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Will an ageing Hong Kong stop the property bull in its tracks?

  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00
Things that make you go hmmm… As a young investment bank analyst who really should have known better, I met a couple of institutional clients back in mid-1997, and earnestly explained why I felt Hong Kong’s property prices could not possibly fall. Land constraints, abundant liquidity, low real interest rates, and ample funding all meant, said I, that Hong Kong’s property sector was essentially immune from the chaos then devastating economies across the rest of Asia. One of... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed

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