Asia Business Day Squawk Box Asia


  • BOJ Easing

    The Nikkei is expected to face downside pressure but that could change if policymakers hint at more stimulus, say AMP Capital Investors' Shane Oliver.

  • Space X & NASA's 2018 Mars mission

    SpaceX and NASA are planning a Mars mission in the Dragon V2 spacecraft. CNBC's Phil Han has more.

  • Pharma

    Pharmaceuticals need scale in order to negotiate with their healthcare sector counterparts, says H.C. Wainwright's Raghuram Selvaraju

  • BOJ

    HSBC's Izumi Devalier explains that the BOJ's decision was an unpleasant surprise for markets but that could be because of bigger strategic considerations.

  • United States Q1 GDP

    The expected returns of hedge funds have not changed like bond yields have, explains Hartmut Issel from UBS Wealth Management.

  • Asia Markets

    Asian markets open mixed on Friday, while Japan's Nikkei 225 is closed for a public holiday.

  • Airbus CEO: 2016 a challenging year

    Air traffic might be rising, but airlines' problems are starting to weigh on Airbus and Boeing's earnings, says Ken Herbert from Canaccord Genuity.

  • Bank of Japan

    UBS Wealth Management's Hartmut Issel describes BOJ's Kuroda as a central banker who does not like predictability or incremental policy change.

  • Carl Icahn sells stake in Apple

    Drexel Hamilton's Brian White explains that there is a lot of uncertainty that the iPhone cycle has hit a bottom.

  • Bank of Japan rates

    MFS Investment Management's Jim Swanson says central banks need fiscal cooperation and structural reform to support the economy as well.

  • Matchmakers

    "Matchmakers" author David Evans uses case studies to illustrate the failures and successes of disruptive tech firms such as Uber, YouTube and AirBnb.

  • PCCW's expansion plans

    PCCW Media Group MD Janice Lee tells CNBC that there is a demand in the region for relevant Asian content, which sets Viu apart from global players.

  • China March house prices

    Dickie Wong from Kingston Securities says Hong Kong market sentiment is on the uptick, partially because the Fed held rates steady.

  • UBS's expansion into greater China

    There's one new billionaire in China created every week, says Amy Lo, greater China head of wealth management at UBS.

  • MNC Group's business outlook

    Hary Tanoesoedibjo, MNC Group president and CEO, identifies challenges in Indonesia that hinder OTT content from taking off.

  • Japan march data

    JPMorgan Asset Management's Kerry Craig says there ought to be fiscal and structural changes to support the monetary policy in Japan.

  • Steve Jobs

    Apple's iTunes, which started in 2003, grew to become the biggest online music retailer in the world by 2010.

  • Bank of Japan

    The BOJ will have to make a move, given softer economic data and negative rates' impact on financial markets, says Kerry Craig from JPMorgan AM.

  • Asia Markets

    Asia markets open higher on Thursday, awaiting the BOJ's policy decision after a two-day meeting.

  • Japan Data

    Invesco Asset Management Japan's Alex Sato says Japan's recent economic data are a mixed bag and expects the BOJ to hold off on stimulus until June.

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