Squawk Box Asia


  • Is America's role in global market still strong?     Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    Deborah Wince Smith, President & CEO of the U.S. Council on Competitiveness says the U.S. must work on boosting its workforce and skills agenda.

  • China makes right noises on yuan, but doubts remain Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 10:31 PM ET

    China's central bank is making all the right noises on opening up its domestic currency, but analysts warn concrete action is still a long way off.

  • Bernanke backs Yellen's 'easy' policy Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Fed will maintain ultra-easy U.S. monetary policy "for as long as needed."

  • Jack Sim, Founder of the World Toilet Organization stresses the importance for governments to seek solutions to poor sanitation facilities.

  • Inflation will raise pressure on BOJ: Pro     Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC is not expecting any changes from the Bank of Japan's policy meeting and thinks inflation will weigh on the central bank's agenda.

  • The threat of deflation     Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 7:11 PM ET

    Richard Duncan, Chief Economist at Blackhorse Asset Management says QE has caused an enormous credit bubble which could deflate and cause extreme deflation around the world.

  • Doing business in North Korea     Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Joseph Naemi, Director at HBOil talks about the impact of sanctions, risks & opportunities in Mongolia and North Korea.

  • Is China's yuan reform really a big deal?     Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:36 PM ET

    Simon Derrick, Chief Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon highlights the importance of the PBOC's move to widen the yuan's trading band and explains how that will be dollar negative.

  • Bitcoin falls as much as $400 amid bubble talk Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 11:12 AM ET
    A user prepares to purchase an amount of Bitcoin currency for sale on an internet website.

    Bitcoin's strong rally this week in the run-up to and following a U.S. Senate hearing on Monday, has led to the re-emergence of bubble fears.

  • 'Asia Pivot' best summed up by... LL Cool J?     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    Kirk Wagar, the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, quotes rapper LL Cool J in describing President Obama's 'Asia pivot' strategy.

  • Jim Sinclair, chairman of the Independent Advisory Board at the Singapore Precious Metals Exchange, explains why precious metals are an alternative to fiat currencies as the U.S. heads towards hyperinflation.

  • Europe's economy to expand 1.1% in 2014: UBS     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Andrew Cates, Senior International Economist at UBS Investment Bank says Europe's economy should expand at a reasonably robust pace in 2014 and contribute to the global growth equation.

  • BNY Mellon expands footprint into Asia     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Alan Harden, Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Investment Management Asia Pacific discusses the group's plans to broaden its suite of investment services in Asia.

  • Why ECB has not been meeting its mandate     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European Head of Global Markets Research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ says the ECB will be forced into action as it's mandate remains unfulfilled.

  • How serious is China about the environment?     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 6:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris explains the environment-related reforms outlined in the government's policy blueprint.

  • Large cap stocks look undervalued: Pro     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    John Buckingham, CIO at Al Frank Asset Management outlines the companies that are trading at inexpensive values.

  • Dollar bears face letdown on Fed forward guidance Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 1:43 AM ET

    The dollar index will likely extend its slide this week on expectations that top Federal Reserve policymakers believe it's still too early to taper.

  • What’s hot on Asia’s market agenda this week Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | 9:34 PM ET

    In focus for Asia this week, China's manufacturing activity, a speech by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, Japanese export data and a Bank of Japan meeting.

  • Has China lost the urge to splurge?     Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | 7:22 PM ET

    Charles Yan, Head of Greater China Consumer Research, Standard Chartered Bank says that while luxury consumption in China has fallen, consumers have increased their spending overseas.

  • Chi Lo, Senior Strategist, Greater China, BNP Paribas Investment Partners and Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC say shadow banking and credit risks could still rise in the next few years despite China's reform plans.

About Squawk Box Asia

  • Bernie Lo and Susan Li co-anchor Squawk Box from CNBC's Hong Kong studio. Squawk Box, the marquee brand in business news, is where enlightening and engaging conversations about the top stories of the day take place. Get all your news and hear the views of top CEOs, influential asset managers and newsmakers. The programme also launches you into the Asia trading day, covering key market opens, including Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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