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What's the long-term outlook for London's luxury property market after the Conservative victory? Jeremy McGivern, founder of Mercury Homesearch, explains.
HONG KONG, May 3- Fosun International Ltd, an investment company controlled by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang, said it had offered to buy the 80 percent it does not already own in U.S. insurer Ironshore Inc for $1.8 billion. The move follows Fosun's decision to buy a 20 percent stake in the casualty and property insurer for $464 million in August 2014 in a bid to...
April 28- Life and mortgage insurer Genworth Financial Inc reported a 16 percent drop in quarterly profit, hurt by lower operating income from its global mortgage insurance unit. Net profit attributable to common shareholders in the first quarter ended March 31 fell to $154 million, or 31 cents per share, from $184 million, or 37 cents per share, a year earlier.
Shari Olefson, director of The Carnegie Group, says there's no question that we'll see a rise in U.S. home prices at a slow, but steady, rate.
ACCUSED FLASH CRASH TRADER SARAO BAIL SURETY SET AT 5.05 MILLION POUNDS- UK COURT.
*Q1 operating profit $2.53/ share, a cent below estimate. *Pretax net investment income down about 20 pct to $592 mln. April 21- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc's quarterly net profit fell 21 percent, narrowly missing analysts' estimates, as low interest rates and a drop in value of its energy investments squeezed the company's net investment income.
April 21- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc reported a 21 percent fall in quarterly net profit due to lower net investment income and a drop in underwriting gains. The company said net income fell to $833 million, or $2.55 per share, for the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.05 billion, or $2.95 per share, a year earlier. Pretax net investment income...
Ahead of the UK elections, Miles Shipside, housing market analyst at Rightmove, talks about the mansion tax debate and the U.K. housing sector in general.
Peter Hobbs, research managing director at MSCI,discusses property markets across the world.
Eric Assimakopoulos, founder and managing partner at Revetas Capital, says that investors are looking to Central and Eastern Europe for value in the property market.
Shari Olefson, director of The Carnegie Group, talks about the opportunities and pitfalls in the U.S. housing sector right now.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, discusses house prices in the U.K. and how they vary.
Shari Olefson, director at The Carnegie Group, explains what factors are affecting the U.S. housing market.
Do you have a will, a budget or life insurance? For most Americans, the answer is "no." What planning documents you need, when.
David Hutching, head of EMEA investment strategy at Cushman & Wakefield talks about investing in real estate and how different European markets are currently looking.
Property demand in London has dropped since February 2014 by 28 percent. Russell Quirk, CEO of emoov, says that property demand or "hotspots" has increased in "commutable" areas like Reading and Colchester.
Not knowing what you don't know about auto and homeowners insurance could be an expensive mistake, according to a new Insure.com survey.
A Lloyd's of London unit is underwriting two forms of insurance to cover businesses that shut down as a result of Ebola and other diseases.
Researchers say that most of the Pacific's earthquake zones are capable of generating shocks at least as strong as magnitude 9, NBC News reports.
With hurricane season just around the corner, extreme weather outbreaks may put disaster preparedness and recovery plans to the test.