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Asian cities register weakest price growth in Q1 2020

This is our first opportunity to take the pulse of prime residential markets around the world since our PIRI 100 Index in The Wealth Report 2020. A lot has happened since December 2019. Written By:Kate Everett-Allen, Knight Frank We are now in the midst of a global pandemic with strict travel restrictions in place and…

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COVID-19 in Africa: Focus on West Africa

As a commodity driven region, West Africa’s economies have remained susceptible to external shocks in the past.  Declines in migrant remittances, commodities export earnings and weakening currencies have left countries such as Nigeria staring at their deepest recession since its financial crisis in the early 1980s.   As a result of plummeting oil prices, where…

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Occupier insolvency risks to landlords

The COVID-19 outbreak has given landlords an unprecedented situation with the global economy coming to a virtual standstill and much of the world’s office population working remotely. As markets start to tilt in favour of occupiers, the economic toll on corporate earnings remains uncertain and landlords need to be mindful of the potential downside risk…

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