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  • WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases new home sales for August, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases durable goods for August, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in August, crimped by a shortage of inventory that is boosting home prices faster than the pace of wage growth. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales declined 0.9 percent to an annual rate of 5.33 million units. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices...

  • WASHINGTON— The National Association of Realtors reports on August sales of existing homes Thursday at 10 a.m. Eastern. SALES REBOUND: Economists expect that sales rose 1.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.51 million, according to a survey by the data firm FactSet. The gain would mark a recovery from sales slipping in July after several months of...

  • *Wall Street rallied on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq closing at a record high as the rate decision whetted investor appetite for equities. *Overall consensus among economists is for a hike in December, when traders see a 58.4 percent chance of a hike, according to the CME Group's FedWatch tool. *A report from the National Association of Realtors is expected to show...

  • WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for August, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..

  • SYDNEY, Sept 14- The Australian government is reviving long-stalled plans to extend anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing laws to capture lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and jewellers, Justice Minister Michael Keenan said. New Zealand has expedited the second phase of its anti-money laundering regime in response to the...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 14- The Australian government is reviving long-stalled plans to extend anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing laws to capture lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and jewellers, Justice Minister Michael Keenan said. New Zealand has expedited the second phase of its anti-money laundering regime in response to the...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 14- The Australian government is reviving long-stalled plans to extend anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing laws to capture lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and jewelers, Justice Minister Michael Keenan said. New Zealand has expedited the second phase of its anti-money laundering regime in response to the...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 14- The Australian government is reviving long-stalled plans to extend anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing laws to capture lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and jewelers, Justice Minister Michael Keenan said. New Zealand has expedited the second phase of its anti-money laundering regime in response to the...

  • LONDON, Sept 8- Property website Zoopla said annual earnings would hit the top end of forecasts, boosted by a higher number of property listings and growth in its price comparison service, confounding predictions that Brexit would freeze the market. Housing market strength was also apparent in data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which said...

  • YONGIN, South Korea, Aug 29- In Yongin, a satellite city south of Seoul, orange construction cranes are racing to build gleaming new high-rises, but realtor Kim Woong- jib says he is pointing would-be apartment buyers to older buildings. The city of a million people has 5,301 unsold new residential units, government data shows, the most in South Korea and a symptom of a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- U.S. home resales fell more than expected in July after four straight months of strong gains, as a lack of inventory limited choice for buyers, but further price rises suggested the housing market remained on solid ground. The slump in sales reported by the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday is likely to be temporary, given that a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- U.S. home resales fell more than expected in July after four straight months of strong gains as a lack of inventory limited choice for buyers, but further gains in prices suggested the housing market remained on solid ground. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday existing home sales declined 3.2 percent to an annual rate of...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- U.S. home resales fell more than expected in July after four straight months of strong gains as a lack of inventory limited choice for buyers, but further gains in prices suggested the housing market remained on solid ground. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday existing home sales declined 3.2 percent to an annual rate of...

  • VANCOUVER, Aug 4- Vancouver real estate sales have tumbled since plans to tax foreign buyers in the Canadian city were revealed last week, local real estate agents said, a sign the government's bid to slow the market was causing an immediate chill. The 15 percent levy, which was unveiled by British Columbia's government on July 25 and came into effect on Tuesday,...

  • VANCOUVER, Aug 4- Vancouver real estate sales have tumbled since plans to tax foreign buyers in the Canadian city were revealed last week, local real estate agents said, a sign the government's bid to slow the market was causing an immediate chill. The 15 percent levy, which was unveiled by British Columbia's government on July 25 and came into effect on Tuesday,...

  • PARIS, Aug 3- Axa, Europe's second-biggest insurer, reported a weaker than expected 4 percent rise in its first-half net profit, hit by lower investment returns, higher claims and despite a boost from real estate sales. Europe's biggest insurer after Germany's Allianz said it made a profit of 3.2 billion euros, falling short of the consensus market forecast of 3.6...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose far less than expected in June, another sign that a lack of inventory is crimping activity despite mortgage rates being at near-record lows. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday its pending home sales index, based on contracts signed last month, nudged up 0.2 percent to 111.0.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- U.S. home resales unexpectedly rose in June to their fastest pace in more than nine years as low mortgage interest rates drew buyers into the market, a positive sign for the economy. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales increased 1.1 percent to an annual rate of 5.57 million units last month, the highest...

  • LONDON, July 20- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. Investment demand for British commercial property dropped by the largest amount on record after the vote, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:-...