shui Po, one of Hong Kong’s poorest districts, is a concrete warren of rag traders and cheap street stalls that was once a hub for refugees. More recently, it’s become a battleground for the
Bernie Sanders Proposes Taxing Wall Street to Pay Student Debts

Bernie Sanders Proposes Taxing Wall Street to Pay Student Debts

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is proposing canceling the nation’s outstanding $1.6 trillion of student debt and offsetting the cost with a tax on Wall Street transactions.
Brexit Bulletin: Truth or Trap?

Brexit Bulletin: Truth or Trap?

Today in Brexit: Something had to give, and now we know what it is: Theresa May’s resolve.
Worried about the next recession? Here’s what to watch instead of the yield curve

Worried about the next recession? Here’s what to watch instead of the yield curve

It’s notoriously hard to guess when an economic downturn is imminent. One of the few consistently reliable recession alarm bells is what’s called a “yield-curve…
Brexit Bulletin: Now What?

Brexit Bulletin: Now What?

Today in Brexit: Theresa May’s options are narrowing after the EU rejected a key part of her Brexit plan.
Zimbabwe Stocks Rise Before Vote in Sign of Investor Unease

Zimbabwe Stocks Rise Before Vote in Sign of Investor Unease

Zimbabwean stocks are rising before Monday’s election. But in the topsy-turvy world of the country’s equities market, that’s not necessarily a sign of investor confidence.
Canada Strikes Back at Trump, and Condo Buyers Will Pay the Price

Canada Strikes Back at Trump, and Condo Buyers Will Pay the Price

Condo buyers in Canada’s already pricey markets may be the next to pay up as the trade battle with the U.S. radiates through the construction industry.
New Hong Kong Housing Policies Will Bring Focus, Carrie Lam Says

New Hong Kong Housing Policies Will Bring Focus, Carrie Lam Says

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said new housing policies announced on Friday were a demonstration of her government’s political determination.
Qatari Royal Urges Quicker Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors

Qatari Royal Urges Quicker Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors

Qatar shouldn’t be lulled by rising oil prices and the fading effect of a Saudi-led boycott if it wants to challenge rivals to become a regional trade hub, a leading businessman who once helped to

Daring investors are buying real estate on North Korea’s borders

When it comes to making money out of North Korea, Chinese real-estate investors could be the proverbial early birds that get the worm. As the…
North Korea Border Town Is Now China’s Hottest Property Market

North Korea Border Town Is Now China’s Hottest Property Market

A North Korea border town has suddenly become China’s new hot property market.
How to Make Money Out of China's National People's Congress

How to Make Money Out of China's National People's Congress

China’s biggest political event of the year is a key opportunity to gather valuable trading intelligence about the world’s second-largest economy.
The Business Titans to Watch at China’s Big Political Gathering

The Business Titans to Watch at China’s Big Political Gathering

Among the rich and powerful gathering in Beijing for the annual meetings of China’s legislature and political advisory body are some of the biggest names in business.
Theresa May Is Facing a Winter of Discontent

Theresa May Is Facing a Winter of Discontent

A winter health crisis and a bungled cabinet reshuffle later, reality has bitten Theresa May.
Brexit Bulletin: Retreat or Defeat

Brexit Bulletin: Retreat or Defeat

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Brexit Bulletin: Truce Frays

Brexit Bulletin: Truce Frays

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Housing Crash Dodged in Norway, But Intervention Door Stays Open

Housing Crash Dodged in Norway, But Intervention Door Stays Open

Is Norway’s housing market about to sink into a correction?

Toronto’s housing market might be cooling, but rents are still soaring

Monthly rents in Toronto are continuing to soar despite the fact that home prices have dramatically declined in the last six months. Data released by the Toronto Real Estate Board on Wednesday pegs