Squawk Box Asia


  • Aus Trade Min: We are 'attractive' for investments  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:37 PM ET

    Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, comments on recent declines in the Chinese yuan and how trends in the Aussie is making Australia an attractive place to invest in.

  • Aus Trade Min: 'TPP deal making progress'  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal is 80 percent completed, says Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, adding that current negotiations on market access issues have made progress.

  • 'No deadline for TPP': US Trade Rep  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says officials from the Trans-pacific Partnership (TPP) will 'take as long as it takes' to reach a 'high-standard' deal. Latest round of talks have concluded in Singapore without reaching an agreement.

  • Emerging markets not a good buy now: Pro  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    Investors should hold off on emerging markets till end of the year, due to lingering currency risks in a few emerging economies, says Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management.

  • Gold to see a double-digit decline: UBS  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head of Nontraditional Asset Classes at UBS Wealth Management, explains why the prices of the precious metal may see a bearish decline of double-digit this year.

  • BlackBerry's renewed focus on BBM  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen tells CNBC's Louisa Bojesen how he feels about the Facebook-WhatsApp deal and his take on the value of the BBM messaging service.

  • 3 ways to look at yuan's slide: Westpac  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:32 PM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, lays out three plausible explanations for recent unusually steep declines in the Chinese renminbi.

  • 2014 to be a comeback year for M&A?  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:24 PM ET

    Mike Sorrentino, Chief Strategist at Global Financial Private Capital, says 2014 could see a return of merger and acquisition activities (M&A), as firms deem the economy on recovery.

  • Why Yellen's testimony could be a 'non-event'  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    The Fed's chair Janet Yellen is due to give her second testimony on the Fed's monetary policy on Thursday. Mike Sorrentino, Chief Strategist at Global Financial Private Capital, explains why it could be a 'non-event' for markets.

  • China's renminbi in focus  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    Unusually steep declines in the Chinese yuan has caught many traders by surprise. What are the factors and possible implications? CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.

  • Watch oil prices, they may be about to pop Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:14 PM ET

    Growing global demand could help boost U.S. crude price by some 36 percent, one analyst told CNBC.

  • Will the BBM be a game-changer for BlackBerry?  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    BlackBerry has launched its messaging service on the Windows Phone and brand new Nokia X handset. Can the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) help it to battle its way back into the telecoms market? CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • Should investors turn to emerging markets?  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Noting that emerging markets have been 'beaten up unfairly' since last year, Julie Dickson, EM Equity Portfolio Manager at Ashmore Investment Management, says these markets now hold 'fantastic value', especially in Asia.

  • HSBC's results don't look that bad: Fitch  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:22 PM ET

    Despite a fall in group revenue, Sabine Bauer, Senior Director, Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings, says HSBC's earnings remains diversified and is well-equipped to deal with unexpected risks.

  • EMs still facing challenges: UBS  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, explains why he thinks the outlook for emerging markets still remains lackluster.

  • Will 2014 be another good year for US stocks?  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds says there's more upside for multiples and earnings in the U.S. and markets there could see high single digits to low teens returns.

  • Abenomics will take time: Pro  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Abenomics need lag time to work, says Jonathan Slone, CEO of CLSA, adding that secondary effects have started to realize which will likely boost growth, albeit at a slower pace.

  • Japan has 'massive gaming potential': Pro  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Should Japan legalize casino gambling, the Land of the Rising Sun could become the world's third largest gaming market after the U.S. and Macau, says Jonathan Slone, CEO of CLSA.

  • What's brewing for Starbucks in China  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Responding to recent criticism about its pricing practices in China, John Culver, Group President, China & Asia Pacific at Starbucks, says prices reflect the true cost of its operations in the mainland.

  • Why the Fed will not quicken taper  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    With the U.S. economy still weak and a potential inventory correction, Marie Owens Thomsen, Chief Economist at Credit Agricole Private Banking, says the Fed is unlikely to speed up its taper plans.

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