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

    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Tuesday that the US central bank wants to see economic growth slowing and "clear" evidence of inflation decelerating before ending monetary tightening.  He said if we don't see that, then we'll have to consider moving more aggressively with interest rate rises.

    Mainland China reported 162 local symptomatic Covid cases and 887 asymptomatic cases on Tuesday, for May 16. That was down by a quarter from the previous day. The People’s Daily said on Tuesday that all of Shanghai’s 16 districts have reached the standard of zero Covid at the society level, with the city of 25 million people reporting no community infections for a third straight day. 
    Chinese vice-premier Liu He, met technology executives and industry experts yesterday and pledged “support” for technology companies as the economic slump worsens. He said China “must support the platform economy, and sustain the healthy development of the private economy”. He added that China should better “balance the relationship between the government and the market, and support digital companies to list on domestic and foreign exchanges”. 
    Elon Musk tweeted on Tuesday that the deal to buy Twitter “cannot move forward” until he has clarity on bot numbers. Mr. Musk said he was waiting for information supporting Twitter’s calculation that spam/fake accounts do represent less than 5% of users". “My offer was based on Twitter’s SEC filings being accurate,” Mr. Musk tweeted early Tuesday morning. 
    On today’s Money Talk we’re joined by Mark Michelson at IMA Asia, Jessica Tea from BNP Paribas and RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent, Barry Wood.

    18/05/2022 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:03 - 08:35)

    18/05/2022 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion

    Mark Michelson, Chairman of the Asia CEO Forum at IMA Asia reports that members of his forum are worried about the aggressive rise in interest rates by the US Federal Reserve along with the rise in inflation,

    Jessica Tea, Investment Specialist for Asia Pacific & Greater China Equities at BNP Paribas notes that the geo-political atmosphere between China and the US is tense and is a big risk for China equities.

    RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent, Barry Wood reports that the slowing mainland China economy will have a large impact on the global economy and supply chains.



    Business and Market Discussion

    主持人:Peter Lewis

    Global equities have tumbled once again after the boss of pharmaceuticals firm Moderna cast doubt on the effectiveness of existing vaccines against the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 and hawkish comments from Fed chairman Jerome Powell. Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel told the Financial Times yesterday that the rapid spread of Omicron in South Africa suggested that the current crop of vaccines may need to be modified next year.

    Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said yesterday that the US central bank should consider tapering its bond-buying stimulus more quickly and warned that the variant adds to economic risks and complicates the inflation picture.
    Activity in China’s manufacturing sector unexpectedly expanded last month. China's official manufacturing PMI gauge registered 50.1, up from 49.2 the previous month and beating economists’ forecasts of 49.6. The mainland's official non-manufacturing PMI dropped slightly to 52.3, from 52.4 in October.
    On today’s Money Talk we’re joined by Mark Michelson from IMA Asia, Nick Marro of the Economist Intelligence Unit and RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent, Barry Wood.


    01/12/2021 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:03 - 08:35)

    01/12/2021 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion

    Mark Michelson, Chairman of the Asia CEO Forum at IMA Asia notes that mainland China's manufacturing sector is rebounding as the demand for goods is high.

    Nick Marro, Lead for Global Trade at the Economist Intelligence Unit, predicts that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner than expected to combat inflation.

    RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent, Barry Wood says its too soon to know how the Omicron variant will affect the global economy.

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