Squawk Box Asia


  • Don't Fight the Fed or the BOJ: Expert     Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets says North Asia is facing stiff headwinds. He thinks developed market assets will be the trading theme for 2013 due to aggressive easing by the Fed and the BOJ.

  • Yen Could Be Headed for Another 10% Drop Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 9:02 PM ET

    It's a long stretch to set this as a target, but any sustained breakout above 102 has 111 as the next target, says this chartist.

  • Key Issues Dominating Malaysian Elections     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Karim Raslan, Group CEO of KRA Group says the key issues dominating Malaysia's upcoming elections will be socioeconomic. He says the campaigns are about redressing Malaysians at the bottom of the socioeconomic scale.

  • What Is the Right Level for the Yen?     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says the Japanese currency could go to as much as 130 versus the dollar if the Bank of Japan continues its liquidity pumping measures.

  • HK Officials on Alert for H7N9 Virus     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Sophia Chan, Under Secretary of the Food & Health Bureau in Hong Kong, says there is no case of the latest strain of bird flu virus in the city, but is stepping up prevention and surveillance.

  • The Best Trade in Town: Pro     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura says to be long USD/JPY is the best trade in town. He is anticipating a lot of capital to flow out of Japan on the back of BOJ's aggressive easing steps.

  • Wal-Mart's Prospects In India     Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Anil Gupta, Professor of Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship at University of Maryland, says the picture for Wal-Mart in India is looking brighter from a policy point of view, but the entrenched bureaucracy is a different story.

  • Dollar-Yen May Hit 100 This Week: Pro     Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Director and Strategist at CLSA discusses the momentum in Japanese financial markets and how it may lead the yen to hit 100 by the end of the week.

  • Tou Chen Chang, Managing Director and Head of Global Banking, South East Asia at HSBC, explains why he doesn't believe a weak yen will reduce outbound M&A activity from Japan.

  • No Reason to Fight the BOJ: Pro     Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says the time is ripe to get back into Japanese equities as the central bank pulls out all stops to get the economy moving.

  • Nikkei Surges to 4.5-Year High; Rest of Asia Falls Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:25 AM ET

    A new chapter opened for Tokyo risk assets on Friday as the Nikkei index surged past the 13,000 mark after the Bank of Japan unleashed a monetary onslaught of $1.4 trillion in stimulus, but the rest of Asia's stock markets tumbled to multi-month lows.

  • Nikkei Erupts and This Time It May Be Different Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    The Nikkei surged by up to 4.7 percent a day after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) gave investors what they were waiting for, and analysts say the current rally is gaining a momentum of its own and not simply riding on a weakening yen.

  • Digital Realty on Data Center Trends: CEO     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Michael Foust, CEO at Digital Realty, speaks about the cost effectiveness of data centers and current trends in the industry along with business model, growth prospects and the company's acquisition plans.

  • Gradual Recovery On Track For Japan: Pro     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Hiroshi Watanabe, President & CEO at Japan Bank for International Cooperation is optimistic on Japan markets with Shinzo Abe at the helm and Haruhiko Kuroda at the BOJ. He expects the inflation rate and wages to rise.

  • North Korea's Need to Maintain Legitimacy     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Sean King, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies says North Korea's need to sustain legitimacy at home is driving it to threaten an attack but neither Obama nor Park Geun-hye are about to bow to the pressure.

  • Andrew Sheng, Chief Advisor at China Banking Regulatory Commission discusses the state of China's banking sector, saying the industry continues to grow despite the nation's shadow banking practices.

  • Samsung to Enjoy Market Dominance: Pro     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Mehdi Hosseini, Senior Analyst and Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group discusses the outlook for Samsung Electronics after the tech giant topped forecasts for Q1 net profit.

  • Stiglitz: Japan QE May Outshine US     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Joseph Stiglitz, Professor at Columbia University and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner says he's hopeful that Japanese stimulus will produce a bigger domestic effect than the U.S QE program.

  • Joseph Stiglitz, Professor at Columbia University and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner, discusses why he thinks the Bank of Japan's stimulus program is likely to be more successful than the U.S. Federal Reserve's QE programs.

  • Yen Moves Suggest Bank of Japan Will Disappoint Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:54 PM ET

    Investors shrugged off expectations for big, bold stimulus from Japan's central bank on Thursday, as the yen managed to cling onto near one-month highs against the U.S. dollar.

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