• Will The RMB Bridge The Taiwan Strait?

    China seems to have taken a two-part approach to the issue of global currency flows, consistently calling for the replacement of the dollar by a new SDR at the top policy level, while at the same time working on a more private level with many of the countries and territories with which it trades to settle transactions in RMB. Read More
  • Hong Kong Apartment Is World’s Most Expensive

    This week, an apartment in Hong Kong's Mid-Levels area sold for a record-breaking HK$439 million, or around US$57 million, and analysts expect a continued flow of money into the city's luxury real estate markets as cash-rich individuals look to take advantage of the Hong Kong government's recently lowered interest rates and the city's appeal as an investment haven. Read More