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Philip Hammond: The lonely fiscal conservative

Reading the Sunday papers can’t have been fun for Philip Hammond. After weeks of pressure from the health secretary and Number 10, it seems the chancellor... Read More >

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Investor's Notebook

Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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The Macro View

The week's financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Technology

Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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Uncorked

A sideways look at the world of wine

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The Fund Manager

Real money - the capital allocators

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The Architect

Some of the profession's best minds

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The Auctioneer

What's going on in the auction world

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Residential Investor

Making money from residential property investment

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What's New

Auction Watch - June update

The auction market bounced back in May and made gains of 7.5% and 5.8% in lots offered and lots sold respectively. The overall amount raised fell slightly,... Read More >

​​​GCC Focus – Saudi Arabia and the new economics of crude oil

There is absolutely no doubt that the next OPEC ministerial meeting in June will pit Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies against Iraq, Iran and Venezuela,... Read More >

Royal Ascot 2018

Rolling and rushing and careering and smiling and pushing and shoving a little. The helter skelter tumble off the top of the stands to greet a winner. To... Read More >

Is capitalism in need of a radical transformation?

Building a new railway in Britain is a herculean task. When Crossrail eventually starts operating at the end of this year, it will have been 75 years since... Read More >

Health, wealth and happiness

Prelude More than two millennia ago, the celebrated Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, more familiarly Virgil, pronounced: “The greatest wealth is... Read More >

Why the EEA isn’t the answer to the Brexit conundrum

No matter how many times the Government rejects it, the idea that the UK will remain a Single Market member after leaving the European Union refuses to... Read More >

The Professor

Analysis and opinion from the academic sphere

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Face to Face

In-depth interviews with leading figures in the property world

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The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The History Man

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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The Agent

Reflections on estate agency, today and in past times

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Political Insider

The inside scoop on Westminster and Whitehall

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Latest Articles

A pragmatic plan for Brexit

There really only are two different ways of implementing Brexit. The first is for the UK to simply leave. No deal, no negotiations. That this would be a... Read More >

Improving Numeracy on Real Estate Courses

An old adage had it that “no-one got into Real Estate because they were good at maths”. If it was ever true that you didn’t need good numeracy skills... Read More >

Government loan programmes are failing the most vulnerable students

To extend credit to people in the knowledge that they are unlikely to repay is decried by some as predatory lending. Those suspected of engaging in this... Read More >

Winning by not playing to win

Most times teams do their utmost to win matches but on occasions the rules and organisation of a competition can tempt them to do otherwise. Take the 1994... Read More >

Beware the ‘margin of error’ poll fallacy

Anyone who pays even a passing attention to opinion polls will have heard about the margin of error. For those of us who use social media regularly, it’s... Read More >

Remainer scaremongering is still built on dodgy economics

I recently gave evidence to the House of Commons International Trade Select Committee on the economic effects of trade policy, alongside my Economists for... Read More >

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Download a FREE PDF copy of some of the best articles from The Property Chronicle. Over 100 pages of brilliant articles and incisive comment from over... Read More >

How technology will make cities better places to live in

Technology isn’t just about your home or office, it’s also about the environment that surrounds us all. And it’s happening now. Urbanites are the... Read More >

How India’s populist currency experiment went wrong

Getting rid of a unit of currency is a step usually only taken in extreme circumstances or after long, careful planning — Zimbabwe’s battle with... Read More >

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