He cited”low inventories of homes available for sale and improvement in the labor market”as two key drivers of house price increase over the past few years s.
Australia’s biggest companies are not confident about 2015, with mining and construction firms the most pessimistic, according to a new survey released on Friday.
‘Made in Italy’ industrial districts’ turnover expected to exceed pre-crisis levels in 2016, report
The report was unveiled early this week by the research department of Italy’s second largest bank by assets. Districts’businesses grew almost 5 percent more than so-called non-district firms between 2008 and 2014,and their estimated turnover increased by 1 percent in 2014 while the rest of nation’s manufacturing sector was close to stagnation,the report said d.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2015-02/26/c_134018313.htm’ target=’_blank’>World Bank to provide 1.1 bln USD over 5 years to Albania</a>
World Bank representative in Tirana said that the World Bank would give 1.1 billion U.S. dollars assistance to Albania over five years.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2015-02/24/c_134014627.htm’ target=’_blank’>New Milan-Shanghai flight launches for Expo</a>
Italian air carrier Alitalia said on Tuesday it will operate non-stop service between Milan and Shanghai from May 1 to Oct. 24.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/europe/europe/2015-02/15/c_133996342.htm’ target=’_blank’>Tom Courtenary wins Silver Bear for Best Actor in Berlinale</a>
Tom Courtenary, for the role of Geoff Mercer in film “45 years” by Andrew Haigh, won the Silver Bear for Best Actor in the 65th Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.
U.S. retail sales are expected to see the highest growth since 2011 this year boosted by an improving economy, an industry forecast said on Thursday.
At the Chicago Auto Show slated for Feb. 14-22, Jeep has set up an eighteen feet high “mountain” with a 35 degree incline and decline.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2015-02/08/c_133978660.htm’ target=’_blank’>Tourism revenues of E China’s Zhejiang total 630 bln RMB in 2014</a>
Zhejiang received 488 million tourists in 2014, according to the Zhejiang Provincial Tourism Bureau.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/europe/europe/2015-02/06/c_133973434.htm’ target=’_blank’>Russian inflation highest in 16 years</a>
Russia’s inflation rate in January hit a 16-year-old high record, statistic agency Rosstat said Thursday.