[LONDON] Britain's biggest homebuilder, Persimmon, says sales reservations have recovered strongly since the government eased its lockdown measures.

[NEW YORK] Manhattan's rental market is starting to show the damage from a pandemic-fuelled exodus.

THERE were 2,452 Housing Board (HDB) resale transactions in June, 573.6 per cent more than the 364 last month and 26.7 per cent higher than a year ago, according to flash data released by SRX...

[LOS ANGELES] The Nevada Gaming Commission approved the planned takeover of Caesars Entertainment Corp by Eldorado Resorts Inc - a big step forward for the multibillion-dollar casino merger.

[LONDON] Buyers returned to Britain's property market last month as it reopened following the coronavirus lockdown but activity remained depressed, a closely-watched survey showed on Thursday.

BEYOND COVID-19: HOTEL RECOVERY

SINGAPORE'S hotel business continues to be pummelled by Covid-19 with buyers on the sidelines waiting to pounce if owners throw in the towel.

OPINION

THE English are obsessed with owning property but Boris Johnson's government worries that they have not been buying nearly enough houses lately. As elsewhere, the UK housing market was put into...

MULTINATIONAL companies surrendered more office space in Hong Kong last quarter as the economy deteriorated amid the pandemic, pushing the city's vacancy rate to the highest in 15 years, according...

NEW Zealand's housing market is defying predictions of a slump, for now at least, as thousands of citizens living abroad flock home to the Covid-free nation.

CHINA Evergrande Group, the nation's second-largest property developer by sales, will sell a bulk of its commercial properties in an effort to lower its debt ratio, a person with knowledge of the...

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 11, 2020 02:35 PM

Amazon begins rolling out bigger UPS and FedEx-style delivery trucks

[LOS ANGELES] Amazon.com is launching a new fleet of bigger, boxier trucks like those favoured by rival package...

Jul 11, 2020 02:17 PM

Exxon restarts drilling at offshore hotspot in political crisis

Exxon Mobil resumed drilling in Guyana last month, underscoring its dedication to the offshore hotspot despite the...

Jul 11, 2020 02:07 PM

Elon Musk soars past Warren Buffett on billionaires ranking

[NEW YORK] The fortune of Tesla's founder rose US$6.1 billion on Friday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires...

Jul 11, 2020 01:54 PM

Fed watchers rein in estimates of how big balance sheet will get

[NEW YORK] The Federal Reserve's balance sheet will probably peak at a smaller size than previously expected due to...

Jul 11, 2020 01:39 PM

US slaps French goods with 25% duties in digital tax row, but delays effective date

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration on Friday announced additional duties of 25 per cent on French cosmetics,...