Asia Business Day Squawk Box Asia


  • Asia Markets

    Asian markets are up Thursday taking their lead from Wall Street's higher close.

  • Trends in the tanker industry

    Intertanko Chairman Nikolas Tsakos says crude below $60 per barrel is good for the tanker service business but this is not reflected in its share price.

  • Alibaba

    Accusations have been made about Alibaba's relationship with its affliates and its accounting practices, explains Wedbush Securities' Gil Luria.

  • US market bright spots

    There are neither catalysts to push U.S. markets higher, nor major risks to the downside, says David Schiegoleit from Private Client Reserve, U.S. Bank.

  • Time to buy in to the mining sector: Widdup

    "It's a great time to buy in a supermarket of opportunity," explains Hedley Widdup of Lion Selection Group, citing Australia's Doray Minerals, Rum Jungle Resources and Auricup Resources as recommendations.

  • UOB's bet on E-Payments

    UOB's Dennis Khoo explains that there unlikely to be any mobile payment adoption issues given the high smartphone penetration rate in Singapore.

  • Fed Hike

    Investors face too many uncertainties such as the Fed hike timing and possibility of Donald Trump as president, says John Petrides from Point View WM.

  • Philanthropy in Asia

    Asian Venture Philanthropy Network CEO Naina Subberwal Batra explains that the platform deploys capital to the social sector based on VC principles.

  • Investing in Emerging Markets

    East Capital's Karine Hirn on EM investment themes such as China's rebalancing and Russia's outperformance.

  • CNBC Exclusive: James Bullard

    St. Louis Fed president James Bullard says the U.S. labor market is strong enough to justify a rate hike, but it's is other factors that are causing hesitance.

  • Nickel Outlook

    Peter Muccilli, CEO of Mincor Resources, says it has an inventory of around 117,000 gold ounces in Western Australia and is hoping to churn out production soon.

  • China's debt dilemma

    Pimco's Raja Mukherji says China's corporate bond market has tripled in size in the past five years and has systemic linkages to the rest of the economy.

  • Fed

    Even if the Fed hikes in June, real rates are still negative which should support equity markets and keep the dollar soft, notes Jefferies's Sean Darby.

  • Asia Markets

    Asian markets opened higher Wednesday after Wall Street gains.

  • Toyota, Uber announce ride-hailing partnership

    Tech firms and automakers have noticed that personal transportation systems are changing and they want in, explains Karl Brauer from Kelley Blue Book.

  • Wall Street

    Tim Seymour from Triogem Asset Management says the Fed is more comfortable with global conditions and likely to hike in July.

  • The Fed

    Stocks need to get a boost from higher earnings driven by revenue growth, explains John Burke from Burke Financial Strategies.

  • Alibaba-Lazada deal

    Lazada has a strong logistics base, but it also has a good position in the ASEAN market as a one-stop shop, says Maximillian Bittner, Lazada CEO.

  • e-commerce in SEA

    Garena's Nick Nash says the top few Southeast Asian-based tech firms could have up to 10 to 15 years of compounded returns ahead of it.

  • is a listing on the cards

    Garena Group President Nick Nash notes that a public listing is part of any private tech firm's long-term aspiration.

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