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") .
On today's Money Talk, our panel of market experts providing an in-depth analysis of the US-China trade dispute and other business headlines consists of Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust Limited; Karine Hirn, Partner at East Capital; and RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent Barry Wood in Washington DC.
22/05/2019 - 8:08 Business and Market Discussions
Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust, comments that blocking Google products from Huawei phones will cause the Chinese tech-giant to develop its own operating system, and if Huawei continues to be the world's largest mobile phone distributor, such a move may turn out eventually to be very bad for Google.
Talking about the Indian general election, Karine Hirn, Partner at East Capital, says that it's good news that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who's likely to be re-elected, has a big reform agenda in areas including employment and infrastructure.
RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent Barry Wood says the additional tariffs on Chinese products has made US shoe retailers come out and demand a resolution to the trade dispute, and he expects more US companies will soon raise their voices.
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.