Squawk Box Asia


  • Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Citi discusses the common factor in campaign platform of each presidential candidates: income redistribution.

  • A Return to Risk Assets in 2013?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Citi sees a further rally in risk assets in 2013. She expects Northeast Asian equity markets and higher yielding bonds to do well.

  • Will the BOJ Expand Faster Than the Fed?     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says the rate at which the BOJ is expanding its balance sheet is on par with the Fed's plan for next year. He says USD/JPY is clearly on an upward trend and could hit 90 very quickly.

  • Australian Growth to Rise in 2013: Analyst     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand, HSBC says that Australia's economy will pick up next year as the Chinese economy is on course to bottom out.

  • Taking A Look At Sino- U.S. Relations     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Kerry Brown, Executive Director, China Studies Center, University of Sydney discusses China's new foreign policy approach to the U.S. as Wang Qishan visits Washington.

  • Why Weak Multiples Hurt Leadership: Pro     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, CEO, Bull and Bear Partners discusses leadership in the stock market. He says an increase in risk appetite depends on an expansion in the multiple, which is currently suppressed in corporate America.

  • Stock Markets Are Undervalued     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, CEO, Bull and Bear Partners says that we are now looking at a undervalued stock market where money is flowing from fixed income into equities.

  • Want Great Returns? Check These Asian Bonds     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management sees attractive returns on Singaporean and South Korean bonds, especially with the appreciation of both currencies.

  • Invest in High Yield Stocks: Pro     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says investing in high yield stocks will result in a steady income, especially because yield differentials are still wide.

  • Yen Carry Trade For the AUD?     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says the Australian dollar is overvalued but he sees a possibility of it being used in a yen carry trade if the yen weakens.

  • Jahangir Aziz, Chief India Economist, JP Morgan says a compromise on the land acquisition bill and the national goods and services tax will be key for a real economic boost.

  • Frank Lavin, Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore discusses potential impacts of Vice-Premier Wang Qishan's visit for both China and the U.S. He says Wang Qishan needs to establish a new line of communication on financial and economic issues.

  • Global Growth to Hit 3% in 2013: Expert     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says a recovering U.S economy will help bring global growth in 2013 to 3%.

  • What Are Chinese Investors Worried About?     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    The Shanghai Composite has gone through a tough period, being the only market in the North Asian region that's down for the year. CNBC's Eunice Yoon finds out what's holding back mainland investors.

  • Don't Expect Bank of Japan to Ease This Week     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank advises investors not to place heavy easing expectations on the Bank of Japan. He says the right way to play yen crosses is to wait until there is greater confirmation of easing measures.

  • Invest In Value, Not Cyclicals     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Herald Van Der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific, HSBC says given that we are in the early stages of the global recovery, investors should pay attention to stocks with low multiples.

  • Top Emerging Market Currency Picks     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:50 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management explains why the Mexican Peso and the Korean Won can provide good opportunities for investors looking to tap emerging market currencies.

  • Sean Hyman, Editor of Moneynews, Ultimate Wealth Report says that growth in China and India will bring some support to commodities.

  • Short Euro Between 1.33-1.35: Pro     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees some weakness in the Euro-Dollar cross going into the new year, explaining why the 1.33 to 1.35 range is a good place to short the Euro.

  • 2013 is the Year for Capital Appreciation     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist of Pension Partners says that 2013 is the year for capital appreciation and financials will continue to outperform as the Fed keeps monetary policy loose.

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