Squawk Box Asia


  • Invest in US corporate assets: Expert     Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | 6:32 PM ET

    Kumar Palghat, Managing Director of Kapstream Capital tells CNBC why corporate debts are a good bet right now.

  • IHS: Sept Non-farm payrolls may disappoint     Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS explains why US non-farm payrolls data, due on Wednesday, may be lower than market consensus and how will that impact Fed's tapering agenda.

  • Positioning for a risk-on environment     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 8:53 PM ET

    Marc Desmidt, Managing Director and Head of Alpha Strategies at BlackRock Asia Pacific says stay invested in equities amid a continued risk-on, easy money environment.

  • Investing in wine as an alternative asset class     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Anthony Hansen, Senior Consultant for the International Wine Department at Christie's, discusses the swings in wine prices and how investors use them for both consumption and as an investment.

  • This week's winners and losers     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 8:41 PM ET

    The Asia Squawk Box team takes you through which stories made highlights this week.

  • America downgraded by its largest creditor     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 8:08 PM ET

    China signals unhappiness with Washington's budget deal after local ratings agency Dagong downgraded America's credit rating to 'A-.' The Asia Squawk Box team and Marc Desmidt of BlackRock Asia Pacific weigh in.

  • What to expect from China's GDP report     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 8:05 PM ET

    CNBC's China correspondent Eunice Yoon outlines what investors can expect out of China's September economic reports, including retail sales, FAI & Q3 GDP.

  • What will change when next US crisis knocks?     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Alex Montgomery, Chair / Treasurer, Democrats Abroad HK and Ross Feingold, Chairman, Asia, Republicans Abroad talk about what can be done to prevent a repeat of the U.S. debt crisis.

  • Oxford: Demand for MBA degrees remain strong     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Peter Tufano, Dean of Said Business School, University of Oxford says students from emerging markets continue to flock to business school. He also describes rising interest in entrepreneurship programs.

  • Trading US T-bills post Washington's debt deal     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 6:52 PM ET

    David Keeble, Head of Fixed-income Strategy at Credit Agricole CIB says Republicans aren't likely to face down the debt debate next year and advises investors to search for cheap, short term T-bills.

  • US data to suggest growth is sub-par: Pro     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    Austan Goolsbee, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, says setting the U.S. growth agenda is most important as the market braces for a slew of data.

  • Here's why the dollar sell-off may continue     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 6:22 PM ET

    Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist of BNY Mellon says delayed expectations of Fed tapering could undermine the dollar as well as America's balance of payments issues.

  • Time to buy risky assets: Pro     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    David Kotok, Chairman & CIO at Cumberland Advisors says time is ripe to invest in risky assets as Europe turns a corner and some EMs look like a buy on dips.

  • Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group, says the re-opening of the U.S. government is a win for U.S. President Barack Obama, but cautions that the level of dysfunction in Congress still hasn't gone away.

  • US crisis over, will China re-think Treasury assets? Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 12:57 AM ET

    Big holders of Treasurys such as China and Japan might not look to significantly diversify away from U.S. government bonds, analysts say.

  • Forget gold, the VIX is the new safe haven Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:47 PM ET

    With gold's safe-haven status eroding, analysts say volatility indexes like the VIX are becoming the preferred method for hedging risk.

  • Why its time for Asian sovereign bonds to pop     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 8:52 PM ET

    Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Citi says emerging market equities and high-yield Asian sovereign debt like the Sri Lankan national savings bond could rally in the aftermath of a US debt deal.

  • What happens to gold now that US has a deal?     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Yoni Jacobs, Chief Investment Strategist, Chart Prophet Capital and Ed Moy, Chief Strategist, Morgan Gold go head to head on the outlook for gold after the U.S. debt ceiling debacle.

  • US debt deal: The pros and the cons     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Mark Olson, Co-Chairman of Treliant Risk Advisors says the debt deal is just kicking the can down the road however there are some positives.

  • Debt debacle to shave over 1% off US growth: Pro     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard Kennedy School explains how the debt ceiling debacle will have a long-lasting effect on investor faith in the U.S.

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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  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.

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