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") .
Joining Andrew Work for this morning’s Money Talk to dissect the latest business and economic news are Francis Lun, of GEO Securities, and Le Xia, of BBVA Research. And here to give us the latest on fintech is Henri Arslanian, fintech lead for Hong Kong and China with PwC. (8am-8.30am, email to email@example.com)
20/10/2017 - 8:08 Business and Market Discussion
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, says Guo Shuqing is the leading candidate to succeed Zhou Xiaochuan as the next Governor of the People’s Bank of China.
Le Xia, Chief Economist for Asia of BBVA Research, says the Hang Seng Index still consists of many blue chip stocks, but inevitably it is influenced by the close connection between Hong Kong and mainland China.
Le Xia, Chief Economist for Asia of BBVA Research, says the Hang Seng Index still consists of many blue chip stocks but inevitably it is influenced by the close connection between Hong Kong and China.
20/10/2017 - 8:21 FinTech
Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont says his people have chosen independence from Spain but he has suspended a formal declaration saying he wants to hold talks with the Madrid government. Spanish government bonds have stabilised and the euro has jumped higher on the news.
The IMF has revised upwards its forecast for global growth saying that the global economy is seeing its best upswing since 2010. But it warns of risks from low inflation, poor productivity growth and the rapid credit expansion in China.
Outgoing PBOC governor Zhou Xiaochuan has called for the urgent resumption of capital account reforms. Ahead of the 19th National Congress next week he said “no country can achieve an open economy with strict foreign exchange controls.” Those remarks have helped the renminbi to a 2-week high against the dollar.
In a new corporate scandal, Japan’s Kobe Steel has admitting to falsifying data on the strength and durability of aluminium and copper parts which are used in aircraft and automobiles. Shares in Kobe Steel have crashed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
On today’s Money Talk we are joined by Stewart Aldcroft of CitiTrust, Tariq Dennison from GFM Asset Management and on the phone from Washington D.C., RTHK’s international economics correspondent, Barry Wood. (8am-8.30am, email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
11/10/2017 - 8:08 Business and Market Discussion
Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust Ltd says he expects China to further open up its capital account after the upcoming National Congress.
Tariq Dennison, Portfolio Manager at GFM Asset Management commenting on the Kobe Steel scandal, says Asian companies seem to be a lot more tolerant of the dishonest reporting of data, which renders Asian economies less efficient than their Western counterparts.
Barry Wood, RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent in Washington DC says the IMF’s World Economic Outlook highlights the strong uncertainty in the world despite signs of a global economic recovery.