Squawk Box Asia


  • Fmr Fed Mishkin: Holding off taper was reasonable     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Frederic Mishkin, Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at Columbia University and former Federal Reserve governor, says the Fed's decision to hold off on reducing its stimulus was reasonable, but warns of the danger of a bloated balance sheet.

  • Revolutionizing skin care with technology     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    Jean Michel Karam, CEO of high tech beauty and skin care company, IOMA, talks about how the brand personalizes skin care with a technology also used for airplanes and smartphones.

  • Forget taper, watch the Fed's forward guidance     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura is watching the Fed's forward guidance, where he says there could be a change in the central bank's unemployment threshold.

  • New Zealand FinMin: Our door is open to China     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand speaks about the potential impact of TPP on the Asian region and highlights the role of Chinese investments into New Zealand.

  • What impact could the Fed have on New Zealand?     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:07 PM ET

    Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand discusses the nation's current account deficit and explains why he's not worried about the Fonterra dairy scare.

  • This will send US yields back down to 2%     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 6:24 PM ET

    Bill Smith, CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager at SAM Advisors says U.S. bond yields could head back down to 2 percent if the Fed does not announce any reduction in its stimulus.

  • Worth a billion? You may not hit the Rich List Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 12:39 AM ET

    Even if you hit the big time you may not make the coveted Forbes rich list as America's billionaires continue to amass wealth, said editor of Forbes.

  • Why South Korean markets will outperform     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 8:47 PM ET

    Michael Na, Korea Strategist at Nomura believes South Korea is a leveraged play on the global recovery. He thinks Summers' withdraw could slow near term money flow into Seoul.

  • Can the 10 year UST break above 3%?     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays charts the markets, where he says the U.S. 10 year treasury yield could see more buying again at the current levels. He also charts gold and Brent crude.

  • Charles Zhang, Chairman & CEO of Sohu, explains the rationale behind Tencent's minority-stake buy in Sohu's search engine, Sogou.

  • Talk of tapering has sent mortgage rates in the U.S. rising. With Hong Kong so heavily weighted in property, what would higher interest rates mean for that market? CNBC's Emily Tan finds out.

  • Markets make their choice of Fed chief clear     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President & CIO, Merk Investments deciphers why markets are hailing Larry Summers' withdrawal from the Fed race and why Janet Yellen is the addiction markets want more of.

  • Who are America's richest people?     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 6:43 PM ET

    The combined total net worth of the 400 richest Americans exceeds $2 trillion, according to Forbes. Randall Lane, Editor at the publication discusses who made the list this year.

  • US equities are the best place to be: Pro     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Jack Ablin, Executive VP & Chief Investment Officer, BMO Private Bank says U.S. equities are one of the best places to be. He also expects emerging markets in Asia to surprise to the upside.

  • Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank explains his preferences in the global equities space.

  • Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP explains why he is confident on the firm's growth as major global risk events recede. He remains positive on the U.K and German economies.

  • Lessons from Lehman's collapse     Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 6:48 PM ET

    Justin O'Brien, Professor & Director at the Center for Law, Markets & Regulation of the University of New South Wales, explains why banks these days are still too big to fail, too big to manage, and even too big to litigate.

  • Fed will go 'taper-lite' this week: Pro     Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth says the Fed will announce a cut in its stimulus this week but doesn't expect the central bank to scale back by over $10 billion per month.

  • Ignore the scolds: Olympics are great for Japan Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Residents of Olympic bid city Tokyo celebrate while holding Tokyo signs after the announcement of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games host city at Komazawa Olympic Park in Tokyo, Japan.

    Though a number of recent Olympics have disappointed host cities, some experts say Tokyo is poised to benefit from the 2020 games.

  • We’re half way through job cuts: UBS CEO Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 1:18 AM ET
    Sergio Ermotti, chief executive officer of UBS

    UBS is about half way through its planned 10,000 job cuts, said Sergio Ermotti, chief executive officer of Switzerland's biggest bank.

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