14.12.2012 - Asian property market moving into the black
A report from last week noting that private equity giant Blackstone (BX) was moving towards offering a pan-Asian property fund underscored the data that I've been collecting from around the region that suggests that bottoms are forming in certain markets. The stunning turnaround on the Hang Seng from the June low - which has it up 22.5% in less than 6 months -is strongly stating the power of global, coordinated quantitative easing. And since Hong Kong pegs their Dollar to the U.S. Dollar- similarly to Singapore - via manipulating interest rates, this is part of the reason why both the Hong Kong and Singapore REIT markets have done so well in the past 18 months...............................................Full Article: Source
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