Every Wednesday Barry is a featured commentator on global financial and economic issues on RTHK radio in Hong Kong. Click on the links below to hear some of his shows.

October 5, 2022 Money Talk

Host Peter Lewis, Barry, Patrick Bennett and Marc Franklin in Hong Kong discuss the parlous state of the global economy, last week’s collapse of the British pound and the outlook for further interest rate rises in the US. Listen

Likewise, on Monday mornings (HK time) Barry is interviewed on global and US financial and economic developments by Hong Kong Today host Mike Weeks or Samantha Butler.

October 3, 2022 Hong Kong Today

Barry and Samantha Butler discuss the devastation caused in Florida by hurricane Ian, slumping equity markets, and the impact of the sharp collapse of the British pound. Listen

September 1, 2021 Money Talk, a discussion of economic slowdown in China, supply chain problems, and a backup of ships trying to enter west coast American ports. Host Peter Lewis talks to Barry, Mark Michelson, and Li Xia. Listen

  • October 21, 2020, Money Talk, what’s going to happen in the US presidential election? Listen
  • August 26, 2020, Money Talk, discussion of phase 1 of the US China trade deal Listen
  • June 29, 2020 HK Today, discussion of President Trump’s response to the Corona virus Listen
  • January 29, 2020.  Listen
  • February 5, 2020.  Listen
  • February 12, 2020 Listen
  • February 19, 2020 Listen
  • February 26, 2020 Listen

2019 Shows:

  • March 4, 2019. Barry says that he does not see a dramatically slowing US economy but a steady one with a slower pace of growth. Listen
  • June 5, 2019.  Federal Reserve Board chairman Jay Powell ignites a market rally by suggesting in Chicago that the Fed may cut rates to keep the US expansion going.  Listen
  •  July 1, 2019, In the 9:00 hour Peter Lewis talks to Barry in Shanghai about the results of the G20 summit in Osaka and President Trump’s visit to Korea. Listen    
  • September 9, 2019, Barry, Stewart Aldcroft and Will Denyer join Peter in discussing the global outlook, US China trade and the Hong Kong protests. Listen 
  • September 25, 2019, Barry, David Roche and Steve Wang join Peter Lewis discussing the markets, global slowdown and Democratic moves to impeach President Donald Trump. Listen
  • October 2, 2019, Barry, Stewart Aldcroft and Peter Churchouse discuss the slowdown in global trade, impeachment and weakness in equity markets. Listen

2018 Shows:

  • March 7, 2018. Cohn leaves White House, discussion of steel/aluminum tariffs and protectionism.Listen
  • March 14, 2018. Tillerson is fired, US inflation is relatively tame, and heightened fears of a trade war.  Listen
  • April 4, 2018. Discussion of the tit for tat trade skirmishes between the Trump administration and China. Listen
  • August 8, 2018. Discussion of Tesla possibly going private and Apple being drawn into the US-China trade war. Listen
  • October 8, 2018. Discussion of the political impact of the contentious process of confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court. Listen