MORTGAGE rates in the US levelled off after a week of being pushed up and pulled down by mixed economic data and pessimism surrounding the US-China trade talks.

US homebuilding rebounded in October and permits for future home construction jumped to a more than 12-year high, pointing to strength in the housing market amid lower mortgage rates.

INTEREST rates are falling across the world - with some markets already mired in negative rates - but the flow through to Singapore mortgage rates may be mitigated by local factors.

CHINA will set lower limits on mortgage rates, the central bank said on Sunday, in an apparent bid to curb housing risks following its reform to switch to a market-based reference rate.

[BEIJING] China will set lower limits on mortgage rates, the central bank said on Sunday, in an apparent bid to curb housing risks following its reform to switch to a market-based reference rate...

[SYDNEY] Australian home prices saw a tantalising hint of stability last week as the hard-hit market drew support from the prospect of lower mortgage rates and a continuation of tax breaks for...

[STOCKHOLM] Sweden's central bank may have doubters among economists and currency traders that it will be able to continue raising interest rates, but the nation's households aren't...