Asia Business Day Squawk Box Asia


  • Hong Kong Politics

    Laura Cha, HK Financial Services Development Council chairman, talks about Hong Kong's political environment.

  • Hong Kong's free market

    The Shanghai, Shenzhen and HK markets have their own distinct features and the competition between them is healthy, says Hong Kong FSDC's Laura Cha.

  • China's debt dilemma

    Beijing has the cash to invest more to spur the economy, but the main question is whether it is sustainable, says Qiang Liao from S&P Global Ratings.

  • Chinese yuan

    The risks are still there, from Fed expectations leading to dramatic currency moves to Brexit, notes Joshua Crabb from Old Mutual Global Investors.

  • Asia Markets

    Asian shares opened mostly lower Tuesday following Wall Street's mildly lower close.

  • Markets

    Societe Generale's Guy Stear explains that all the Fed talk is just about raising market's rate expectations but a June or July rate hike is still unlikely.

  • Bayer Monsanto

    Bayer's shareholders were not given any indication that the firm would expand into the crop space, explains Sachin Shah from Albert Fried and Company.

  • US President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during his visit to the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on May 23, 2016. Obama was to meet communist Vietnam's senior leaders on May 23, kicking off a landmark visit that caps two decades of post-war rapprochement, as both countries look to push trade and check Beijing's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea.

    Emphasis is expected to be placed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal and an embargo that prevents Washington from selling arms to Hanoi

  • Thai Coup

    CNBC's Phil Han reports on how Thailand has performed in the two years after the controversial military coup which saw General Prayuth Chan-ocha come into power.

  • China economy

    Deutsche AM's Sean Taylor expects Beijing to start tapering off its fiscal stimulus in the next few months and to focus more on the economy instead of the market.

  • Fed's next move

    The Fed will hold off on tightening policy on the back of Brexit and presidential election risks, says Sean Taylor, APAC CIO of Deutsche Asset Management.

  • China's e-commerce boom

    BDA Chairman Duncan Clark says Alibaba will have to be disciplined in order to maintain its lead.

  • US-China Trade relations

    It's likely the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal won't be passed until after Obama has left the White House, notes Carlos Gutierrez, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

  • Apple

    Any upside potential for Apple shares will be capped at around $100 per share, says Brandon Wendell, master instructor at the Online Trading Academy.

  • Currencies

    Online Trading Academy's Brandon Wendell warns that the yen could be set to weaken because of the potential Fed rate increase in June.

  • Fed will probably hike in June

    The Fed's data-dependence and urgency to normalize rates will likely result in a summer rate hike, says Ron Napier of Napier Investment Advisors.

  • Asia Markets

    Asian shares opened mixed Monday in the wake of Japan's April trade figures.

  • Oil Prices

    FGE Chairman Fereidun Fesharaki says the oil market is stronger because existing players, such as Canada and Nigeria, are facing temporary supply disruptions.

  • US-Vietnam relations

    It is too early to cast judgment on Obama's foreign policy strategies, as the ramifications will play out over years, says Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense.

  • The strong yen came from domestic exporters repatriating overseas earnings, says Ben Sy from JPMorgan Private Bank.

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