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Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has sent US stocks and bonds lower after he failed to reassure investors on the inflation outlook. Mr. Powell said the economic reopening could “create some upward pressure on prices,” but he reiterated that the central bank would be “patient” before changing policy. He noted the recent rise in bond yields but said the Fed would need to see a broader increase across the rate spectrum before considering any action.
05/03/2021 - 8:08am Business and Market Discussion
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities says that rising US bond yields have led to frenzied selling of Hong Kong stocks, which are dependent upon low interest rates.
Sunil Kashyap, Managing Director at Bank of Nova Scotia, commentating on Hong Kong being dropped from the Heritage Foundation’s Economic Freedom Index, believes that it is difficult for countries to achieve a free economy.
05/03/2021 - 8:24am View from India
On today's MoneyTalk, we are joined by our regular Tuesday commentator Connie Bolland, Founder and Chief Economist at Economic Research Analysis. For the second segment, we will be looking into recent trends of business relocations. Sharing their expertise are Alisha Ma, Founder and Managing Director of Halcyon Counsel & Rob Chipman, CEO of Asian Tigers Group.
31/03/2020 - 8:03am Business and Market Discussion
31/03/2020 - 8:17am Relocation trends
Alisha Ma, Founder and Managing Director of Halcyon Counsel, is currently dealing with a surge of Hong Kong professionals (from 25-60 years old) relocating overseas, mainly to Canada, Australia, Great-Britain and New Zealand.
Rob Chipman, CEO of Asian Tigers Group points that his firm recorded an increase of 64 % in outbound shipments for the first quarter of 2020, oustripping any outflow including the Asian Financial Crisis, SARS, or the 2008 downturn. What's more, inbound is down 48%, boding ill for the future.