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") .
Reviewing the latest business headlines on Wednesday's Money Talk are Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust; Karine Hirn, Partner at East Capital; and RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent, Barry Wood, in Washington D.C.
20/06/2018 - 8:09 Business and Market Discussion
Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust, says US President Trump has been making blustering and over-the-top statements in order to pressure China on trade.
Karine Hirn, Partner at East Capital, warns that investors in risk assets should remain careful as global liquidity has started to shrink.
RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent, Barry Wood, questions whether the US can easily get out of the trade war, after starting it.
The US President Donald Trump has signed his much discussed steel and aluminum tariffs. 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum. There are temporary exemptions for Canada and Mexico.
Forecasting the possible market reactions on today's Money Talk are Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, and Quentin Webb, Asia Financial Editor at Reuters Breakingviews. Giving us a view from down-under is Toby Lawson, Head of Global Markets at Societe Generale in Sydney.
09/03/2018 - 8:07 Business and Market Discussion
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, points out that 5G telecom technology can be used for military purposes, and therefore the US is concerned about whether it will fall behind while many Asian countries have been establishing standards for 5G.
Quentin Webb, Asia Financial Editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says the US Section 301 action sets the practice for penalising Chinese infringements of US intellectual property rights, and opens up the door for much bigger penalties directed entirely at China.
09/03/2018 - 8:20 View from Australia