Squawk Box Asia


  • The Road Ahead For Australia's New Leader     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    What challenges lie ahead for Kevin Rudd as he takes another turn as Prime Minister of Australia?

  • Resource Investors Watch Mongolian Elections     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:33 PM ET
    Supporters of President Tsakhia Elbegdorj at a campaign rally in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

    Resource-rich Mongolia heads to the polling booths on Wednesday. The Presidential election arena will see a bureaucrat battle against a famous wrestling champion and the country's first ever female candidate.

  • What the PBOC Got Right & What It Didn't     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia at ANZ discusses the hits and misses in the Chinese central bank's tough love approach towards banks.

  • Scuffle Breaks Out in Taiwan's Parliament     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Taiwanese lawmakers pulled each other's hair and screamed a lot during a recent parliamentary session. Why? The opposition party said the ruling KMT did not respect proper procedures when it signed a service trade pact with China over the weekend.

  • Mystery Man Behind the Nicaragua Canal     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    He's won a $40-billion plan to build a canal through Nicaragua, but there aren't a lot of details about just who Chinese businessman Wang Jing really is.

  • Michael Hayden, principal of the Chertoff Group discusses the media leak of fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.

  • Equity Markets Want QE Tapering: Pro     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Michael Roberge, President and Chief Investment Officer at MFS Investment Management says markets ultimately want the Fed to taper QE because that means that the economy is improving.

  • Is China Right to Brush Aside Credit Squeeze? Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:15 PM ET

    China's central bank is right to stand its ground even as its decision to tolerate a credit squeeze that raises the prospect of slower growth in the world's second biggest economy rattles markets, strategists told CNBC.

  • China Cash Crunch Already Being Felt on the Ground Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 11:00 PM ET

    There are some signs of distress among Chinese firms because of tighter liquidity conditions, according to one survey.

  • Benchmark oil prices are set to decline further this week after the Fed's Chairman put markets on notice last Thursday that they will be weaned off the "easy-money" policies.

  • Sprint Faces Challenges: Pro     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:33 PM ET

    Tim Farrar, Analyst at TMF Associates says that Softbank has built up a reputation of doing well in challenging situations and it possibly will do well once its capital into Sprint gets to work.

  • Don't Write Off Investing in Europe     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Neil Dwane, Chief Investment Officer for Europe of Allianz Global Investors says the European consumer is very under-leveraged and that there are strong companies to buy into.

  • Leland Miller, President, CBB International warns of disparities in government data and on the ground reality when it comes to recent concerns over China's credit system.

  • Investors Echo Monty Python's 'Black Knight'     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:14 PM ET
    Two knights in metal masks duel in a scene from the medieval comedy, 'Monty Python and The Holy Grail.'

    Bill Smead, CEO & CIO of Smead Capital Management says investors are as resilient as the Black Knight from Monty Python's Holy Grail - the knight who refused to stop fighting no matter how badly injured he was.

  • China’s Credit Squeeze Deals Fresh Blow to Stocks Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:09 AM ET

    China's equity markets are not having a good year: first there were worries about weak data and now a credit squeeze that is making investors steer clear of Chinese stocks.

  • Nothing is safe in vyberspace: Pro     Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 8:34 PM ET

    Jay Bavisi, president and CEO of EC Council says "snooping around" is not new, but the expanding arena of cybercrime is redefining modern warfare.

  • Pradeep Taneja, Fellow at University of Melbourne expects China's new President Xi Jinping to maintain cooperation with Taiwan rather than taking a confrontational approach.

  • The Fed's Slippery Slope     Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kumar Palghat, Founder & Director of Kapstream, says the 10-year Treasury could easily yield 3.5% by the end of the year if the Fed does not manage the rate rise.

  • It May Feel Overdone but Perhaps Sell-Off Is Justified Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 12:06 AM ET

    Fears about the Fed unwinding its monetary stimulus have sent global markets into a tail spin this week and some analysts argue the sell-off is in fact justified.

  • US Yield Spike Bad for Asia Stocks: Expert     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management says markets are concerned with the speed of the rise in U.S. treasury yields.

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