The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London

The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London






The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London $BID The 1st Chinese firearm with an imperial reign mark ever to be offered at auction sold for $2.5-M, the auction house Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)London announced Wednesday. The gun, a brilliantly designed and exquisitely crafted musket, produced in imperial workshops was created for the Qianlong Emperor […]






Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe






Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe In Y 2013, the architecture firm HOK was approached by a representative of the Greenland Group, China’s 3rd-largest developer. “They said they were investing in London and that they’d made an offer on a parcel,” said HOK Senior Vice President Larry Malcic. “They had […]






Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 5130P

Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 5130P






Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 5130P Patek Philippe’s World Time watches are super mechanical timepieces that have achieved “cult” status, the Ref:5130P lives up to that legacy Patek Philippe’s World Time watches are legendary within this category of complicated timepieces. These wristwatches have attained cult status, especially if one is familiar with the name Louis Cottier […]






Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office






Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office The office will be ADIA’s only overseas location Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world’s richest sovereign wealth funds, said last Thursday it would open an office in Hong Kong to pursue more opportunities in China and other Asian markets. This is ADIA’s 1st […]






Bangkok, The World’s #1 Travel Destination for 2016

Bangkok, The World’s #1 Travel Destination for 2016






Bangkok, The World’s #1 Travel Destination for 2016 Bangkok has edged out London as the world’s most visited city, according to the 2016 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released on Thursday. The Thai capital is projected to welcome 21.47-M international visitors in 2016, just ahead of 2nd-ranked London with a forecast of 19.88-M overnight visitors, […]






London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk

London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk






London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk The Fashion Spotlight is on London Fashion Week, with a series of shows planned for the days ahead. The focus will be on British Style and creativity, but will include many contributors from other parts of the world. Friday’s lineup included Paul Costelloe, Aquascutum, Bora Aksu […]






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US

Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US Most great cities have access to quality education, a variety of public transportation choices, disaster preparedness, and affordable housing options, to name a few important qualities. In a new report, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) evaluated the Greatness of 30 major cities across the world, as […]






Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London

Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London






Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London Residents could be permanently priced out of the market, according to Cluttons Dubai is at risk of becoming as unaffordable for local residents as parts of the UK capital London unless cheaper property is provided, according to Cluttons. Faisal Durrani, the property consultancy’s head of research, […]






Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017

Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017






Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017 Cluttons forecast places Paris and Doha alongside UK capital, Toronto the 3rd choice Dubai’s real estate market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the top choice for GCC wealthiest investors next year, a new report reveals. […]






Summering in London

Summering in London






Summering in London Here are some of good ways to enjoy the Summer months in London, one of Europe’s finest capital cities London is basking in a newfound glow having just stolen the Crown of most popular European capital from its rival Paris. After a spectacular couple of years featuring a royal wedding, a diamond […]






British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook






British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes British Pound Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 1.37. The projected lower bound is: 1.24. The projected closing price is: 1.31. FOREX GBP= closed down -0.009 at 1.307. Volume […]






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World $JLL New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for FDI (foreign investment) in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the EU aka Brexit, will diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions […]






The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale






The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale $BID, $LUC A now famous 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball found by Canada’s Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) last year failed to sell a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Wednesday in London. The highest bid of $61-M did not meet the reserve selling price. The giant 1,109-carat […]






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU

Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $USO, $GBP, $USD, $JPY The liberals have been beaten, the polls were wrong, the people have taken back their country. The voters in Great Britain have chosen to take their country out of the EU leaving their government’s leadership […]