Chinese Property Developer Snaps Up Texas Oil Fields
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BEIJING—A little-known Chinese real-estate developer says it is scooping up oil assets in West Texas as part of a billion-dollar deal that underscores China’s keen interest in the U.S. energy patch.
Shanghai-listed Yantai Xinchao Industry Co. said in a securities filing Saturday that it was acquiring oil properties in West Texas as part of a deal to buy an investment company called Ningbo Dingliang Huitong Equity Investment Center. Yantai Xinchao valued the overall deal at 8.3 billion yuan ($1.3 billion).
Even Hong Kong Property Bears are Bullish on Real Estate Stocks
These days, Jonas Kan divides his time between forecasting how far Hong Kong property prices will fall, and how much real estate stocks will rise.
While home prices are poised to fall as much as 10 percent by the middle of 2016, Kan reckons, publicly-traded shares have baked that in and more. The analyst at Daiwa Securities Group Inc.’s Hong Kong unit sees the stocks rallying at least 20 percent over the next year. With Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. and its peers all trading at valuations below the global average, Kan says as long as the property market cools rather than crashes, there’s plenty of room for stocks to rally.
The unstoppable rise of Asia’s most exclusive property market
A junk sails across Victoria Harbour They may be on opposite sides of the globe, but Hong Kong and New York City bear many similarities. In common with the Big Apple, Hong Kong’s commercial, financial, and social nerve centre is an island that occupies only around a tenth of its total territory. If Hong Kong Island is its Manhattan, then its outer boroughs are Kowloon and the New Territories – occupying the peninsula that extends down from the Chinese mainland – and the more sparsely populated outlying islands. By Nash Jenkins
When first world countries are suffering from the era of global recession, most investors and investment banks have decided to put their money in emerging markets. Most of the emerging markets include technology, smart enterprises, food-related industries, ForExtrading, mutual funds and real estate investment.
Most of these investments are in the form of foreign direct investments in emerging economies in Africa and Asian markets. Unsurprisingly, the top on the list is real estate.