European real estate loan sales will increase 65 percent to a record 50 billion euros ($69 billion) this year as a receding debt crisis prompts investors to set aside more money for purchases, broker Cushman & Wakefield Inc. said.
Slovenia’s bond rally, the biggest among Europe’s former communist nations, risks faltering as a government budget dispute following the cleanup of toxic-bank loans threatens to unseat Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek.
The U.S. urged China to reduce currency interventions and let markets play a bigger role in setting the value of the yuan, in a report that declined to name any major trading partner a foreign-exchange manipulator.
Maserati will probably generate enough earnings in 2014 to counter losses at parent Fiat SpA’s mass-market European operations as advance sales at the upscale Italian brand are almost triple last year’s deliveries.
Finland’s financial regulator is questioning a government proposal to enforce a more lenient cap on mortgages than the International Monetary Fund says is needed to support the Nordic region’s only euro member.