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On today’s Money Talk, we’re joined by Andrew Freris of Ecognosis Advisory and Le Xia from BBVA. With a view from Singapore is Geoff Howie at the Singapore Exchange.
30/09/2022 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, thinks that the Bank of England's policies to combat the depreciating British Stirling is absurd, and will not help the country in the long term.
Le Xia, Asia Chief Economist from BBVA, sees minor improvements in mainland China's service and manufacturing sector, but thinks the country needs to loosen up pandemic measures in order for the economy to go forward.
30/09/2022 - 8:24am View from Singapore
In a flurry of central bank monetary policy tightening around the world in the past 24 hours, eight out of eleven central banks that met yesterday have raised interest rates, following the Fed’s decision to hike its main policy rate by 75bps. Yesterday morning, Hong Kong’s defacto central bank, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority raised the city’s base rate by 75bps to a 14-year high of 3.5%, effective immediately.
23/09/2022 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, finds it fascinating that Turkey's central bank has cut its interest rates by 100 basis points despite the country being deep into inflation.
Sunil Kayshap, Director at FinMet, suggests that the SAR government 's decision to open up the city is a measure to counter the rise in global interest rates.
23/09/2022 - 8:25am View from South Korea