Peter Lewis: A fast moving and topical business and finance show.
A fast moving and topical business and finance show bringing you breaking business and economic news and financial market updates. Presented by former CEO and investment bank global trading head Peter Lewis, with over 30 years' industry experience. Join Peter and his expert guests for analysis and discussion on the day's top business stories live from 8 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. every weekday morning on RTHK Radio 3. We have a podcast to download after the show and you can also listen through the RTHK Radio 3 website live or later in the day. We welcome your questions, comments and feedback to read out in the show. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, post on our Facebook page "Money Talk on RTHK Radio 3 " or find us on twitter "MoneytalkR3") .
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On Wall Street, US stocks have fallen after North Korea’s foreign minister said the U.S. had declared war on his country. Ri Yong Ho said Pyongyang would “shoot down U.S. strategic bombers, even if they are not yet inside air-space border of our country.” Tech stocks dropped sharply.
Here in Hong Kong shares in Mainland property stocks plunged after 8 Chinese cities introduced new property curbs.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun the complicated the process of forming a governing coalition. Any new government seems likely to have to include the Greens and the pro-business Liberal FDP party, two ideologically different groups. The possibility of long, protracted negotiations has sent the euro lower in the currency markets.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called a snap general election for next month. Parliament will be dissolved on Thursday. Prime Minister Abe also announced a 2tn yen stimulus package on education and social spending.
Joining today's Money Talk are Connie Bolland of Economic Research Analysis and Alex Frew McMillan from Dragonfly Media. Providing a view on Japan is Marcel Thieliant, Senior Japan Economist at Capital Economics. (8am-8.30am, email to email@example.com)