Singapore private home prices rise at faster pace of 1.1% in Q3, led by landed properties

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s private home prices rose at a faster rate in the third quarter despite retightened Covid-19 restrictions, driven by the surge in landed property sales and prices, and the knock-on effects of the red-hot Housing Board resale market. Private property values climbed 1.1 per cent from the previous quarter, according to data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Friday […]

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South Korea exports jump in early October data despite supply chain woes

SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) – South Korea’s early trade report showed exports continued to post strong gains in October, weathering headwinds from global supply chain snags and China’s slowdown. Shipments grew 36.1 per cent in the first 20 days of the month from a year earlier, data from the Customs office showed on Thursday (Oct 21). Daily average exports rose 25.7 per […]

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Talibans FBI-wanted jihadi leads lavish PARTY for suicide bombers

Ex army chief warns jihadists 'inspired' after Taliban takeover We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The new leaders of Afghanistan also reportedly bestowed the equivalent of […]

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Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Pressure goes on PM to set out future for Auckland

COVID LATEST* Our next public health crisis? Authorities warn falling vaccine rates putting children at risk* Man isolating in backyard tent, toileting in bucket after Covid exposure* Derek Cheng: Political lines drawn over how many deaths are acceptable for opening Fortress Auckland* Mike Hosking: Give vaccine stragglers a deadline then let’s move on without them As the Prime Minister prepares […]

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Italy's Falck family sells green energy firm to JPMorgan fund

(Corrects in first and third paragraphs that the fund is advised by JPM, not owned) MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Falck family of industrial magnates will receive 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion) from the sale of its controlling stake in Falck Renewables to a JPMorgan-advised infrastructure fund, the company said on Wednesday. The Falcks, who built their fortune in steel over […]

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