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How will coronavirus affect property prices?

Mar 16, 2020 06:06 am UTC| Real Estate Investing Economy

Its one of the most Googled questions since the coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreak: how will coronavirus affect house prices? The bottom line is it will be negative - prices will go down. People, up until now, have been...

The many faces of social housing – home to 1 in 10 Australians

Mar 15, 2020 06:04 am UTC| Economy Real Estate

Social housing is part of the lives of a surprising number of Australians. On any one night in Australia, just over 4% of households rent social housing. Yet it has housed many more people than this for brief, and...

Older and poorer: Retirement Income Review can't ignore the changing role of home

Feb 26, 2020 07:34 am UTC| Insights & Views Real Estate

The assumption that retired people have minimal housing costs underpins the settings of our retirement incomes system. But the real state of housing for older Australians today makes it critical for the Retirement Incomes...

No need to give up on crowded cities – we can make density so much better

Feb 19, 2020 04:32 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy Real Estate

The idea that we should decentralise our population has come up many times in Australia. Recently, the National Farmers Federation president pushed the notion, calling for a shift to the regions. And the premise is this:...

As big cities get even bigger, some residents are being left behind

Feb 09, 2020 23:51 pm UTC| Insights & Views Real Estate

The concentration of growth in major cities, driven by the knowledge economy and the changing nature of work, may also increase their social inequality. Our research looked at cities in the US and Australia. We compared...

Housing crisis? What crisis? How politicians talk about housing and why it matters

Feb 03, 2020 12:18 pm UTC| Insights & Views Real Estate

Politicians in many countries around the world claim to be experiencing a housing crisis. But how do they define it, who is affected, and what is the cause? These are critical questions. Exploring them can help us...

Affordable housing proves life-changing for the urban poor – but poses unexpected risks for women

Oct 20, 2019 10:23 am UTC| Insights & Views Real Estate

South Africa is known around the world for its significant housing programme, and India has made substantial efforts to develop its cities. Providing free or affordable housing brings obvious benefits to residents who have...

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Economy

FxWirePro: Loonie Gains Marginally Amid Flurry of Data Prints In Canada – USD/CAD OTC Updates And Options Strategy

Canadian data announcements have been lined up for the next weeks, with unemployment data scheduled for today, BoC monetary policy is on 15thfollowed by press meet, while retails sales and CPI flashes to print on 21stand...

FxWirePro: A Glimpse At ZAR’s RV And Delta-Hedge Trades On Looming South African Debt Crisis

Due to global recession fears and rising risk aversion yesterday brought a further sell-out for many EM currencies. The rand was amongst the biggest losers over the past days and reached new lows against USD and EUR. This...

FxWirePro: Sterling Still Edgy Amid Pandemic Saga - Driving Forces, OTC Outlook & Hedging Strategies of GBP/USD

GBPs performance ranks mid-table over the past month (+0.5% vs USD, -2.5% vs EUR) as the global impact of the coronavirus has come to dominate GBPs local difficulties with Brexit. But even though Brexit is now being...

FxWirePro: Take Prudent Look At Short Euro Trades Amid Pandemic Outlook

Pandemic COVID-19 impact has broadened, eliciting abrupt financial market moves. We all know that the strength of a relationship can be severely tested during times of crisis. This is currently very obvious in the EU, and...

FxWirePro: Driving Forces, OTC Outlook And Hedging Strategies Of EUR/JPY

Universal fact is that the strength of a relationship would be severely tested during times of crisis. This is currently very obvious in the EU, and the euro is not taking it well. There is no agreement about how to...

Politics

Joe Biden says the pandemic is an opportunity for structural changes

Former vice president Joe Biden is now the official Democratic nominee that will go up against President Donald Trump in the November elections. As the country continues to cope with the coronavirus crisis, Biden says that...

Melania Trump releases video message thanking workers at the frontlines of pandemic

First Lady Melania Trump has been making her presence known to the public as Americans cope with the extended social distancing period until the end of April. Recently, she released a video message showing her gratitude...

Donald Trump accuses WHO of being biased towards China about coronavirus

The United States continues to struggle with the effects of the pandemic with the number of cases increasing per day as well as the thousands of deaths at the same time. After previously accusing the World Health...

Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race, Joe Biden to be the Democratic nominee

For some time, the presidential race among the Democrats was solely between former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Now, in a move that perhaps a lot of people had seen coming, Sanders has...

Science

NASA: Agency commemorates 50th anniversary of Apollo 13 mission

Ever since the historic Apollo 11 mission in 1969, NASA tried to gain momentum by sending in more people to the moon with Apollo 12 and Apollo 13. 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission. Express...

Earth is currently in the midst of a solar windstorm with 1.6 million KMPH winds

Just like how the weather on Earth can be turbulent, the weather in the Solar System is also unpredictable. A recent report reveals that the planet is currently in the midst of a solar windstorm. Express reports that...

NASA: Agency releases new Pillars of Creation photo taken by Hubble Space Telescope

NASAs Hubble Space Telescope has been providing scientists and budding astronomers and space enthusiasts with stunning photos of space. Recently, the agency decided to revisit one of the telescopes most iconic images, the...

Fireball spotted flying over Northern Europe

Perhaps the most frequent sightings of phenomena in space would be meteor showers. However, residents in Northern Europe were stunned when they witnessed a fireball flying over the northern part of the...

Technology

GoPro HERO9 could still be released in fall despite the coronavirus pandemic

For several years, a new GoPro HERO action camera is being released within the fall season. It is then understandable if fans of the brand are expecting a new product, that could be labeled HERO9, in the coming...

Poco F2: Mystery device appears in the Eurasian regulation commission website

More evidence appear that more Poco-branded devices are slated to be released in the coming months. Recently, another mystery device appeared in the wild through a regulatory listing on the Eurasian Economic Commissions...

Nintendo Switch listed with over 100% price hike as Japan shipments are suspended

It has not been easy finding a store that has Nintendo Switch for weeks. It will become more difficult for those in Japan as Nintendo announced the suspension of shipments across the country. Even worse, some fans...

‘eFootball PES 2020’ devs update Cristiano Ronaldo’s model to sport the man bun

eFootball PES 2020 players have something to look forward to this week. Konami just released the Data Pack 6.0 that comes with a slew of updates, including new player faces. Football players should get ready to start...
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