FXStreet (Córdoba) - Fitch Ratings has affirmed Mexico at 'BBB+' with a stable outlook.
Among key drivers, Fitch noted proactive response from Mexican government to curb the effects of the decline in oil prices and production, subdued growth in the US and increased international financial volatility along with the implementation of structural reforms and macroeconomic stability.
Annual office take up in key Saudi Arabian cities is continuing to rise but higher demand is offset by new office completions, according to the latest report into the country’s commercial property market.
In Riyadh and Jeddah in the 12 months to June 2015 this resulted in vacancy rates remaining broadly stable over the same period and rents were also unchanged in the two cities.
Dubai home sales shrank by about two-thirds in the first half of 2015, and prices also slipped, with further declines expected over the rest of the year, property consultants JLL said in a report on Wednesday.
House prices in South Korea rose for a 23rd consecutive month in July over June, bringing their annual growth to the highest in more than three years, data from a top local mortgage lender showed on Friday.
Kookmin Bank's composite housing purchase price index rose 0.42 per cent in July over the previous month and by 3.67 per cent from a year earlier.
The Swiss border town of Kreuzlingen is a lovely, peaceful place. It lies between one of Europe's most beautiful stretches of water, Lake Constance, and the rolling hills of the canton of Thurgau, with the Alps rising majestically in the distance.
But recently, Kreuzlingen has become too peaceful, eerily quiet in fact. Its main street, optimistically redesigned and renamed the Kreuzlingen Boulevard just four years ago, is empty. There are plenty of shops, but some are closed, and those that are open have few customers.
Thai property developers are raising record funds in the domestic bond market to finance high-end residential projects in a stumbling economy that appears to have hurt all but the affluent.
Developers issued 54.2 billion baht ($1.55 billion) of bonds in the first half of this year - a record for a six-month period and equal to 74 percent of the debt sold by developers for the whole of 2014, according to the Thai Bond Market Association.
Regional headwinds relating to the slowdown in the Chinese economy have reduced short-term projections in the Philippines.
Investors exposed to the gaming, financial, or consumer goods sectors will benefit from favorable medium- to long-term fundamentals.
In the short term, a decline in exports has resulted in lower economic output and pricing growth as macroeconomic headwinds negatively impact investor confidence.
New home building in Australia bounced back in the second quarter of 2015 but overall all home owners are paying more in property tax, new figures show.
The number of detached houses beginning construction held steady at a relatively high level, while a rebound in multi-unit dwelling commencements provided the overall lift to reach the highest level for any quarter on record, according to the figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Do you have less money saved for retirement than you’d hoped? Is your pension or Social Security check too small for you to live out your retirement years comfortably in the United States? Or maybe you have saved enough, but want to do something more exotic than strolling the back nine in your newfound free time.
In Ecuador, your money will stretch much further – perhaps even allowing you to afford things that would be considered luxuries in the United States – and you can spend your days strolling cobblestone streets while admiring Spanish colonial churches and views of the Andes.
Cuenca, Ecuador, has been a top retirement choice for people on a budget for years. The costs of living and of real estate in this colonial city have long been more affordable than other comparably appealing retirement options in Latin America until now. Thanks to the U.S. dollar’s continuing surge against the Colombian peso, Colombia now offers the most affordable retirement real estate options in the region.
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