Dealmakers in Davos see more M&A despite geopolitical risks

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:19
DAVOS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Low borrowing costs, currency shifts and the hunt for both cost savings and growth opportunities will drive a steady flow of merger and acquisition deals this year despite...
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Greece likely to need another bailout extension -official

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 05:12
BRUSSELS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Greece will likely have to ask for a fresh extension to its bailout programme because it expires on Feb. 28, a senior euro zone official said on Friday, stressing that a...
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Europe shares enjoy best 2-week rally in 5 years on ECB boost

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:32
PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - European shares rose in early trade on Friday, enjoying their best two-week rally in five years, as investors cheered the European Central Bank's decision to buy government...
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ECB tells Greek banks to carefully manage liquidity- paper

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 04:02
ATHENS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has written to Greece's top four banks, warning them to pay close attention to liquidity management ahead of Sunday's election, following...
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Bank of Italy chief backs reform of 'Popolari' banks

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:30
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The reform of Italy's cooperative, or Popolari, banks will improve the governance, transparency and ability of these lenders to support the economy, the...
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Moscovici says ECB's bond-buying plan in 'interests of all euro zone'

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:28
BERLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - European Union economics chief Pierre Moscovici welcomed the European Central Bank's new government bond-buying programme in a German newspaper interview on Friday, noting...
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UPDATE 1-Russian rouble firms as oil, taxes and carry trade support

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:13
MOSCOW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The rouble strengthened on Friday, buoyed by a bounce in global oil prices, expectations that exporters will soon convert hard currency into roubles and foreign investors...
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Hong Kong shares end at 4-month high after ECB stimulus

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:12
Jan 23 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares extended a global rally on Friday to reach their highest level in more than four months after the European Central Bank launched a landmark bond-purchasing...
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European shares extend rally on ECB boost

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 03:11
PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - European shares rose in early trade on Friday, gaining ground for the seventh consecutive session, as investors cheered the European Central Bank's decision to buy...
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UPDATE 1-Keppel Corp offers to privatise property unit in $2.7 bln deal

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:48
* Trading in Keppel Land, Keppel Corp shares halted (Adds details on deal, quotes)
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Sri Lankan rupee firmer on exporter conversions, stocks up

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:35
COLOMBO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan rupee forwards traded steady on Friday as exporter dollar sales offset importer demand for the greenback, but trading was choppy with the market waiting for...
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Russian homebuilder PIK says new sales contracts jump in Q4

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:32
MOSCOW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Russian homebuilder PIK Group said on Friday new sales jumped 26.5 percent in the fourth quarter, when the rouble's slide prompted consumers to seek ways of protecting...
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Russia c.bank conducts no forex market interventions on Jan 21

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:18
MOSCOW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Russian central bank said on Friday it had conducted no interventions on the foreign exchange market on Jan. 21.
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China shares rise, but post first weekly loss since early Nov

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:10
SHANGHAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - China shares rose slightly on Friday, bolstered by the European Central Bank's massive monetary stimulus programme and rising expectations of more economic support...
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Russian rouble 1 pct stronger vs dollar at market opening

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 02:06
MOSCOW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Russia's rouble strengthened by around 1 percent against the dollar at market opening on Friday and made gains against the euro, helped by a slight bounce in global oil...
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Malaysia's Cagamas to seek new investors for first non-ringgit sukuk

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:26
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Malaysia's Cagamas Bhd will target new investors across the Middle East and Europe for its first foreign currency sukuk this year.
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UBS says did not suffer trading losses after SNB move

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:22
ZURICH, Jan 23 (Reuters) - UBS said on Friday it did not suffer any overall losses in its trading business after the Swiss National Bank's (SNB) decision last week to abandon its three-year-old cap...
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S.Korean shares touch 4-week high on ECB; won pares gain on intervention

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:13
SEOUL, Jan 23 (Reuters) - South Korean shares rallied to a 4-week closing high on Friday as investors cheered a massive bond-buying stimulus programme unveiled by the European Central Bank (ECB).
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Keppel Corp offers to privatise Keppel Land unit in $2.7 bln deal

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 01:05
SINGAPORE, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corporation Ltd on Friday offered as much as S$3.6 billion ($2.7 billion) to take over the shares in subsidiary Keppel Land Ltd that it...
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China's Ping An Insurance buys $490 mln London office property

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 00:46
SHANGHAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd , China's second-largest insurer by market capitalisation, has bought London office property Tower Place for 327 million pounds...
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