Sandra Lam, 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, text us on 63 93 59 25, post on our Facebook page "Money Talk on RTHK Radio 3 " or find us on twitter "MoneytalkR3") .
Index provider MSCI has begun its annual review which will decide whether to include domestic Chinese shares in its global benchmark indices.
1200 members of Hong Kong’s election committee are preparing to select the territory’s next chief executive. They vote on Sunday. That comes as Hong Kong’s richest man Li Kah-shing said that Hong Kong’s economy was in its worse shape for two decades and said that he could see nothing to stop another 1 to 2 years of property price rises in the city.
On today's Money Talk we look at some of the issues facing Hong Kong ahead of Sunday's CE election with Nitin Dialdas of Mandarin Capital and Andrew Xia of Noah Holdings. We also have an update from The Economist's Pride & Prejudice Conference that took place yesterday in Hong Kong, London and New York. We spoke to some of the key-note speakers about how businesses are dealing with issues of LGBT discrimination & inclusion. (8am-8.30am, email to email@example.com, text to 63 93 59 25 )
24/03/2017 - 08:08 Market discussion
Nitin Dialdas, CIO of Mandarin Capital says HK lags behind in innovation and we can't rely on China. Andrew Xia, chief research officer at Noah Holdings says eight years ago when he came to HK, it was competing with London and now it is competing with Shenzhen, and losing. They both think Chinese A shares have a higher chance of being included in the MSCI global benchmark indices this year.
24/03/2017 - 08:22 Pride and Prejudice
Vodafone is merging its Indian unit with local mobile phone company, Idea Cellular, to create the largest telecoms operator in India.
South Korea has complained to the World Trade Organisation about China, saying it has placed restrictions on its goods in retaliation to South Korea's deployment of an anti-missile system.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May will begin the two-year countdown to Brexit on March 29.
Chinese companies have been warned by the mainland regulator on their overseas acquisitions telling them they could be a “rose with thorns.”
In the markets, US stocks are mixed as FBI director James Comey confirms that the agency is investigating Russian interference in the US election and links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The Hang Seng Index has hit its highest level in a year and a half.
On today's Money Talk, we are joined by Patrick Bennet of CIBC and Marc Franklin of Conning Asia Pacific. And William Pesek of Barron’s Asia joins us on the phone from Tokyo. (8am-8.30am, email to firstname.lastname@example.org, text to 63 93 59 25, )
21/03/2017 - 08:08 Market discussion
21/03/2017 - 08:22 View from Japan