18
Feb
Posted by Emvertex

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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15
Feb
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Philip Lane, the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, has received support from the finance ministers of the eurozone to become the new chief economist of the European Central Bank. Lane was the only candidate that was proposed for the job and his position will be confirmed by the leaders of the European Union at a meeting that is scheduled to be held next month. Lane is 49 years old. He will be taking the place of Peter Praet,…

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13
Feb
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ASMX, the blockchain based solution to trade private debt, is taking Peer to Peer (P2P) lending platforms to the next level by connecting lending and borrowing communities around the world. Embracing new technology to connect people Recently admitted on to the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange, ASMX is well underway with developing the innovative blockchain technology with the ability to be seamlessly integrated into existing lending platforms. ASMX aims to enhance a multi-million trading and online lending ecosystem. Currently, regulations specific to…

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12
Feb
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PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN Real estate investment projects have always been the investment target options. With the heart of Asia, Singapore has always been the long-term target for investors in terms of geographical conditions, social structure, industrial development and proportion of foreign investment. [caption id="attachment_673" align="alignnone" width="700"] Singapore real estate[/caption] Analysts are bullish on a new outlook for this property investment class, with the latest housing policy being implemented by the Singapore government on July 6, 2018. The revised rules…

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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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1
Feb
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On Wednesday,, January 23, 2019, traders speculated on the possibility of a ‘no deal’ Brexit waning as the sterling rose to a two month high against the dollar. The pound rose at 1.3079 against the dollar as noises from both Davos and Westminster suggested that a softer Brexit was possible. In London, Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party, held a meeting with backbenchers behind a plan to stop the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without an agreement.…

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30
Jan
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Hong Kong stocks fell slightly in the first few minutes of Wednesday as nervous investors await the conclusion of a Federal Reserve policy meeting, while Chinese and US officials prepare for crucial trade talks. The Hang Seng Index edged down 0.29 per cent, or 79.15 points, to 27,452.53. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gave up 0.37 per cent, or 9.50 points, to 2,584.75 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.53 per cent, or…

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30
Jan
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The size of the Irish economy could be 4.25% smaller than current projections over the medium term if there is a hard Brexit, according to an assessment by the Department of Finance. The department forecasts show that unemployment could rise by up to 2 percentage points in such a scenario. A small surplus projected for next year would also turn to a deficit if there’s a disorderly Brexit, the analysis finds. "The assessment by my Department shows that a disorderly…

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30
Jan
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PRICES of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore edged up in December by 0.1 per cent from the previous month. This is the first month-on-month price rise for such properties since August 2018, following a revised 0.5 per cent drop in November. The figures are flash estimates released on Monday by the National University of Singapore (NUS) for its Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI), which tracks prices of completed non-landed private homes. December's uptick was driven by a 0.2…

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28
Jan
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Britain is experiencing extensive political modifications, passing the result of the general election, but brand-new patterns are shadowy, establishing listed below the surface area. It might be that Labour’s relative success– attained amidst positive forecasts by experts of wiping out defeat– originated from a last-minute turnabout by citizens, or just because pollsters greatly ignored the turnout of pro-Labour more youthful citizens. The significance of the outcome is not in doubt: an election contacted us to empower the Government at the…

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