A considered view of real estate, investments and beyond

The card that could help the UK boost ties with the Commonwealth

This week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting comes at a crucial juncture for the UK’s future as a trading nation. Does Brexit change the way... 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

How far can interest rates rise? How far should interest rates rise?

I’ve just been listening to a radio interview with Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, in which he prevaricated endlessly about whether UK Bank... Read More >

You can’t argue against socialism’s 100 per cent record of failure

Socialism is extremely in vogue. Opinion pieces which tell us to stop obsessing over socialism’s past failures, and start to get excited about its future... Read More >

Auction Watch - April update

In March the highest number of lots was put under the hammer since 2008 (3,263 lots). A decade ago the economy was in the midst of a credit crunch and the... Read More >

Market View – The case for profit taking in Indian equities

The Sensex and Nifty seem near a cyclical peak though the declines in Indian midcap/smallcap shares have been draconian. There is no doubt in my mind that,... Read More >

Prepare, Prepare, Prepare - Securing a career in Real Estate

We have always been told that success in the real estate world is down to "location, location, location". Yet for students aspiring to join the profession a... Read More >

Euro property investor - April 2018

I have been active in the European real estate markets for over 30 years with a focus on the more liquid north-western countries. I have worked for agencies... 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 Farmer

Land economy, agriculture, conservation, soil & property rights

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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

It’s not too late to save Generation Rent

The Resolution Foundation’s depressing claim that one-third of millennials face renting their whole life has made headlines today. But the think tank’s... Read More >

Global Investing

After a 1000 point midweek Dow rally, the US stock market was slammed again by 567 Dow points on Friday after President Trump announced $100 billion in... Read More >

The price of not knowing the value of Bitcoin

Some time ago, I confessed to CapX readers my unease about pricing cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. I wasn’t alone in my hesitation: New York... Read More >

Queensberry Rules of boxing: OK or KO?

John Shotto Douglas, the ninth Marquess of Queensberry, has two major claims to fame. First he was the nemesis of gay author Oscar Wilde who sued him for... Read More >

Desert Diary: Month 3

As Sydney Harbour fills up with the tears of lachrymose cricketers, transgressors of a law of the game, rather than of the land, one can’t help but think... Read More >

The Grand National Experience

Grand National morning. Christmas, Easter, the first day of the summer holidays. All rolled into one for me. Butterflies. Many a time have I been at Aintree... Read More >

How roads transformed America

In the latest in a series of extracts from America Inc: The 400-year history of American capitalism Bhu Srinivasan recounts how the transformation of... Read More >

Managing tenants and coexisting with wildlife

I received a text message recently from the tenant of our converted granary. It requested that I telephone her immediately, there was a problem requiring my... Read More >

Australian dairy farms – the bull run is on

The global agricultural investment spotlight has moved ‘down under’ and is fixed firmly on the Australian dairy farm sector. Long overlooked as the... Read More >

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