A Qatari-led bid has won the battle to take over London's Canary Wharf complex after three of its major shareholders agreed to accept the £2.6bn offer.
Earlier this month, Songbird, which owns 69% of Canary Wharf Group, advised its investors to reject the offer.
Paraguay hardly makes headlines. Neither has it made a name for itself as a tourist destination. Travelers tend to skip over it and head to nearby countries instead. This relative obscurity has attracted a certain brand of retirees and real estate investors. Those looking for “low prices, peaceable country, a healthy environment, and warm weather,” will be pleased said Michael Forrest, who works with Viviana Arriagada – owner of Propriedades MEGA SRL – to assist foreigners with acquiring property in the country.
Most people won't have heard of the Chinese property developer Kaisa Group.
But as China's economy logs it slowest growth in more than two decades, the company's troubles underline the country's wider problems.
Kaisa Group, based in the sprawling industrial city of Shenzhen, missed a debt payment of $23m (£15m) earlier this month, unnerving the local stock and bond markets.
It's a very worrying time for many thousands of people in central and eastern Europe, as they helplessly watch the Swiss franc rise against their local currencies and see their mortgage repayments go up and up.
An estimated 566,000 Poles have taken out Swiss franc-denominated loans, that's about 37% of all mortgages here.
By Tuesday, the Swiss franc had risen 21% against the Polish zloty, following the Swiss National Bank's decision to abandon its currency ceiling against the euro last Thursday.
Buba Seka usually works as a waiter in the Kololi area on the north-west coast of The Gambia.
He has a wife and two small children to feed, but he's currently sitting at home, jobless.
He usually starts work at the end of September, just before the tourist season starts, but he hasn't worked for more than three months as a result of the Ebola crisis.
The virus itself may not have spread to the Gambia, but its impact is being felt - holidaymakers are being put off from visiting the country.
Authorities in Paris are taking drastic measures to control holiday lets because of concerns about the impact on the residential property market.
Under French law, you can rent out your primary residence to holiday-makers for short periods.
However, City Hall in Paris believes that as many as two-thirds of properties being rented on very short lets are not primary residences.
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