Squawk Box Asia


  • Is Australia's Economy a One-Trick Pony?     Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    David Degaris, Director & Senior Economist of NAB Global Markets Research and Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics go head to head over the prospects for Australia's economy outside its mining sector. Circosta sees green shoots in the domestic economy while Degaris is still concerned about Australia's transition away from the mining and resources sector.

  • The Case for Investing in Wine     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Peter Lunzer, CEO & CIO of Lunzer Wine Investments says many markets have realized that there is value in holding a physical commodity such as wine as opposed to cash. He addresses the challenges of investing in wine.

  • Chasing the Japanese Money Trail     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Will Oswald, Global Head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered is expecting some of the extra liquidity from BOJ's recent easing to flow into high yield emerging market debt. He says some of the institutional money will go into the Nikkei.

  • Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds, expects more regulatory changes for China over six to 12 months, but adds that all the new money coming in is not helping.

  • US Bank Earnings Preview     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Jim Sinegal, Director of Banking Equity Research at Morningstar, expects to see encouraging signs for U.S. banks' earnings in the first quarter.

  • Demand Up 50% on 'Abenomics,' Says Property Head Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:49 AM ET

    The chairman of the largest owner of industrial real estate in Japan says demand has been booming thanks to "Abenomics."

  • No Plans to Tap Markets for Cash: DnB     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Rune Bjerke, Group Chief Executive Officer at DnB Bank, says the bank is making solid profit and he remains optimistic that the ongoing supreme court case will be sorted out soon with clients well compensated.

  • Telcos Dial Into Myanmar     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Andrew Rickards, CEO at Yoma Strategic Holdings, explains his firm's investment into Myanmar's telco industry while mobile penetration is still at 10%.

  • ASEAN Economies Heating Up: Economist     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, warns that ASEAN economies are heating up while central banks are focusing on inflation and not doing what they should be - raising rates.

  • Defensives Priced for Catastrophe: Pro     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management, explains why panic drove most of the Asian money into defensives, and why it stayed there.

  • Top Investment Plays     Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Given the accommodative central bank policy across the board where should investors be putting their money for assured returns, Ramin Toloui, Global Co-head for Emerging Markets at PIMCO gives his preferred investment strategy.

  • What Will It Take For Apple to Hit $888?     Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Brian White, Managing Director & Senior Analyst for IT Hardware, Networking & Tech Supply Chain at Topeka Capital Markets says Apple's stock is going through a bottoming process. He thinks the opening up of new market opportunities will help propel Apple's stock higher.

  • Snapdeal's Indian Market Plans     Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Kunal Bahl, Co-Founder & CEO of online market portal Snapdeal, explains the company's roadmap to take the online Indian marketplace global.

  • Don't Fight the Fed or the BOJ: Expert     Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets says North Asia is facing stiff headwinds. He thinks developed market assets will be the trading theme for 2013 due to aggressive easing by the Fed and the BOJ.

  • Yen Could Be Headed for Another 10% Drop Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 9:02 PM ET

    It's a long stretch to set this as a target, but any sustained breakout above 102 has 111 as the next target, says this chartist.

  • Key Issues Dominating Malaysian Elections     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Karim Raslan, Group CEO of KRA Group says the key issues dominating Malaysia's upcoming elections will be socioeconomic. He says the campaigns are about redressing Malaysians at the bottom of the socioeconomic scale.

  • What Is the Right Level for the Yen?     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says the Japanese currency could go to as much as 130 versus the dollar if the Bank of Japan continues its liquidity pumping measures.

  • HK Officials on Alert for H7N9 Virus     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Sophia Chan, Under Secretary of the Food & Health Bureau in Hong Kong, says there is no case of the latest strain of bird flu virus in the city, but is stepping up prevention and surveillance.

  • The Best Trade in Town: Pro     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura says to be long USD/JPY is the best trade in town. He is anticipating a lot of capital to flow out of Japan on the back of BOJ's aggressive easing steps.

  • Wal-Mart's Prospects In India     Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Anil Gupta, Professor of Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship at University of Maryland, says the picture for Wal-Mart in India is looking brighter from a policy point of view, but the entrenched bureaucracy is a different story.

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