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") .
The US Federal Reserve has voted unanimously to keep US interest rates unchanged in a range between 2.25%-2.5%. The FOMC doesn’t expect to raise interest rates for the rest of 2019 amid slower economic growth.
President Trump said overnight his administration was considering leaving tariffs on China for a "substantial period". He said that a trade deal with Beijing was "coming along nicely" but “we have to make sure that China lives by the deal." US trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are due to travel to Beijing next week to continue negotiations with Chinese vice-premier Liu He.
On today’ Money Talk to analyse the latest monetary policy decision from the Fed are personal wealth advisor Enzio von Pfeil and Bob Howe of Geomatrix.
For the second consecutive year, the Economist Intelligence Unit has compiled the Worldwide Educating for the Future Index. To tell us more about it, we’re joined by Michael Frank from The Economist Intelligence Unit.
21/03/2019 - 8:08 Business and Market Discussions
21/03/2019 - 8:22 Worldwide Educating for the Future Index
Michael Frank, Senior Analyst in Public Policy at The Economist Intelligence Unit, says that Finland tops this year's Worldwide Educating for the Future Index for its performance in education policies. Mr. Frank adds that there is a huge gap in the education policy environment between Asia's top placed country Singapore and Hong Kong, where a substantial change is needed.