Squawk Box Asia


  • Lagarde: QE needed if low inflation persists   Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:08 PM ET
    IMF: ECB should adopt QE if low inflation persists

    Speaking to CNBC ahead of a meeting of European finance ministers, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF, discusses what she hopes to see from the European Central Bank.

  • Iraq won't be another Vietnam: Expert   Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:46 PM ET
    Iraq won't be another Vietnam war: Expert

    Tom Henriksen, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, explains why the U.S. dispatch of military advisers to Iraq won't lead to any more intervention

  • Swire: Concerned about 'Occupy Central'   Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:34 PM ET
    Swire: 'Hong Kong's Occupy Central concerns us'

    John Slosar, Chairman of Swire, says the "Occupy Central" movement may not be in Hong Kong's interest if it threatens the city's business climate.

  • How is Swire tackling rising oil prices   Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:23 PM ET
    How is Swire tackling rising oil prices

    John Slosar, Chairman of Swire and Cathay Pacific, outlines the airline's strategy to hedge against volatility in oil prices.

  • Did Citi misuse TDRs in shareholder meetings?   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 9:46 PM ET
    Did Citi misuse TDRs in shareholder meetings?

    David Webb, Editor, Webb-site.com, discusses the issue of how Citibank may be using Taiwan Depositary Receipts (TDRs) to tilt the outcome of shareholder meetings in Hong Kong.

  • Encouraged by market reaction to Fed: Strategist   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 9:09 PM ET
    Encouraged by market reaction to Fed: Strategist

    The overnight gains on Wall Street after the latest FOMC meeting is a "bullish sign" of underlying investor confidence, says Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners.

  • More millionaires call Asia home: Report   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:49 PM ET
    More millionaires call Asia home: Report

    For the first time this year, Asia may have more millionaires than North America. Claire Sauvanaud, Vice President, Capgemini Financial Services, discusses the firm's latest world wealth report.

  • Tracking the impact of China's metal probe   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:38 PM ET
    Tracking the impact of China's metal probe

    Owen Hegarty, Vice Chairman, G-Resources Group, discusses the probe into China's Qingdao port for the improper use of metals as collateral.

  • Manulife: Asia needs more retirement savings   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:15 PM ET
    Married in Asia? You need to start saving more

    Michael Dommermuth, President, International Asset Management, Manulife Asset Management, explains why married couples in Asia are underestimating the costs of retirement.

  • What are the options available for US in Iraq?   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:45 PM ET
    What are US' options to resolve crisis in Iraq?

    Faysal Itani, Resident Fellow at the Atlantic Council, explains why the U.S. is in a tight spot this time when it comes to quelling instability in Iraq.

  • Why Amazon is entering the smartphone market   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:35 PM ET
    Why Amazon is entering the smartphone market

    James McQuivey, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester, says the Fire Phone will allow its users to be within "a finger's reach" from Amazon's online store.

  • Here are the 2 main points in Yellen's testimony   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:18 PM ET
    Here are the 2 main points in Yellen's testimony

    Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, outlines the significance of Fed chair Janet Yellen's statements on inflation and valuations.

  • Weak Q1 led Fed to cut growth forecast: Pro   Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:08 PM ET
    Weak Q1 led Fed to cut US GDP forecast: Pro

    Robert McTeer, Distinguished Fellow, National Center for Policy Analysis, explains why the Fed scaled down its growth forecast for 2014 and how that may affect the timeline for a rate hike.

  • Bad trade data casts a cloud over Japan Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:11 PM ET
    Trucks carrying containers wait in line at a shipping terminal in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

    Japan's exports and imports tumbled in May, raising concern about the outlook for the country as it weathers a rise in consumption tax.

  • SouFun: China property to remain under pressure   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:43 PM ET
    SouFun: China's housing to remain under pressure

    China's property market will remain under pressure until year end, so a rise in home prices and transaction volumes will be unlikely, says Vincent Mo, Executive Chairman, Board of Directors at SouFun.

  • Be patient with China's cooling measures: Pro   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:34 PM ET
    Be patient with China's cooling measures: Pro

    David Ji, Head of Research & Consultancy, Greater China, Knight Frank, says Beijing's efforts to tame home prices are working.

  • Taking a wait-and-see attitude on China: BNP   Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:03 PM ET
    Taking a wait-and-see attitude on China: BNP

    William De Vijlder, Vice-Chairman, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says global investors remain concerned about China's property sector.

  • 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."

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