Peter Lewis: A fast moving and topical business and finance show.



    主持人:Peter Lewis

    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 moneytalk@rthk.hk, post on our Facebook page "Money Talk on RTHK Radio 3 " or find us on twitter "MoneytalkRadio3") .



    Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    Producer price rises in the US have added to inflation fears as the wholesale cost of goods and services rose more than forecast last month. The US producer price index rose 6.2% in April from the same period a year ago, exceeding economists’ forecasts for a 5.9% annual increase. Month-on-month the advance was 0.6%. Core producer prices, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, rose 4.1% from a year ago and 0.7% from the previous month, also exceeding economists’ expectations.

    Shares on Wall Street bounced back Thursday following the steepest three days of declines in seven months. The S&P 500 jumped 1.2% while the Nasdaq Composite closed up 0.7%.
    Asia Pacific markets tumbled yesterday following the sharp drop on Wall Street the previous day. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index sank 512 points or 1.8% to 27, 718, a four-month low. The Hang Seng Tech Index tumbled 3.3%. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite Index ended the day 1% lower at 3,429. The MSCI China Index fell 3%, extending losses from its mid-February high to more than 20% and putting it in a bear market.
    On today’s Money Talk, we’re joined by Francis Lun of GEO Securities and Peter Churchouse from Portwood Capital. With a view from India is Toby Lawson at Societe Generale India.

    14/05/2021 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:03 - 08:35)

    14/05/2021 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion

    Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities suggests that the US Federal Reserve has underestimated the rising prices in commodities and tight labour market, and thinks that interest rates will have to be increased to combat inflation.

    Peter Churchouse, Founder of Portwood Capital says that emerging markets earnings are expected to increase by 36%, and feels that the earnings recovery can drive the equities market higher.

    14/05/2021 - 8:24am View from India

    Toby Lawson, CEO of Societe Generale India reports that Maharashtra state has extended the lockdown for another week as the number of Covid -19 cases in India hovers near a record high.




    Jeff Nankivel, Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao

    Business and Market Discussion / Non-fungible Tokens

    主持人:Peter Lewis

    China’s payments and finance giant, Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, has been ordered by the PBOC to “cut off” the “improper connections'' between its payment platform and its financial products, as part of its rectification programme ordered by regulators. As a result, Ant will apply to become a financial holding company and will be regulated more like a bank.

    Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam yesterday announced plans to relax coronavirus restrictions at restaurants from April 29, under the condition that staff and customers are vaccinated. Currently, restaurants can only operate until 10pm, with a maximum of four customers at each table. The new measures will be introduced in phases, and in the final stage of implementation up to 12 fully vaccinated customers will be able to sit at a table up to 2am.
    The UK government has launched an independent inquiry into collapsed finance company Greensill Capital, which provided supply chain finance to customers, some of whom are now also on the verge of collapse. The scandal has engulfed former UK Prime Minister David Cameron who was an advisor to the company and lobbied government ministers for grants of public money to help the company.
    On today’s Money Talk, we’re joined by Andrew Freris of Ecognosis Advisory and Tariq Dennison from GFM Asset Management. We’re also going to learn about Non-Fungible Tokens with Yat Siu, Co-founder of Animoca Brands.


    13/04/2021 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:03 - 08:35)

    13/04/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory thinks that the Hong Kong government's newly introduced plans for dining out is introducing compulsory vaccination and he is worried about the health risks of the jab.

    Tariq Dennison, Portfolio Manager at GFM Asset Management thinks that the restructuring of Ant Group to regulate it like a bank was inevitable.

    13/04/2021 - 8:23am Non-fungible Tokens

    Yat Siu, Co-founder and non-executive Chairman of Animoca Brands is confident about the new opportunities and benefits that non-fungible tokens can bring to digital ownership and online transactions.

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