Squawk Box Asia


  • Prakriti Sofat, Regional Economist at Barclays highlights the key loopholes that Indonesia's government and the central bank need to address in order to stop the current crisis.

  • Delta Air Lines expands Asian footprint     Sunday, 25 Aug 2013 | 7:08 PM ET

    Vinay Dube, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific at Delta Air Lines speaks about the company's further expansion in the APAC region with two new routes from Seattle to Hong Kong and to Seoul.

  • Jonathan Barratt, founder of Barratt's Bulletin, says a spike in oil prices is imminent because of the Syrian crisis and the U.S. hurricane season.

  • Indians blame astrology for rupee fall Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 3:23 AM ET

    Did the Indian rupee dropp to record lows against the dollar this week due to the launch of the currency's new symbol last year on an inauspicious day?

  • Calls get louder for India to free up currency Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:09 AM ET

    As the world's worst performing currency this year plumbed new lows this week, some analysts are suggesting that India policymakers loosen the grip on the rupee to stop the rout.

  • After trading halt, what next for Nasdaq? Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:05 AM ET

    A day after trading on the Nasdaq was halted for three hours, analysts say the stock exchange's credibility is likely to bear the brunt of the fall-out.

  • Are we in an Asian financial crisis redux?     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research at Deutsche Bank explains what India and Indonesia can do to to prevent a re-emergence of the 1997 Asian crisis.

  • Evernote reaches out in Singapore     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 8:22 PM ET

    Ken Gullicksen, COO at Evernote, which makes software for note-taking, says Singapore has the highest per capita penetration for the company.

  • Expansion is key: Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Clement Kwok, CEO at Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels, discusses the company's new ventures in London, Paris and Myanmar.

  • Stanley Fischer: Taper will normalize markets     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Stanley Fischer, Former Bank of Israel governor and Former World Bank Chief Economist says Fed tapering could finally bring back some normalcy in the global economy.

  • Alex Friedman, Global CIO, UBS Wealth Management says the Fed should be thinking about whether emerging Asia will be tempted to sell down their U.S. Treasury holdings to deal with the market crunch.

  • Is it the '90s all over again?     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 6:52 PM ET

    Andrew Wilkinson, Chief Economic Strategist at MIller Tabak & Co., says the recent dash for the exits among investors from emerging markets is reminiscent of the lead-up to the financial crisis of 1990s.

  • What the Nasdaq freeze means for investors     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 6:19 PM ET

    Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group explains why Thursday's 3 hour closure on the Nasdaq won't hurt the exchange operator's share price too badly.

  • Is a 'flash flood' back into emerging markets next? Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 3:38 AM ET
    An electronic board displaying stock prices at the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

    Emerging markets are just a few economic data releases away from seeing a "flash flood" of funds returning to their battered shores, one strategist tells CNBC.

  • Trial of the century begins in China Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 12:10 AM ET
    A screen shows the picture of the sentence of Chinese politician Bo Xilai (Center) on September 22, 2013 in Beijing, China.

    The trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai got underway in Jinan on Thursday, with a guilty verdict for charges of corruption and the abuse of power.

  • TPP's comprehensiveness is key: USTR     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 8:42 PM ET

    U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman discusses the progress in ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership talks currently taking place in Brunei.

  • Seek: Zhaopin IPO possible in 2014 in Hong Kong     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:53 PM ET

    Andrew Bassat, CEO of Seek says the company is mulling an IPO for Zhaopin in Hong Kong for 2014 and sheds light on its growth strategy in a rather tough environment in the domestic arena.

  • Woodside CEO: Capital costs the biggest drag     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Peter Coleman, CEO of Woodside Petroleum, explains how it plans to manage the company's growing capital costs by moving its technology base.

  • Techtronic Industries' recipe for success     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Joseph Galli, CEO, Techtronic Industries speaks about the company's bold strategy and how it has been helping them stay current and ahead of the competition.

  • Emerging markets could see flash flood of funds     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:14 PM ET

    Viktor Shvets, Macquarie's head of strategy research, Asia, says emerging markets are close to the inflow point.

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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