2
Apr
Posted by Emvertex

According to recent data released by the international monetary fund (IMF), the proportion of RMB assets held by central Banks in foreign exchange reserves rose to 1.89% in the fourth quarter of 2018, surpassing Australian and Canadian dollars and the highest level since the IMF reported RMB reserve assets in October 2016. According to the latest quarterly data on the composition of official foreign exchange reserve currencies released by the IMF, as of the fourth quarter of last year, RMB…

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25
Mar
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SINGAPORE - Smaller declines in private road transport and accommodation costs caused headline or overall inflation to go up slightly to 0.5 per cent year on year in February, up from 0.4 per cent in the previous month, data released on Monday (March 25) showed. Core inflation - which strips out private transport and accommodation costs - showed a reverse picture and came in a tad lower at 1.5 per cent last month, down from 1.7 per cent in January.…

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20
Mar
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Rent in Manchester most expensive outside of London, 30th in Europe Birmingham sees biggest rent increase in the UK, up £110 per month Edinburgh re-enters top 50 most expensive rent in Europe Dublin rent enters top five most expensive in Europe Rent in London is the most expensive in Europe for expats, averaging USD 7,189 (£5,187) per month for a three-bed home according to the latest annual research published by global mobility experts, ECA International (ECA). Despite uncertainty around Brexit,…

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19
Mar
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House prices are down, but rents are high, according to a new report from the home-rental website Padmapper. The three most expensive cities in the country are Toronto, vancouver and Burnaby   Toronto is the most expensive city in Canada for one home and vancouver the most expensive for two.   Toronto rents are $2,260 for one and $2,850 for two. The rent in vancouver is 2,100 yuan for one room and 3,260 yuan for two rooms. Burnaby rents are…

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21
Feb
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If you have student loans in 2019, you also have a somewhat distressingly large number of different ways to pay them back. Besides the standard repayment plan, in which the government calculates a monthly bill based on what you owe, there's a graduated plan for people who want to pay more later, which is somehow different from what the system calls paying-as-you-earn and income-contingent repayment. In other words, deciding to take on debt for what hopefully will be a worthwhile…

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18
Feb
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A perfect balance of affordability and low crime rates surely has to be high up on the list of priorities for prospective homebuyers. And, it's safe to assume that some areas will fare better than others with regards to this. But where are they? The latest research from OkayLah.co.uk, looks at the total crime per capita (crime committed per 100 people) across each council region of the nation, comparing this to the average house price and scoring each area with…

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11
Feb
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Singapore's straits times index closed down 2.5 per cent today, with benchmark cities such as CIT and Oxley both down more than 16 per cent and China group down more than 10 per cent.In recent months, combined sales of apartments by developers have sent the overall market soaring again, prompting repeated warnings from Singapore officials about the potential for a return of soaring prices. Property prices in Singapore have been rising for more than a decade, and the environment here…

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