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Improving economic growth of 0.6% in Q2, which is spot on the long term trend rate and double the figure for Q1, is encouraging news.
Re-pricing to spur demand for well let secondary assets.
Early July saw a flurry of activity by central banks, with rate cuts in the Euro area, China and Denmark, and more QE for the UK
“In Q4 2011 there was $106.2bn direct commercial real estate investment globally, up 4% on Q3.”
The fall out from the financial crisis identified a need for tighter regulation within the financial industry. This is now being addressed globally through various legislative proceedings with the common aim to maintain the integrity of the financial system.
The hint of optimism that was seen amongst small and medium to large businesses in August has permeated all groups in the survey.
State Street Global Advisors provide commentary on the market
The IPD April digest recorded a sixth consecutive monthly fall in capital values (- 0.3%).
The number of lenders in the actively The category shrank by 11, almost doubled since 2010 to currently stand at significant change in sentiment. Lenders remain very risk averse, with preference for good assets and simple, conservative finance structures backed by strong sponsors.
The break-up of the eurozone would have a negative knock-on effect on Asian rent levels, but would improve US capital values.