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") .
Economic growth on the mainland has beaten expectations, rising 6.4% in the first quarter. It was boosted by an improvement in factory activity which saw its biggest jump in almost five years.
America’s trade deficit unexpectedly shrank to its narrowest level in eight months in February. The trade gap in goods with China fell US$3.1 billion to US$30.1 billion
With us on today's Money Talk are Mark To of Wing Fung Financial Group, and Anthony Chan from Union Bancaire Privée. In the second part of the programme, we’ll be joined by Charles Mok, Legislator representing the IT Functional Constituency.
18/04/2019 - 8:07 Business and Market Discussions
Mark To, Managing Director of Asset Management at Wing Fung Financial Group, is of the view that the massive stimulus on the mainland seen in the first quarter will not be sustainable.
Anthony Chan, Chief Asia Investment Strategist at Union Bancaire Privée, says that the jump in Chinese industrial production to 8.5% in March is surprising, and he forecasts that the stock market will continue to perform well despite a possible setback in the April figures.
18/04/2019 - 8:18 Businesses Under Proposed Change to HK Extradition Law : Charles Mok
Charles Mok, Legislator representing the IT Functional Constituency, says that businesses in Hong Kong have expressed concern over the proposed changes to the extradition law, and they may relocate to other Asian countries where they feel more comfortable and safe, if the amendment to the law is passed.
Chinese markets have reopened after the lunar new year holiday in buoyant mood. The CSI 300 index of blue-chip stocks hit a four-month high and is up almost 10% so far in 2019. Investors poured a record US$9bn into Chinese equities in January, the largest monthly inflow on record.
The US and China have resumed trade talks in Beijing. Lower level officials have started discussions before Vice Premier Liu He meets US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday and Friday.
Joining today’s Money Talk are Mark Michelson of the Asia CEO Forum and William Ma from Noah Holdings. Our view from Japan this week is provided by Naoyuki Yoshino of the Asian Development Bank Institute.
12/02/2019 - 8:07 Business and Market Discussions
Mark Michelson, Chairman of the Asia CEO Forum at IMA Asia, says that the Chinese domestic economy has a major effect on exports from Asia, which in turn drives growth across Asian economies.
William Ma, Chief Investment Officer at Noah Holdings, expects the positive sentiment in mainland equities to continue, and he is witnessing trading flows from US to China.
12/02/2019 - 8:24 View from Japan