Squawk Box Asia


  • Abenomics will revive Japan: JPMorgan   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:07 PM ET
    Abenomics will revive Japan: JPMorgan

    Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at JP Morgan Funds, says Japan's economy is handling the sales tax hike relatively well.

  • Japan tax hike to blame for weak trade data?   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:51 PM ET
    Don't blame tax hike for weak imports: Expert

    Naomi Fink, CEO of Europacifica Consulting, explains why investors needn't be too concerned about a slump in Japanese May exports and imports.

  • Is Iraq seeing an Iran-Saudi Arabia proxy war?   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:32 PM ET
    Is Iraq seeing an Iran-Saudi Arabia proxy war?

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says the crisis in Iraq is developing into an "extension of the Syrian civil war" and a "proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia."

  • Chances of a sooner-than-expected Fed rate hike   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:17 PM ET
    Will the Fed speed up its rate hike timetable?

    Mark Luschini, Chief Investment Strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, discusses the possibility of an interest rate hike in the first quarter of 2015.

  • MasterCard: Focused on safe digital payments   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:43 PM ET
    MasterCard: Aim to provide safe digital payment

    Amid the growing use of smartphones, MasterCard is focused on ensuring the safety and convenience of digital payments, says Philip Yen, General Manager, Digital Technology Global Centre at MasterCard.

  • JPMorgan's top energy picks in Asia   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:35 PM ET
    JPMorgan's top energy picks in Asia

    Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at J.P. Morgan, explains why he likes PetroChina and PTT Exploration & Production.

  • What's hurting Alibaba's revenue growth?   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:23 PM ET
    What's hurting Alibaba's revenue growth?

    Duncan Clark, Chairman & MD at BDA China, attributes Alibaba's slower revenue growth for the first quarter of 2014 to its shift into mobile and seasonal factors in the previous quarter.

  • Global stocks are seeing a rotation: Citi   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:13 PM ET
    Global stocks are seeing a 'rotation': Citi

    Mohammed Apabhai, Head, Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says global markets are seeing a rotation from outperformers like the U.S. and India into laggard markets like China.

  • The favorite frontier market of multinationals   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:36 PM ET
    This is the top frontier market for multinationals

    Richard Leggett, CEO at Frontier Strategy Group, discusses its "Frontier Markets Sentiment Index," which tracks the level of interest that major European and U.S. multinationals show in frontier markets.

  • How will geopolitical tensions impact Asia?   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:22 PM ET
    How will rising geopolitical tension impact Asia

    As tensions in the South China Sea heat up, CNBC's Martin Soong asks security experts what the rise of China means for stability in the region.

  • Over half of investors still positive on EMs: Survey

    Grant Forster, CEO, Australia at Principal Global Investors, discusses the firm's survey where more than half of the respondents are positive about emerging markets, including China.

  • Can Siemens, Mitsubishi succeed in Alstom bid?   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:46 PM ET
    Can Siemens, Mitsubishi succeed in Alstom bid?

    Yukihiro Kumagai, Analyst at Jefferies, says the joint bid by Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is "a little behind" General Electric's formal offer.

  • Former CIA boss: Wary of US-Iran joint effort   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:31 PM ET
    Should the US work with Iran over Iraq?

    James Woolsey, former Director of the CIA from 1993 to 1995, says the U.S. needs to be careful about cooperating with Iran to quell instability in Iraq.

  • Japan finally unveils long-awaited 'third arrow'   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:18 PM ET
    Abenomics, corporate tax cut will spur growth: Pro

    Charles Blankley, CIO of Gemmer Asset Management, says the corporate tax cut and policy proposals put forth by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday will give Japan's economy and stocks a boost later this year.

  • USS George Washington to dock in Hong Kong   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    After the United States sent an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf, one is coming to port in Hong Kong on Monday. CNBC's Susan Li got a sneak peek inside the USS George Washington.

  • Is Beijing ready to do more than mini-stimulus?   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 9:34 PM ET
    Why China is ready to do more than mini-stimulus

    Shen Jianguang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho Securities Asia, explains why he thinks the government will take more concrete steps than "mini-stimulus" to maintain growth.

  • Yuan makes biggest weekly gain since 2011   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 9:16 PM ET
    Yuan makes biggest weekly gain since 2011

    William Ma, Director of Portfolio Manager at Gottex Fund Management, discusses the factors behind the rally in the renminbi.

  • Higher oil prices to impact aviation sector: Expert

    Subhranshu Sekhar Das, Head of Aerospace, Defence & Security Practice at Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific, says higher oil prices due to the crisis in Iraq will have a dire impact on operating costs of airlines.

  • China's questionable level of metal inventories   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 8:19 PM ET
    China will see a pullback in metal financing: Pro

    The recent probe into commodities-backed financing will make institutions more wary about providing such loans to Chinese firms, says Michael Langford, CEO of Fractaux.

  • Iraq isn't 'catastrophic' enough to impact oil: Pro

    The crisis in Iraq is not a "catastrophic event' that will severely impact oil supply and lead to a spike in prices, says Michael Langford, CEO of Fractaux.

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