Hong Kong in uncertain times

Hong Kong’s long-term investment prospects remain good amidst the social unrest.

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Malaysia: Beyond the politics

Malaysia's ongoing political drama has received much attention, casting the nation in a negative light. Investors should be aware of two broad government initiatives that may boost demand and create opportunities in Malaysia's commercial real estate market.

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Beyond Gateway

The protracted monetary easing cycle forged by central banks around the world to rejuvenate economic activity has greatly boosted investment interest in commercial real estate, particularly in the office sector.

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More yield compression in Australia?

In a bid to tighten the spare capacity in the labour market and support the long-term inflation target, the Reserve Bank of Australia cut the official cash rate by another 25 basis points to a historical low of 1% in July.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (22 - 28 Aug 2019)

China will establish new pilot free trade zones (FTZs) in six provinces across the country, extending strategic trials to border regions to help improve trade ties with neighbouring countries and expand the reach of the Belt and Road Initiative.


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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (15 - 21 Aug 2019)

Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia are seen as the markets in Asean and South Asia with the most opportunities related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according to a survey by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and PwC Singapore.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (8 - 14 Aug 2019)

The recent launch of a direct flight between Guwahati in northeast India and Dhaka in Bangladesh shines a light on India's Act East Policy, which aims to improve connectivity -- and relationships -- between India and its eastern neighbors, including the ASEAN countries. That this comes as China increases its influence in the region through the Belt and Road Initiative should not surprise anyone.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (25 July - 7 Aug 2019)

Chinese equity investment in solar, wind and coal power projects in Belt and Road countries has surged from 2014 to 2019, with planned capacity up more than tenfold compared to the previous five-year period, environmental group Greenpeace said.


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Inside APF Research (20 Jun - 31 Jul 2019)

Based on a recent report by Colliers, Hong Kong’s Island East area comprising North Point and Quarry Bay has high upside potential due to two significant strengths.

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