Squawk Box Asia


  • Does it make sense for elderly workers to stay in the workforce? Kim Walker, founder and CEO of Silver Group, believes productivity may ultimately be hurt as a result.

  • Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading, Saxo Capital Markets and Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand, HSBC discuss what impact a default would have on the USD.

  • Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC says the start of Fed tapering is increasingly likely to happen early next year due to the threat of a U.S. debt default.

  • Why it’s 'incredibly treacherous' to trade right now Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 9:39 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The market is just too dangerous to trade amid the political stalemate in Washington, analysts told CNBC.

  • Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division of Emirates National Bank of Dubai says China and Russia are taking a much bigger role in world affairs in what could be the beginning of a new world order as the U.S. starts growing more insular.

  • Who are the world's sexiest central bankers?     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:31 PM ET

    The Asia Squawk Box team discusses the sex appeal around Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan, and other global central bank chiefs.

  • CNBC anchor tries on $4 million ruby ring     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    As SIngapore's JewelFest kicks off on Friday, Jean Nasr, Managing Director at Mouawad Singapore discusses Asia's growing appetite for precious stones.

  • Mark McLaughlin, Chairman, President and CEO of Palo Alto Networks, says cybersecurity is still an area that's growing despite concerns about the budget cuts.

  • Microsoft: Devices and services are our future     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    Cesar Cernuda, President, Asia Pacific at Microsoft discusses the tech giant's push into hardware products, including the mobile phone business following its deal with Nokia.

  • Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management says conflicting signals from Washington politicians are increasing market volatility. However, he does expect the U.S. to avoid a default.

  • Investing in volatile times     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 7:12 PM ET

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura and Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division, Emirates National Bank of Dubai discuss the impact of US debt crisis on markets and growth and suggest investment strategies to navigate the markets.

  • Schnider: Commodities need clarity from US     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 6:54 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research at UBS Wealth Management speaks about the outlook for commodities in light of current risk events.

  • Richard Bove, Vice President of Equity Research, Financial Sector, at Rafferty Capital says the repo market and short term funding of big banks will be hurt if a U.S debt default occurs.

  • 'Too much at stake for US lawmakers to fail'     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 6:39 PM ET

    Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at FOREX.com says while the headlines coming from Washington are causing choppy price action in markets, there is too much at stake for lawmakers to fail.

  • Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, says investors should be more focused on what the Fed is going to do and how the earnings season is going to shape up.

  • Gold bull: Why a 20% rally is coming Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:06 PM ET

    Gold’s performance as a safe-haven has proved lackluster recently, however a strategist believes that it could rally up to 20 percent soon.

  • Did Obama's no-show APEC hurt Asia pivot?     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 8:42 PM ET

    Curtis Chin, Managing Director, RiverPeak Group and former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank says the U.S needs to do more than just diplomatic or defense efforts.

  • US is essentially bust: Pro     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Peter Elston, Head of Asia Pacific Strategy & Asset Allocation at Aberdeen Asset Management, says politics is making it hard for the Fed to make a proper exit from QE.

  • HSBC: Defensive stocks priced for castastrophe     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management says the valuations of cyclical stocks are dirt cheap compared to defensives, which will ultimately hurt the latter sector.

  • Why isn't gold rising as a safe-haven trade?     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 6:52 PM ET

    Sean Hyman, Editor of Moneynews, Ultimate Wealth Report explains why gold hasn't responded to Yellen's nomination. He calls the gold sell-off a pullback and expects prices to hit $1,500-$1,600 soon.

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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  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 NZ


  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.

  • Susan Li co-anchors CNBC's flagship morning program Squawk Box.


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