Capital Markets

Investors in Asia Looking to Minimize Risk

We are late in the current cycle, and real estate investors are focusing on the potential risks as much as, if not more than, the rewards on offer, according to investors and investment managers discussing global capital markets at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.

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Cycle Risk, Brexit’s Impact on Currency Keep Low-Risk Money in U.K.

London-based investors have been less active internationally in recent months for a variety of reasons, including where the global economy is in the business cycle and the implications of the Brexit vote, said panelists discussing capital market trends at a ULI U.K. conference.

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How the New U.S. Tax Law Affects Community Development Projects

Important tax credits were preserved in the new federal tax law, but lower corporate rates shrink their value.

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The Philippines: Too Much of a Good Thing?

A glut of liquidity in local capital markets is making life difficult for domestic and foreign investors alike.

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