Squawk Box Asia


  • Sunshine Oilsands' Revenue To Roll in Soon: CEO     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:25 PM ET

    In light of Sunshine Oilsands' quarterly loss, John Zahary, President and CEO, says the company's projects are in pre-production stage and revenue will start coming in soon.

  • ILO: Bangladesh Safety Pact A Good Start     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomes the recent safety pact signed by international retailers, but says more needs to be done.

  • Dollar/Yen at 110 This Year: Strategist     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist at UBS Investment Bank says the short yen trade is being driven by risk-seeking behaviour. He thinks USD/JPY will hit 110 this year.

  • Japan QE Not Benefitting Global Economy: Pro     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, thinks Japan's QE program could be a potential disaster, particularly for the rest of Asia, Germany, and certain U.S. corporates.

  • HSBC: Why We Are Still Bullish on China Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 11:44 PM ET

    Chinese economic data for April has largely underperformed market expectations prompting many economists to rethink their growth projections for the world's second largest economy.

  • Nikkei 'Bubbly,' Correction on the Way: Ex-Minister Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 10:35 PM ET
    Eisuke Sakakibara,  professor at Waseda University and former vice minister of Japan

    Japanese equities have risen a "bit too fast" and appear to be somewhat "bubbly," according to the former vice finance minister of Japan, as the Nikkei crossed the key 15,000 on Wednesday.

  • Mr. Yen: See 'Bubbly' Movement in Nikkei     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    Eisuke Sakakibara, Professor of Aoyama Gakuin University and Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan says Japan will achieve 2 to 2.5% real growth, while dollar-yen will turn around from 105.

  • ACCI: Oz Budget Won't Lift Competitiveness     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Peter Anderson, CEO of Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the government is asking the business community to pay more with this year's budget statement.

  • Shelly Painter, Regional Managing Director of Vanguard Asia says Vanguard's first ETF in Asia, the Asia ex-Japan index ETF, offers a cost of entry that is about half the industry average.

  • Australia Has a Serious Deficit Problem: Pro     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    John Daley, CEO of Grattan Institute warns that Australia has a serious deficit problem that needs to be dealt with and should keep in mind the lessons from Europe's crisis.

  • See Scope for Innovation: SAP     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Jim Snabe, Co-CEO of SAP says that the industry is focusing on innovation and efficiency. He also says that Europe has a healthy division of labor at the top layers of companies that allows a control & support mechanism.

  • Market Rally Makes Sense, Enjoy The Ride: Pro     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, explains why the hunt for yield can run for quite some time.

  • David Bradbury, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, says there is still room for the RBA to cut rates further. He also deconstructs Treasurer of Australia Wayne Swan's comments and the budget expectations stating that mining boom will continue while jobs remain the key focus.

  • GSK: Revamped R&D Approach Bearing Fruit     Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    CFO Simon Dingemans says GlaxoSmithKline's re-engineered approach to R&D is bearing fruit.

  • Market Rallies Must Trickle to Real Economy     Monday, 13 May 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of BK Asset Management says the global economy will be in trouble if the market rallies don't transpire into increased business and consumer confidence.

  • Peter Strong, Executive Director of the Council of Small Business of Australia, is hoping that the Australian budget will provide small and medium enterprises in the country the boost they desperately need.

  • DME CEO: Asia Needs its Own Crude Benchmark     Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Christopher Fix, CEO of Dubai Mercantile Exchange says Asia has come to recognize the need to have a pricing center closer to the region's source of crude oil supplies.

  • Yen's Weakness is Nothing too Exciting: Pro     Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Paul Gruenwald the Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Standard and Poor's Ratings Services says the Japanese currency's decline over the past 6 months is just a retracement of what happened in 2008-2009.

  • What's Next for Europe?     Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD says a lot of the political debates in Europe have gone away little by little. He says it is time to find ways to bring growth back to Europe's economy.

  • Feeling Abenomics in Japan     Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director at IHS, says sentiment on the ground in Japan is extremely positive. But he notes that a pressure on wages is still need to eventually spur consumption.

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