NEW YORK, Oct 6- U.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme. John Ashe, a former U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda who was general assembly president from 2013 to 2014, was accused in a complaint...» Read More
Rates on U.S. home mortgages surged to the highest level in close to two years last week as the recent sell-off in the bond market drove borrowing rates higher.
Alastair Hughes, CEO, Asia Pacific at Jones Lang LaSalle tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he likes the commercial property markets in Jakarta and Manila right now.
Kathy Fettke, CEO and Founder of Real Wealth Network and William Poole, Senior Fellow at Cato Institute discuss whether the US housing recovery is on solid footing.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is looking at the world's largest cities, as possible locations to build a mile-high skyscraper that would be the world's tallest building by far.
Beijing is hoping that building more cities will create wealth for its people but as CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports, it's also fueling a debilitating rise in property prices.
The Chinese government has gone on a building spree across the nation, but many fear that all they've done is simply build ghost towns. CNBC's China Correspondent Eunice Yoon filed this report.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura sees the Nikkei 225 hitting 16,000 by the end of 2013 and highlights possible sectors that have yet to reap the benefits of 'Abenomics'.
Lo Ka-Shui, Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Langham Hospitality Investments discusses the decline in the company's share price following its recent IPO.
Sales of bank-owned homes plunged to a five-year low, the latest evidence that foreclosure woes are easing as the U.S. housing market recovery gains momentum.
It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.
More home sales and higher home prices are adding up to bigger incomes for members of the nearly two million realtor industry.
Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has now been turning a profit for more than a year, and the chief beneficiary of that profit is the federal government.
Frank Khoo, Global Head of Asia of AXA Real Estate, connects the dots to unravel the value in Japan's property sector.
Founder and chairman of Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, Huang Nubo, made headlines when he tried to buy 300 km in Iceland, but he tells CNBC that his main focus remains on China.
CNBC speaks exclusively with Wang Shi, Chairman of the mainland's biggest property developer, Vanke, at the China Entrepreneur Club's Annual Summit of Green Companies in Kunming.
Kerry Series, Founder & CIO at Eight Investment Partners tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks there's no property bubble in China.
In the highly personal interview, the cable magnate talked about his wealth, his land holdings and the one toy he does enjoy: Barry Diller's yacht.
Du Jinsong, Head of Asia Property Research at Credit Suisse discusses the Chinese government's latest attempts to curb home prices.
Chi Lo, Senior Strategist, Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners is optimistic on Chinese A-shares for 2013 but warns that investors may have their hopes up for new economic reforms.
Daniel So, Securities Strategist at Sun Hung Kai Financial explains that despite weak 2012 net profits, earnings results have been better-than-expected.