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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 from 8 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. every weekday morning 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 "MoneytalkR3") .

Episodios

  • Business and Market Discussion

    Business and Market Discussion

    05/05/2021 Duración: 31min

     Retail sales in Hong Kong fell short of expectations, rising 20.1% year-on-year in March. Economists had been expecting a rise of 34%, an improvement on the 30% growth seen in February. Sales, which were provisionally estimated at HK$27.6 billion, hav...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from Japan

    Business and Market Discussion / View from Japan

    04/05/2021 Duración: 32min

     Hong Kong’s economy rebounded sharply in the first quarter, after declining for a record six quarters, posting year-on-year growth of 7.8% growth. That was the fastest pace in 11 years. The quarter-on-quarter expansion reached 5.3%, well above economi...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    03/05/2021 Duración: 32min

     The latest official PMI data from China showed business sentiment down more than expected and suggests that the rebound in the mainland economy may be slowing. China's official manufacturing PMI for April came in at 51.1, compared to expectations of 5...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    30/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     The US economic rebound accelerated in the first quarter. GDP grew by a better-than-expected annualised rate of 6.4%, up from 4.3% in the final three months of 2020, the quickest first quarter growth since 1984. Economic growth received a boost from m...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from Taiwan

    Business and Market Discussion / View from Taiwan

    29/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     The US Federal Reserve has left interest rates and its bond buying programme unchanged despite revising up the outlook for growth and inflation. In a unanimous decision, it held the federal funds rate at its target range between 0 and 0.25% and said i...

  • Business and Market Discussion

    Business and Market Discussion

    28/04/2021 Duración: 31min

     Hong Kong diners will be asked to prove that they have been vaccinated when entering restaurants that have been allowed to stay open until 2am, the government said on Tuesday, as it announced the reopening of pubs and clubs as part of relaxed social d...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from Japan

    Business and Market Discussion / View from Japan

    27/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     Hong Kong and Singapore announced yesterday that the long-awaited “travel bubble” will start on May 26 at the earliest, following the easing of the coronavirus situation in the two places. Under the agreement, residents will be allowed to travel betwe...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    26/04/2021 Duración: 32min

    President Joe Biden’s plans to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans has been met with a chorus of disapproval from US investors. The proposals include a doubling of capital gains tax for people earning more than US$1m, to fund large increases in edu...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    23/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     President Biden has pledged the US will halve its carbon emissions by the end of the decade. Speaking at the virtual climate summit, to coincide with Earth Day, the President said we are in a "decisive decade" for tackling climate change as other coun...

  • Business and Market Discussion / Digital Yuan

    Business and Market Discussion / Digital Yuan

    22/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     President Xi Jinping will attend US President Joe Biden's virtual climate summit later today, to coincide with Earth Day. President Biden has invited 40 world leaders to the meeting and China’s foreign ministry said President Xi will give an "importan...

  • Business and Market Discussion

    Business and Market Discussion

    21/04/2021 Duración: 31min

     President Xi Jinping has called for a fairer new world order and warned against an economic decoupling between China and the USA. In a thinly veiled attack on America, he said the rules set by one country cannot be imposed on others and “international...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from Japan

    Business and Market Discussion / View from Japan

    20/04/2021 Duración: 31min

     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 ...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    19/04/2021 Duración: 32min

    China’s GDP jumped 18.3% year-on-year in the first three months of 2021, the fastest rate since records began in 1992 but slightly below economists’ forecasts for 19% growth. But on a quarter-on-quarter basis the economy expanded just 0.6%, well below ...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    16/04/2021 Duración: 31min

     Progress with the vaccination campaign in the United States has sparked a sharp rebound in jobs and spending. Initial jobless claims fell by 193,000 to 576,000 in the week ending April 10, a pandemic era low. Retail sales surged by a seasonally adjust...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from Taiwan

    Business and Market Discussion / View from Taiwan

    15/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     Crypto-trading platform Coinbase closed its first day of trading on the NASDAQ at $328 compared to a reference price of $250, valuing the cryptocurrency exchange at $86bn. Founded in 2012, the direct listing propels Coinbase into one of the top 100 mo...

  • Business and Market Discussion

    Business and Market Discussion

    14/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     China yesterday ordered 34 internet companies to rectify their anti-competitive practices within the next month. The State Administration for Market Regulation summoned companies including Tencent, Meituan, Baidu, JD.com and Bytedance and told them it...

  • Business and Market Discussion / Non-fungible Tokens

    Business and Market Discussion / Non-fungible Tokens

    13/04/2021 Duración: 31min

     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 re...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    Business and Market Discussion / View from mainland China

    12/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     China’s State Administration for Market Regulation has fined Alibaba a record 18.2 billion yuan (US$2.8bn), representing 4% of its domestic sales in 2019, in its anti-monopoly probe. Regulators have been investigating the world’s biggest online retail...

  • Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    Business and Market Discussion / View from India

    09/04/2021 Duración: 32min

     The Biden Administration is ramping up its calls for a global minimum corporation tax. Yesterday it laid out proposals for the world’s largest multinational companies to pay levies to national governments based on their sales in each country, regardle...

  • Business and Market Discussion / Global Sovereign Ratings

    Business and Market Discussion / Global Sovereign Ratings

    08/04/2021 Duración: 31min

     The International Monetary Fund has called on governments to raise taxes on the wealthy to help pay for the cost of Covid and to reduce inequality. The Fund said a temporary tax on wealth or high incomes “would help the worst affected by the pandemic ...

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