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China’s booming property market prompts more comparisons with Japan from analysts at home and abroad

3 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
he combination of easy credit and fast-rising property prices, coupled with questionable lending practices, is fueling concerns about a bubble that could easily burst.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.