UK increases stamp duty for foreign property buyers
The stamp duty surcharge will begin to be collected from April 2021. This decision may lead to a temporary surge in the activity of foreign investors in the country's market,…

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Knight Frank named the most prosperous cities in the world
International consulting company Knight Frank has prepared a report City Wellbeing Index 2020. Analysts measured the quality of life in 40 cities around the world. Knight Frank experts have developed…

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Russia has restricted air traffic to all countries of the world
Only regular flights from Moscow to the capitals or major cities of foreign countries are maintained. Here is a full list of current flights. Russia has restricted air traffic to…

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Monthly Archives: December 2018

France has imposed a 15-day quarantine

On the evening of Monday, March 16, French President Emmanuel macron made a televised address to the nation, in which he announced the introduction of a quarantine in the country in connection with the spread of the coronavirus. The restrictive measures come into force on March 17 and will last for at least 15 days.

French people should only leave their homes if they need to buy food, visit a doctor, or go to work if they can’t work remotely. Any gatherings on the street are prohibited. Penalties are provided for violations of this regime. Continue reading

Us exchanges experienced the largest drop since 1987

Us stock exchanges closed on March 16 with a record fall for the second time in a week, CNN reports. This is the largest drop in 33 years since “black Monday” in 1987.

On Monday, March 16, the main us indexes collapsed again. The S&P 500 index fell almost 12 %, and the Nasdaq fell 12.3 %.

The Dow Jones has fallen almost to 3 thousand points, or 12.9 %. This is the worst result since “black Monday” in 1987. Continue reading

World on lockdown: countries close borders and impose quarantines due to coronavirus

On Monday, March 16, several countries announced the closure of borders and the introduction of quarantines due to the spread of the coronavirus. Russia has closed the border with Belarus. Of the 14 land borders of Russia, only two remain open — with Azerbaijan and Finland.

Russia has closed the border with Belarus since March 16. Previously almost all of Russia’s land borders were closed: with Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and the DPRK. In addition, Russia has banned citizens of Italy, Iran, South Korea and China from entering the country. Continue reading

Named countries with the fastest growth in real estate prices
Last year was a good year for the world's main housing markets. However, global uncertainty does not contribute to the continued boom in property prices, writes Global Property Guide. Real…

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France has imposed a 15-day quarantine
On the evening of Monday, March 16, French President Emmanuel macron made a televised address to the nation, in which he announced the introduction of a quarantine in the country…

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France closes schools and universities due to coronavirus
The coronavirus epidemic is just beginning, warns Emmanuel macron. On the evening of Thursday, March 12, French President Emmanuel macron announced in a televised address to the nation that all…

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Knight Frank named the countries with the largest number of super-rich residents
In 2019, the number of people with a fortune of 30 million dollars or more grew by 6.4% worldwide and exceeded half a million people. Almost half of ultramagnetic lives…

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