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The world-highest skyscraper to be built in Dubai - 04/11/2016

Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties unveiled plans to build a new skyscraper. The new building is intended to rise higher than the world-famous "Burj Khalifa", height of 829.8 meters. The newly announced skyscraper, according to the plans of the developer, will be built by 2020 World's Fair. At a presentation of the new project held on Sunday, chairman of Emaar Properties, Mohamed...

Luxury property in London goes for sale - 04/07/2016

London developers are finding it increasingly difficult to sell finished and under-construction residential real estate. The difficulties are cased by a sharp drop in demand from foreign luxury buyers. That is why companies engaged in building luxury real estate in the center of the British capital, are now offering discounts up to 20%. It is even possible to get a discount up to 30% in some...

Copper Is a New Precious Metal - 04/06/2016

In today’s world, copper can be considered a precious metal, and major companies from the metallurgical sector understand this. Anglo American and Glencore are willing to sell assets related to iron ore or coal, yet they still stick to copper. The whole reason is that the world would face a serious shortage of copper by the end of this decade, caused by the fall in the sector investment occurred...

Goldman Sachs Advocates Getting Rid of Asian Currencies - 04/05/2016

According to the bank’s analyst Kamakshya Trivedi, the Asian currencies will again begin to decline against the backdrop of further decline of the Chinese and Japanese economies, bringing the renminbi and the yen to their lowest since 2008. Kamakshya Trivedi is famous for his prediction made in November last year, when he accurately foresaw the emerging markets’ rapidly recover at the beginning...

SEC Is Afraid of a New 'Dotcom Bubble' - 04/04/2016

An increasing number of high-tech start-ups with a high estimate of the cost is disturbing the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the USA. SEC head Mary Jo White said that most of them do not place their shares on the stock exchanges. On the whole, this situation threatens both investors and employees of these companies. "Companies, which shares are not traded on an exchange, cannot...

S&P Considered Loan Growth in China Dangerous - 04/01/2016

Already two rating agencies - Standard & Poor`s (S&P) and Moody`s - put a negative outlook on China’s current ratings, citing the expected deterioration in the fiscal situation and the risks of slower implementation of reforms. The level of China's public debt remains low by international standards, which, however, is not related to the debt of the corporate sector. Under these conditions,...

Helicopter Market, Another Victim of Low Oil Prices - 03/31/2016

Fall in the energy industry has led to a sudden excess of helicopter units. This is very different from the situation two years ago, when oil companies were forced to make frequent flights to distant oil rigs and back. Operators such as CHC Group Ltd. and Bristow Group Inc., which transport workers and cargo of energy companies, say they have been surprised by how serious the energy industry fall...

Capital Is Coming Back to the Emerging Markets - 03/30/2016

Flow of funds in the global emerging markets in March reached $ 36.8 billion, which was the highest level since June 2014, according to a report published by the Institute of International Finance (IIF). The report of the Institute, released on Tuesday, notes that the sharp increase in inflows to emerging stocks and bonds markets is obliged to the fact that central banks proceed to hold the key...

Tourists Got Disappointed in Europe - 03/29/2016

According to research company STR, Europe is rapidly losing popularity among the tourists on the background of two major terrorist attacks over the past six months. The research company STR, which monitors information related to the tourism industry, reported its data on the impact the attacks had on tourists in Europe. As noted in the report, Brussels instantly felt the consequences of the...

Easter Bunnies Will Come at Higher Price - 03/25/2016

The cost of a chocolate bunny, favorite Easter treats of many Europeans, increased by more than 10% over the last year and may continue to grow. This is associated with price hike of chocolate and ingredients. According to Mintec British company, the price of a kilogram of milk chocolate increased from 1.64 pounds ($ 2.3) to 1.82 pounds ($ 2.6) in a year. The experts link this to the fact that...
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