Name of podcast: 第一财经（dì yī cái jīng）
What topics are covered? It delivers you the latest news and events happening in the financial and economic zones; this is a financial podcast.
Why is it good to listen to? Through this podcast you will learn much knowledge of finance and economy, besides the host, there are also several experts in these areas appearing in the studio as guests. They’re usually financial professors in top universities in China or people who have worked in these fields for many years with solid experience. The analysis of financial and economic events is very professional and informative.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can go to http://www.lizhi.fm/307348/ .
How often are the podcasts updated? It’s updated 3 times a week.
Length of the podcast: It’s about 25 mins each time.
Description of the podcast: There’s one female host in the program and she has a Shanghai accent. She speaks very standard and clear Mandarin, while the guest experts generally have some strong Northern Chinese accents, but they’re still understandable. As this podcast contains some financial and economic terms, it might be a little bit difficult to understand if you don’t have related background knowledge in Chinese. One main part in each episode helps you learn a lot about the development of Chinese economy .Through this podcast you will have a better understanding of finance and economy, which will expand your knowledge area.
Summary: This podcast is very useful for those who want to do business with Chinese people or learn more about finance and economy globally, you can pick up some business Chinese words in this program. The speaking speed in this podcast is not very fast, which won’t be too hard for Chinese learners to catch if you know the specialist vocabulary.