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The world’s first travel bubble came into operation yesterday. The long-awaited Australia-New Zealand travel bubble means visitors no longer need to quarantine on arrival and thousands of passengers waited to board flights on Monday. Qantas increased its daily flights between the two countries from one to 16 to meet demand and the airline has brought 600 people back to work.
20/04/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
David Roche, President and Global Strategist at Independent Strategy suggests that mainland China's economy is returning to normal but thinks that the trend growth rate has been permanently changed by the pandemic.
Louis Kuijs, Head of Asia Economics at Oxford Economics thinks that the US is in a leading position in the global economic recovery and growth is ahead of predictions compared to 2 years ago due to stimulus policies.
20/04/2021 - 8:24am View from Japan
The Hong Kong government has announced that, from Friday, dine-in services will be allowed at restaurants in the evenings and entertainment venues such as cinemas will reopen as it eases some of the toughest social distancing restrictions implemented in the city to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Chief Executive Carrie Lam called on residents to support the territory-wide testing scheme saying it would kick start the city’s economy.
26/08/2020 - 8:08am Business and Market Discussion
Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust expects the dual Hong Kong - Shanghai listing of Ant Group to be popular amongst investors and provide a big boost to the Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges.
Khiem Do, Head of Greater China Investments at Barings says that the commitment to the US-China Phase 1 trade deal by the two countries' trade negotiators will boost US markets.
RTHK's International Economics Correspondent Barry Wood compares the US efforts to combat Covid-19 with Hong Kong, where 40,000 new infections were reported across the United States yesterday.