Tag: interest rates

Is Access to Easy Money Creating a Hong Kong Property Market Bubble?

Joshua Han Miller is the Chief Executive Officer and Board Director at with close to 20 years’ experience in finance, leadership and Hong Kong property. Before moving into the real estate industry, Joshua was a Vice President with Morgan Stanley, working in the Global Capital Markets and Investment Banking divisions in Hong Kong and New Y
By: Joshua Han Miller

Interest rates unlikely to be increased before mid-2015

2 February 2015 - Latest US economic statistics are below expectations and show a slowed pace of recovery. The Federal Reserve expressed reluctance in increasing interest rates before June this year. Mr. Norman Chan, Chief Executive of HKMA, was questioned this morning in the Legislative Council about his views on the Fed’s newest announcement and

Peter Churchouse's Real Estate Rule #7: Leverage Debt Wisely

Peter Churchouse is the founder of Portwood Capital, a leading real estate investment company. With more than three decades of experience in real estate investment and research he is widely considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on Asian real estate markets. He is also author of The Churchouse Letter, his financial newsletter which pro
By: Peter Churchouse

The end of US bond-purchase program poses limited threat to Hong Kong property market

10 November 2014 - The Federal Reserve announced today the formal end of its $3.7 billion Quantitative Easing bond purchasing program, while planning to keep interest rates constant for a ‘considerable’ period of time.The Fed’s former Chief, Ben Bernanke once mentioned that interest rate increases will be brought forward when the U.S. jobless rate

Norman Chan: interest rate hike will greatly impact property market

3 November 2014 - During the meeting for the Legislative Council's Panel on Financial Affairs, Hong Kong Monetary Authority Chief Executive Norman Chan commented that it is only a matter of time before interest rates will start increasing in Hong Kong as a result of the US central bank ending its huge monthly bond purchase programme. Chan warns th
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