Tag: Real Estate Services/Transactions
9 months ago
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China Stabilizes, in the Shadow of Country Garden and Evergrande

A record number of Chinese college students graduated this summer, but landing their dream job may be a long shot. WS...

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9 months ago
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China’s Country Garden Wilts

Country Garden, once seen as one of China’s most stable property developers, is now struggling financially, leaving t...

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10 months ago
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Stock Market Today: Indexes Finish Lower, Oil Prices Decline Again

Stocks pulled back , while Treasury yields steadied after a volatile stretch. Investors are watching for data Friday ...

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12 months ago
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Another Big Chinese Property Domino Is Wobbling

Bonds of Country Garden, China’s largest developer by contracted sales, have been in free fall

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about 1 year ago
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Don’t Bet on Strong Medicine for Chinese Housing

Some additional policy support now looks likely. But a lackluster recovery is still the most probable outcome.

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over 1 year ago
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Evergrande Restructuring Is a Warning to China’s Other Creditors

Offshore creditors who lent the property developer billions are discovering they have little if any meaningful recourse

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over 1 year ago
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REA Holds Dividend Despite 8.9% Fall in 1H Profit

The company reported a net profit for the six months through December of A$201.6 million

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almost 2 years ago
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In China’s Property Sector, There Is Nowhere to Hide

A default by CIFI Holdings, one of the handful private developers approved by China to issue state-guaranteed debt, i...

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almost 2 years ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Tencent Considers More Stake Sales to Fund Share Buybacks, Future Growth

Tencent is looking into shedding more of its huge investment portfolio as the Chinese company tries to fund a series ...

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about 2 years ago
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Tech Billionaire Brings Down Breakup Plan by Australia’s Biggest Polluter

Mike Cannon-Brookes had opposed AGL Energy’s effort to spin off its coal-fired power plants. The scrapping of the pla...

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about 2 years ago
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Billionaire Likely to Sell AGL Stake if Demerger Goes Through

UPDATED: Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes would likely walk away from AGL Energy if he is unsuccessful in corralling a...

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about 2 years ago
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Atlassian Co-Founder Becomes Largest Shareholder at Australia’s Biggest Polluter

UPDATED: Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes, hoping to force greenhouse-gas emission cuts at Australia’s biggest pollute...

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over 2 years ago
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Why Green Investors Are Buying Dirty Coal

Traditional power companies are hardly market darlings right now—and that is resulting in some interesting takeover bids

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Faces Forced Sale of Hong Kong Land It Pledged for Loan

Receivers have been appointed over land in Hong Kong that Evergrande used as collateral for a loan, but the sale of t...

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over 2 years ago
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Are Foreign Investors in China Second Class Citizens Now?

The battle for Evergrande’s assets is starting to heat up. Who is still standing when the dust clears will say a lot ...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Asks Overseas Creditors for More Time

The Chinese property developer pleaded for more time to get a grip on its complicated financial situation and warned ...

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over 2 years ago
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China Evergrande’s International Bondholders Threaten Legal Action Against Developer

Bondholders’ advisers accuse the property developer of withholding crucial information about its liabilities and fail...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Gets a New Reason to Worry

The debt-laden property developer has come under tightening regulatory scrutiny, leading to nasty surprises.

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over 2 years ago
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As China’s Economy Falters, the Rest of World Looks Resilient

China’s shaky economy, and teetering property giants like Evergrande, are shaping up as major concerns for 2022. A fu...

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over 2 years ago
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Market Can Weather Evergrande Crisis, China’s Top Central Banker Says

People’s Bank of China Gov. Yi Gang also talks up Hong Kong’s role as an international financial hub.

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande’s Haircut and Some Help for Chinese Banks

The beginning of the Evergrande endgame is finally edging into view, just as China moves more decisively into monetar...

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over 2 years ago
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China Gets Slightly Less Tough on Property Developers

Chinese regulators are considering making it easier for developers to buy assets from struggling peers like Evergrand...

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over 2 years ago
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Bad News: Chinese Property Debt Is Even Higher Than Thought

Investors are starting to come to terms with an unpleasant reality in the wake of a missed payment by a Kaisa-backed ...

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over 2 years ago
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The Risks and Rewards of Playing Chicken With China

China has ways to confound speculators betting on Evergrande contagion—thanks to a broader, murkier regulatory toolki...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Doesn’t Cloud HSBC’s Sunny Forecast

The bank’s $2 billion buyback shows its confidence that it will capture Asian growth and be insulated from any Evergr...

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over 2 years ago
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Evergrande Is Struggling to Sell Homes—and Its Assets

Evergrande’s difficulty in unloading even some of its best assets shows how long and painful a restructuring process ...

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almost 3 years ago
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Evergrande Is Leaving Foreign Bondholders in the Dark, Advisers Say

Bondholder advisers said the embattled Chinese property developer isn’t sharing critical information on asset disposa...

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almost 3 years ago
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China’s Property Fantasia Turns Nightmarish

Fantasia Holdings failed to repay a U.S. dollar bond on Monday, and many more developers that overextended themselves...

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almost 3 years ago
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Selling Off its Property Services Won’t Save Evergrande

Teetering Chinese real estate giant Evergrande may be on the brink of selling a profitable unit. That may not be of m...

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almost 3 years ago
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Evergrande to Raise $1.5 Billion by Selling Bank Stake to State-Owned Firm

China Evergrande plans to raise about $1.5 billion by selling most of its minority stake in a Chinese bank to a state...

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almost 3 years ago
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Sunac Isn’t Evergrande—But It Is on Shaky Ground

Property developers that partied the hardest during China’s housing boom are naturally set for a more painful hangove...

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almost 3 years ago
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Sunac Leads Rebound in Chinese Property Stocks

The real-estate developer played down a leaked request for government help, and the country’s central bank said it wa...

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almost 3 years ago
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Evergrande Worries Help Fuel Selloff at Chinese Developer Sunac

Investors sold down securities after a leaked document showed a Sunac China Holdings unit asking for government help ...

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almost 3 years ago
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Evergrande Is Only the Latest in a Chain of Chinese Debt Crises

The broader consequences for China’s economy may not be clear for a while, but recent history may help investors unde...

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almost 3 years ago
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What China Must Do to Contain Evergrande Fallout

Biggest risk to China is from Evergrande’s small creditors, not its large ones.

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almost 3 years ago
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How Beijing’s Debt Clampdown Shook the Foundation of a Real-Estate Colossus

In a risky race against time that ran for two decades, China Evergrande turned billions of dollars in borrowed money ...

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almost 3 years ago
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Evergrande’s Woes Fuel Selloff in Chinese Property Shares

A selloff in Chinese property stocks intensified, as concern mounted about the effects of an official campaign to rei...

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almost 3 years ago
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China’s Property Curbs Send Economic Tremors

Beijing’s pressure on the real-estate sector is being widely felt, raising questions about how much economic pain Chi...

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almost 3 years ago
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Evergrande’s Cash Problem is Now Beijing’s Political Problem

Protesters crowded the headquarters of China’s most indebted property developer after some wealth management products...

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