Rising U.S. hedging costs decrease Asian real estate investment

July 9, 2018 Chatham Financial

 

 


Rising U.S. interest rates and an uncertain outlook for the dollar have driven up hedging costs significantly over the past year for investors from Japan and South Korea, making it more difficult for them to compete for U.S. real estate deals. With two more U.S. interest rate hikes planned for 2018, and rates in Japan and South Korea expected to remain static, hedging costs will likely increase further.

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Adrian Ng, CFA, FRM, ang@chathamfinancial.com, 1.484.731.0079

 

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