Asia Business Day Squawk Box Asia


  • Aussie Markets

    David Roche from Independent Strategy says Australia's inflation rates justify a rate cut, but the economy doesn't need it.

  • Central banks seem increasingly rudderless: Roche

    Investors have decided that the Federal Reserve will not raise rates, which is what's driving financial markets, says Independent Strategy's David Roche.

  • Asia Markets

    Asia markets open mixed on Tuesday, with the ASX 200 down 0.33 percent as investors await the RBA decision due today.

  • Negative Rates

    Standard Chartered's Divya Devesh says negative rates are an experiment for central banks, who're taking a wait-and-see approach to the policy outcome.

  • Aus Tax Cuts

    The Australian budget should wind back on negative gearing and reduce the capital gains tax discount, says Danielle Wood from Grattan Institute.

  • UBS raises $471 million for Oncology impact fund

    UBS WM's Hartmut Issel explains how the Oncology Impact Fund helps to pair wealth management clients with investments driving oncology research.

  • China's speculators' crackdown

    RCMA Asset Management's Michael Coleman explains that the surge of interest in China's commodity futures market was driven by the easing of credit.

  • China Banks

    Chen Shujin from DBS Vickers explains why she is positive on Chinese banks with top picks including Citic Bank and China Construction Bank.

  • Sony FY OP Profit

    Investors are worried about the impact of the Kumamoto earthquake on Sony, explains Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, director at Haitong International.

  • 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.

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