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 every weekday morning 8 to 8:30 a.m. 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 "MoneytalkRadio3") .
In his first 24 hours as President, Joe Biden has issued 25 executive orders to unwind some of the Trump agenda of the last four years. These include orders for the US to rejoin the World Health Organisation, the Paris Climate Accord, a commitment to racial equality, a "100-day masking challenge" to promote the wearing of face masks across the US, and an order overturning Donald Trump's travel ban. He also signed another 10 orders Thursday to boost the fight against Covid. He vowed to prioritise the "four overlapping and compounding crises" of COVID-19, the economy, climate change and racial inequality.
22/01/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
22/01/2021 - 8:24am View from mainland China
On today's Money Talk, we're joined by Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust; Ben Quinlan, CEO & Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates; and RTHK's International Economics Correspondent Barry Wood.
30/12/2020 - Part 1
Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust, says that governments need to to take advantage of low interest rates as they reduce risks of falling into debt traps.
Ben Quinlan, CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates, expects capitalisation and digital transformation to remain boosters of the economy, but he warns of rising uncertainty over the direction which interest rates will move.
RTHK's International Economics Correspondent Barry Wood highlights that precarity in the US is mainly driven by job insecurity, rather than unemployment.