Oct 22- The Architecture Billings Index, an indicator of U.S. non-residential building activity, rose in September due to an increase in demand for institutional projects. The index rose to 55.2 last month from 53.0 in August, the American Institute of Architects said on Wednesday. "Strong demand for apartment buildings and condominiums has been one of the main...» Read More
As China grapples with the surge in home prices, Vincent Lo, Chairman of the Shui On Group lays out a few options that may help ease the pressure on the nation's property market.
Allister Heath, editor at City AM, highlights that the BoE's voting system could make it harder for Mark Carney to make changes and says the recent data proves that "it's an important moment" for the U.K.'s economy.
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Morningstar reports that Canada's banks and its housing finance agency may take serious losses if Canada's home prices decline.
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Allister Heath, editor at CITYAM and Hugo Dixon, editor at large at Reuters, comments on the U.K.'s economy ahead of the BoE's rate decision, and the effect monetary policy has had until now.
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CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily 'Stock in 60' segment and looks at shares of Komatsu, which jumped 4 percent on strong operating profit results.
Colorado Rockies owner, Linda Alvarado, Alvarado Construction Company president & CEO, makes her pitch on jobs, construction, the economy and the business of baseball.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy from the business community.
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CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the American Society of Civil Engineers says the nation would lose 3.5 million jobs if it fails to fix its aging infrastructure. Donna Cooper, Center for American Progress, weighs in.
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