Global

This Time Is Different, Central Banks Are Tightening Into A Bear Market: Oxford Econ

Advanced economies replicating the same monetary policy mistakes are facing monster inflation. Now with additional external pressures driving inflation even higher, policy is tightening as the economy deteriorates. That’s the opposite of what usually happens, warns global forecasting firm Oxford Economics. Typically as the economy slows, rate cuts help to craft a soft landing. This […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Home Building Investment Crashed and Commercial Real Estate Is Contracting

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate Canadian Home Building Investment Has Officially Gone From A Correction To A Crash Canadian home building investment has officially gone from a correction to a crash. Seasonally adjusted real residential construction investment fell to $8.4 billion in September. This is a drop […]

Australia Global

Australian Real Estate Prices Are Inflated By Money Laundering, Hears The Senate

Australian lawmakers are learning how home prices have been inflated by money laundering. The Senate committee investigating the adequacy of anti-money laundering laws continues this week. A piece tabled is a study showing how high-profile individuals with questionable cash should have set off alarms. Instead, they were able to move millions of dollars of unknown […]

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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Tops The List of Global Bubbles, and IMF Warns of Correction Risks

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories.  Canadian Real Estate A Global Swiss Bank Named Toronto The 2nd Biggest Real Estate Bubble In The World Two Canadian cities landed themselves on the UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index. The Swiss bank ranked Toronto as the second-largest bubble, and Vancouver as the sixth. […]