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The birth pangs of progress mean new opportunities for cryptocurrencies

China banned crypto currency transactions last month, including Bitcoin mining (the energy guzzling process of creating new Bitcoin), and within days the price of Bitcoin fell by $2,000. In itself that’s hardly surprising: China is one of the biggest crypto markets in the world, but the immediate market reaction was still perplexing, because China had ...

Affordable housing matters…Managed delivery has the answers for India

Relatively few people in India, in fact just 30%, rent their properties, compared with close to 40% in the United States, and 43% in France. On the other hand, home ownership levels on the subcontinent currently exceed 50%; and for the rest of the population, 15% live with their parents (too often a disguised variant ...
Highway to Prosperity

A Highway to Prosperity…Indian Infrastructure hasn’t gone away…its stronger than ever

Macroeconomic policy is all about joining the dots: matching suppliers with consumers, employers with workers, and resources to need. And that, in a nutshell, was what the United Kingdom Government was hoping to do with its HS2, High Speed Rail Programme: manufacturers in Manchester could speed south to customers in London, workers would be able ...

Red Ribbon Fund Management Appoints Anthony Frieze As New Managing Director

Anthony Frieze has been appointed as Managing Director of Red Ribbon Fund Management, which recently launched its White Label Fund Hosting Service to global fund managers. As a former director at Dresdner Kleinwort and Deutsche Bank, Anthony Frieze has worked with some of the largest sovereign wealth funds and central banks as well as international investors ...

Building Up Demand By Building Back Strong: How Indian Real Estate Is Planning For A Post Covid Future

Minute by minute, day by day, we’ll all end up living in the future: and no matter how hard and painful the present might be, we can’t afford to forget where we’re going. Of course, there’s no denying COVID-19 has been a fell disrupter of our daily lives: local lockdowns hit supply chains and the ...

The Age Of The City…Rural Migration Has Reshaped India’s Real Estate Markets

They called it Cottonopolis: in 1815 Manchester had a population of just 45,000, and the soon to be City had no Parliamentary representation at all: unlike the constituency of Old Sarum near Salisbury, which had two MPs and a population of precisely onethe voter (a shepherd) died in 1821, and without the inconvenience of having anyone to ...

A Time To Build And Buy…Indian Real Estate Is Facing A Perfect Storm Of Opportunity

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably a duck: which is good news if you’re looking for a duck. And the same faithful formula applies to commercial markets: forget all the background noise, if it’s growing and looks like growing more, it’s probably good to invest in. You don’t ...

Can Unprecedented Demand Create a Slump in Property Prices…Of course not, Global Real Estate is as Strong as Ever

Buying an average London house would have set you back £55,000 in 1985: but the same house would cost £84,000 five years later, and by 2010 it was selling for £283,000. Last year it was worth £490,000. That’s an aggregate increase of 890%, which is a pretty good going, bearing in mind £55,000 invested in equities over the ...

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