Squawk Box Asia


  • Stocks are the best place to be: Pro  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, explains why he still favors equities over bonds or cash.

  • Why Russia won't turn off the gas  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, says Russia can't afford to stop exporting gas given its weak economy.

  • Yahoo: Working on product innovation for Asia  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    Rose Tsou, Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific at Yahoo, discusses the firm's launch of a new homepage in Asia as it plans to boost its competitiveness in the region's search engine space.

  • Search for MH370 enters day 10  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    George Hamlin, President of Hamlin Transportation Consulting, says satellite data from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight has expanded the search area exponentially.

  • Todd Youngberg, Head of High Yield at Aviva Investors, says high-yield bonds are a great way to diversify against interest rates and equity volatility, with an expected return of 3 to 6 percent for the year.

  • Is it time to look to the high-yield market?  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Todd Youngberg, Head of High Yield at Aviva Investors, explains how the high-yield market has outperformed equity markets and fixed income thus far.

  • Crimea's pro-Russian crowds cheer vote  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    NBC's Richard Engel reports from the Crimean capital following the results of Crimea's referendum over the weekend.

  • How McDonald's is beefing up business in China  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 7:53 PM ET
    McDonald's in Kaifeng of Henan Province, China.

    As competition in China's fast food industry stiffens, McDonald's is localizing its menu with local favorites like pork bites and soy milk. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

  • CoinLab: Mt. Gox was a bad operator  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Peter Vessenes, Founder & CEO at CoinLab, explains the firm's lawsuit against bitcoin exchange operator Mt. Gox.

  • Yuan to trade around 6 per dollar: AFEX  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, describes where the Chinese currency is headed following the PBOC's move to double the trading band.

  • Market uncertainty creates opportunities: Mercer  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Deb Clarke, Global Head of Investment Research at Mercer, explains how recent volatility in global financial markets could be buying opportunities for investors.

  • Why the yuan will fall after wider trading band  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO at Motley Fool Singapore, says the currency could see a depreciation after the PBOC doubled its trading band, which may result in a pick up in inflation.

  • Ukraine crisis will support dips in oil: Pro  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, explains why he doesn't expect oil prices to shoot up.

  • Will the West mete out sanctions against Russia?  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Ben Goldsmith, Associate Professor, Department of Government & International Relations at the University of Sydney and David Kuo, CEO at Motley Fool Singapore, debate whether sanctions are in the pipeline following Crimea's referendum.

  • John McCain: Crimea referendum is a facade  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    Calling Sunday's referendum a 'facade and a joke', U.S. Senator John McCain says the next long term goal for the U.S. is to help Ukraine regain Crimea. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.

  • Why it's still too early to judge Chinese growth  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO at Motley Fool Singapore, explains why it is still too early into the year to judge whether China can achieve its 7.5 percent growth target.

  • No surprises in Crimea exit polls: Motley Fool  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO at the Motley Fool Singapore, discusses preliminary results from Sunday's referendum that showed Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join Russia.

  • PBOC loosens its grip on the yuan  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    The People's Bank of China (PBoC) announced late Saturday that it will be widening the currency's daily trading band to 2 percent from 1 percent. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.

  • Why China's shadow banking woes may be overblown  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    While transparency remains an issue, the scale of shadow banking in China is only a fraction of what is still present in the U.S. and Europe, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.

  • Singapore's Temasek makes bid for Olam  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    A Temasek-led consortium has made an offer on Friday to buy all of the shares in commodity trading firm Olam from its minority shareholders. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar has more.

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.

  • Susan Li co-anchors CNBC's flagship morning program Squawk Box.


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