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Gateway cities continue to top global real estate investment, led by London

  DAVOS, Switzerland/ Jan. 21, 2019 (STL.News) London remains the largest commercial real estate investment market in the world Investors favor familiar cities with well-established investment markets and high levels of transparency JLL projects 2019 investment volumes will be approximately 5 to 10 percent below the 2018 total, driven by investor caution and selectivity London … Continue reading Gateway cities continue to top global real estate investment, led by London

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks post gains following Wall Street’s rebound

SINGAPORE — An incredible day on Wall Street, which saw major indexes finishing at least 5 percent higher, spurred early gains in Asia on Thursday as some traders returned from a Christmas break. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rebounded 3.4 percent to 19,986.32. It tumbled more than 5 percent on Tuesday before recovering slightly … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks post gains following Wall Street’s rebound

SINGAPORE | Asian markets slip on fears of US slowdown

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday after President Donald Trump said that there was “nothing new” in efforts to end the partial government shutdown over a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Traders had no fresh leads from Wall Street, which was closed on Christmas. U.S. stocks are headed for their worst December since the … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian markets slip on fears of US slowdown

SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.3 percent in early trading to 21,191.23, after revised data showed that its economy … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout

BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

BEIJING  — North Korea‘s foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons program in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to China’s foreign ministry. The talks in Beijing between Ri Yong Ho and Wang Yi came amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade North Korea to reverse … Continue reading BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

Cryptology Exchange announces first-ever exclusive exchange listing of AgentMile (ESTATE), AI-powered Commercial Real Estate platform built on Blockchain

  SINGAPORE/ Nov. 22, 2018 (STL.News) Cryptology Exchange, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Singapore has announced the listing of AgentMile (ESTATE) on its platform. This marks AgentMile’s first-ever exclusive exchange listing. Users can now trade ESTATE at Cryptology Exchange, with the trading pair ESTATE/BTC. Deposits and withdrawals for ESTATE start from 23rd November 2018, 6pm … Continue reading Cryptology Exchange announces first-ever exclusive exchange listing of AgentMile (ESTATE), AI-powered Commercial Real Estate platform built on Blockchain

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mostly higher following Wall Street recovery

SINGAPORE— Share prices were mostly higher in Asia in narrow trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Wall Street’s recovery from steep losses helped boost sentiment despite discouraging data from the United States. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 surged 0.7 percent to 21,646.55 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.4 percent to 26,070.33. … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mostly higher following Wall Street recovery

WASHINGTON | US adds Russian-born South African to financial blacklist

WASHINGTON — U.S. authorities accused a Russian-born citizen of South Africa on Monday of taking part in a scheme to help North Korea evade sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear weapons program. The Treasury Department said Vladlen Amtchentev worked with Singapore-based front companies to launder millions of dollars through the U.S. financial system on behalf … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US adds Russian-born South African to financial blacklist