How is the global property market performing?

  After a difficult period during the economic crisis of 2008, the housing market all over the world has been recovering nicely. However, not all areas are improving at the same rate, and if you want to invest internationally, it is worth comparing a few different regions of the world. Best performing countries in the property market Hong Kong property prices are estimated to have risen faster than any other country in the world. In the year between March 2014 and March 2015, the prices have risen by more than 19%. One of the reasons for the rise here is that there is a shortage of property. The second biggest climber in the global property market is Turkey, where prices have risen by 18.6%. The figures were published in the Knight Frank Global House Prices Index, and the countries that complete the top five are Ireland, Luxembourg and Estonia. Measures...
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Time is money: An animated infographic showing the top three economies throughout history

This is a really interesting 1 minute video about the top economies throughout history. Chinas economy now ranks as the world’s biggest in purchasing-power-parity terms. But it is merely regaining a title that it has held for much of recorded history, as our video shows. The brief interlude in which America overshadowed it is now over. Source - The Economist
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Investing in Chinese Property

From a practical point of view, property investing in China is advisable to only be undertaken with a reputable broker or trusted contact with proven experience. Indeed, the ruling Communist party retains a monopoly power over politics, the law and the economy which needs to be well understood.
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