Squawk Box Asia


  • Long China is our top FX trade: CIBC  Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, explains why he's bullish on the Chinese currency.

  • Record tourism fuels a hotel boom in Japan Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 6:13 PM ET
    Tourists visit Senso-ji in Asakusa and draw the O-Mikuji (random fortunes written on strips of paper) on September 1, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.

    Hoteliers are upping their game in Japan, where the number of tourists spiked to a record high last year.

  • Japan gains depend on wage growth: Jefferies  Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies, expects higher compensation for Japanese employees this year but warns it might not be enough to offset April's sales tax hike.

  • Gold seen in trading range of $1,225 to $1,275  Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    David McAlvany, CEO at McAlvany Financial Group, says the probability of gold falling below the $1,225 to $1,275 trading band is unlikely.

  • How long will the dollar sell-off last?  Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, describes the factors at play behind the greenback's sharp tumble overnight.

  • Just how bad can Thai protests get?  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Dane Chamorro, Global Risk Analysis, Asia Pacific at Control Risks, discusses the risk of an escalation during ongoing Bangkok protests.

  • George Jones, Chairman of Sundance Resources, explains the reaction the firm has received after issuing tenders for its $5 billion Mbalam-Nabeba project in Africa.

  • Tethys leaves Uzbekistan, says hello to Georgia  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 7:22 PM ET

    David Robson, Executive Chairman and President of Tethys Petroleum, describes the oil and gas firm's plan to exit Uzbekistan and enter Georgia.

  • Red Planet to open 20 hotels in Japan by 2020  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Tim Hansing, CEO at Red Planet Hotels, describes how the company plans to benefit from rising tourism in Japan.

  • The world's freest economy is...  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Ed Feulner, Founder and Chairman of the Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation, explains why Hong Kong took this year's top spot as the most freest economy.

  • How tapering can improve unemployment  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    Alex Friedman, Global CIO at UBS Wealth Management, explains how the Fed's reduction in asset purchases could accelerate unemployment falling.

  • Gold to see bottom building process: Pro  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, explains what's behind the beginning-of-the-year rally in gold prices.

  • State of the US banking sector  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    Dan Werner the Banking Analyst at Morningstar in Chicago speaks about the expectations from U.S. banks earnings and the impact of Fed's tapering on their balance sheets.

  • Liz Ann Sonders, SVP & Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, explains why she thinks the recent strike against the equity markets is short-term.

  • Thailand's 'Teflon' image put to test  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    With Bangkok still in a state of paralysis following Monday's "shutdown," how resilient can Thailand's economy prove to be? CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • Thai turmoil, India data take spotlight this week Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 8:02 PM ET
    A volunteer security guard in Bangkok bracing for anti-government protests on Monday that could shut down the city.

    Focus in Asia this week is likely to turn to political turmoil in Thailand and India inflation data, with China taking a back seat for the time being.

  • Suryo Sulisto, Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, explains how the government's ban on mineral ore exports will support the economy in the long-term.

  • AIA and Citibank pen 'Bancassurance' deal  Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Mark Tucker, Group Chief Executive & President at AIA Group, discusses the insurer's distribution deal with Citigroup.

  • ADB: We remain sanguine on China  Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says he's positive about Chinese economic growth given their strong track record.

  • ADB: Japan needs to open up trade regime  Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says Japan should liberalize its trade in order to attract more foreign investment.

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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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