The real estate market has not recovered well after COVID-19, but property firms are now in a position to buy land plots at reasonable prices. Nam Long’s president Nguyen Xuan Quang said at the meeting with investors in mid-June that the firm is gathering strength to enlarge the land fund, targeting large land plots in satellite localities in HCM City and Hanoi. … [Read more...] about Real estate firms spend trillions of VND to buy land plots
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Make sure you have a good portfolio in India, which can help absorb the shock of any sudden changes in foreign markets, before investing overseas. Your investments should be spread across different asset classes like PF, PPF, FD, real estate, gold, mutual funds, stocks, etc. Without a good asset allocation in your own country’s economy, foreign investments should not be considered. These investments are highly suitable for HNI investors who can invest up to 5-10% of their money abroad. … [Read more...] about Should you invest in international funds?
All that glisters … It has not always been the case, of course. After the financial crash, the price of gold fell between 2011 and 2015 before it started to increase again. “It can be volatile and has long periods where it performs badly,” says Darius McDermott, managing director of Chelsea Financial Services. “Between 2011 and 2015 the price went down approximately 40% while stock markets were going up.” … [Read more...] about Precious metal: the gold-standard investment when a crisis hits?
If $250 million sounds like a lot of money to you, it's just a drop in the bucket for Sony, whose market cap is nearly $80 billion, according to Forbes. To put the deal in perspective, back in 2012 when Tencent invested $330 million in Epic Games, it gained a 40% stake in the company, which was valued at $825 million at the time. … [Read more...] about Sony investing money in Epic Games makes a lot of sense ahead of the PS5 launch
NEW DELHI: India's Global Real Estate Transparency Index ranking has improved by one notch to 34 on the back of regulatory reforms, better market data and green initiatives, according to property consultant JLL. India was ranked 35th in the index during 2018 bi-annual survey, while the country was at 36th position in 2016 and 39th in 2014. The country's real estate market is currently placed in the 'semi-transparent' zone. The United Kingdom (UK) ranks first in the list of 99 countries, followed by the United States, Australia, France, Canada, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden and Germany. Mainland China is at 32nd position, Chinese Taipei at 23rd, Sri Lanka is at 65th position while Pakistan is at 73rd. Top 10 countries are categorised as highly transparent, while those in the 11th position to 33rd are termed as transparent. "The country ranks 34th globally on the index, with higher levels of transparency observed in India due to regulatory reforms, enhanced … [Read more...] about India ranks 34th in JLL’s Global Realty Transparency Index