Squawk Box Asia


  • Should investors fear Washington's fiscal battle?     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Eric Lascelles, Chief Economist at RBC Global Asset Management is confident that the U.S. government will avert a shutdown. He says Washington's fiscal tussle presents a buying opportunity in markets.

  • Oracle team celebrates America's Cup     Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 6:52 PM ET

    In a first on CNBC interview, Adrian Jones, General Manager & Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific at Oracle shares his enthusiasm about the firm winning the 34th America's cup.

  • AMAT, Tokyo Electron deal a vote of confidence in Japan? Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 1:02 AM ET
    Gary Dickerson, chief executive officer of Applied Materials., right, shakes hands with Tetsuro Higashi, chairman of Tokyo Electron Ltd., during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.

    A merger between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron is a vote of confidence in Japan as it steps up its efforts to revive its fortunes, analysts say.

  • How to play a weaker Indonesian rupiah     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 8:52 PM ET

    Dee Senaratne, Head of Research, Indonesia at CLSA says companies exposed to falling commodity prices will benefit from the weaker Indonesian rupiah. He lists his sector picks.

  • Greg Clark, Member of Parliament and Financial Secretary to the Treasury of the U.K., says his group is working to develop global financial regulations to establish investor trust in financial markets again.

  • Harold Ford Jr., Managing Director, Morgan Stanley expects more volatility in American politics ahead. He thinks Republicans will only reach an agreement about the US debt ceiling at the eleventh hour

  • Is the buzz in Malaysia's IPO market back?     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Ruben Emir Gnanalingam, CEO, Westports Malaysia speaks exclusively to CNBC about the demand for their upcoming IPO, which could be the largest in Malaysia this year.

  • Why SkyBridge Capital is bullish on Singapore     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    Live from the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) conference in Singapore, Anthony Scaramucci, Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital explains why he likes Singapore and why he does not expect a taper anytime soon.

  • AMAT: Expect 3 point increase in market share     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    Mike Splinter, Executive Chairman of Applied Materials describes how the merger with Tokyo Electron will improve its supply chain and enhance customer experience.

  • Following a takeover announcement for BlackBerry, analysts have advised investors to pullout as they doubt the firm will get a better offer.

  • The importance of backing up data     Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 8:43 PM ET

    As companies increasingly migrate workplace activities to mobile platforms, Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Acronis explains how businesses can secure data on their mobile devices.

  • Expect RBA to cut rates in November: Pro     Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 8:21 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank warns that markets may be in for a volatile ride ahead and explains why she expects the RBA to cut rates.

  • ETFs: regaining lost ground post Fed meeting     Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    The run-up to the Fed's meeting in September may have cast a shadow on ETFs due to expectations of QE tapering, but Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, ETFGI says investors are coming back to the asset class.

  • Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says U.S. lawmakers will eventually find a way to strike a budget deal, but predicts markets to largely be unaffected by a stalemate.

  • Matti Lievonen, President and CEO of Finnish refiner Neste Oil says there's a lot of capacity in Europe but challenges remain due to interests by national oil companies. He talks about the firm's niche in biofuels.

  • Will Syria's weapons agreement last?     Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 6:41 PM ET

    Michael Hudson, Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore says Syria has been handed a lifeline with the U.S.-Russia chemical weapons plan.

  • Enjoy the volatility: Pro     Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore, advises investors to "enjoy the volatility" on the back of the Fed's decision not to withdraw its stimulus as opportunities still lie ahead.

  • Do markets really just want Bernanke to stay? Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 10:21 PM ET
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    As Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's term edges closer to its end and speculation over who will replace him grips markets, some say the best option is for him not to leave at all.

  • IHG on Asia's tourism boom     Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 8:19 PM ET

    Richard Solomons, CEO of the InterContinental Hotels Group, talks about how 50% of its growth and future pipeline is in Asia.

  • Why did the Fed blink at the last minute?     Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 8:09 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank says that the Fed's guidance was clear and markets seemed prepared but with no taper this time, he expects the Fed to move in December.

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  • 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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