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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US markets have been rattled by reports that China is considering halting purchases of US Treasuries in response to the US blocking investment by Chinese companies. The US dollar, Wall Street stocks and Treasuries have all fallen. Mexican and Canadian stocks and their currencies also fell sharply after a Reuters report which cited 2 government officials as saying that President Trump would pull the US out of the North American Free Trade Agreement later this month.
In the latest economic data out of the mainland, annual growth in producer prices last year rose at the fastest pace in 9 years. That has brought to an end 5 consecutive years of contraction. However, consumer prices slowed in 2017 brought down by falls in the price of pork and fresh vegetables.
Toyota and Mazda have confirmed that they have chosen the US state of Alabama as the site for the new $1.6bn US assembly plant they announced last year. The plant, will have an annual production capacity of 300,000 units and create up to 4,000 jobs and is expected to start operation in 2021.
Joining today’s Money Talk are our regular Thursday guest and economist Enzio von Pfeil and Robert Howe the Founder & CEO of Geomatrix. Providing the view from Taiwan is Maurice Lu, deputy Chairman of Sinopac Futures in Taipei.
11/01/2018 - 8:08 Business and Market Discussion
Economist Enzio von Pfeil comments that concern over inflation is yesterday’s news and he adds that the market has been over-reacting.
Robert Howe, the Founder & CEO of Geomatrix, describes China's move to scale back or halt purchases of US government debt as a "bully tactic" and a warning to President Trump over his trade policies.
11/01/2018 - 8:25 View from Taiwan