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Chinese insurers amass $14bn war chest for foreign property buys

Published on January 6th, 2014

Chinese insurance funds have more than $14bn available for overseas real estate investment, CBRE claims. Highly transparent markets, including the UK, US, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia, are expected…

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