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US consumer prices have climbed at the fastest pace in almost 13 years. The Consumer Price Index was 5% higher in May compared with a year ago, accelerating from a 4.2% annual rate of increase in April. The rise exceeded economists’ forecasts and is the fastest pace since hitting 5.4% in August 2008. Core CPI, which strips out volatile food and energy, rose 3.8% y/y in May, the most since 1992, following a 3% rise in April.
11/06/2021 - 8:08am Business and Market Discussion
Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, thinks that consumer inflation in the US is temporary and is due to the imbalance in demand and supply.
Nick Marro, Lead for Global Trade & Analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit, predicts that the G7 meeting will discuss topics beyond mainland China including climate change and global taxation.
11/06/2021 - 8:24am View from India
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party will choose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's successor around September 15, after Mr. Abe abruptly announced his resignation for health reasons on Friday. In a news conference, Mr Abe declined to name a preferred successor.
China announced Friday new restrictions on exports of artificial-intelligence technology that could complicate the sale of TikTok’s US operations. On Saturday, China’s Xinhua News Agency quoted a government trade adviser as saying that ByteDance should study the new export list and “seriously and cautiously” consider whether or not it should halt its sales negotiations.
On today’s Money Talk, we’re joined by Dickie Wong from Kingston Securities and Ben Quinlan of Quinlan & Associates. With a view from mainland China is Shanghai-based Independent Economist, Andy Xie.
31/08/2020 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
31/08/2020 - 8:23am View from mainland China