Squawk Box Asia


  • Japan Sentiment Improves, but Reading Misses Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 7:54 PM ET
    Shibuya district, Tokyo

    Sentiment among Japanese manufacturers improved for the first time in three quarters, according to the Bank of Japan's key economic indicator, the Tankan survey.

  • Improving Japan's Corporate Sentiment     Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 7:11 PM ET

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, explains why it will be difficult to get Japanese corporations to invest overseas.

  • China Banks, Italy Woes Trigger Asia Sell-Off Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Asian markets were faced with a triple whammy on Thursday as shares sold-off on worries over China's fresh tightening measures, fears of a European bank run as Cypriot lenders gear up to reopen their branches and a political impasse in Rome.

  • Remember Euro Breakup Fears? They Are Back Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:35 PM ET

    After months of calm in global markets, concerns about the future of the euro zone are back with a vengeance as fears grow that the turmoil in Cyprus could spread to other parts of the region.

  • Garuda's International Expansion Plans Take Off     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Emirsyah Satar, CEO of Garuda Indonesia says 2012 was a good year for the company on both the domestic and international travel fronts. He talks about plans to expand flights internationally.

  • Cyprus Should Leave the Euro: Expert     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Peter Morici, Professor at the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland makes the case for Cyprus leaving the euro zone. He says the troika manufactured the banking crisis in Cyprus.

  • Contagion From Cyprus Banking Crisis     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Lutfey Siddiqi, MD of FX, Asia Pacific at UBS Investment Bank is bearish on the euro. He warns of the psychological contagion from the Cyprus banking crisis that could spread to the rest of Southern Europe.

  • Subaru's US Sales Growth Plans     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    Thomas Doll, President & COO at Subaru of America, explains how his company aims to sustain sales growth in the U.S. after four consecutive years of record sales.

  • US Data Drive Asia; China Earnings in Focus Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:17 AM ET

    Australian stocks led Asia higher on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. economic data provided temporary relief to the on-going euro zone worries while earnings momentum drove gains in greater China.

  • Insight Into North Korea's Bullying Regime     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, explains why he remains skeptical that a ruler like Kim Jong-un will be able to lead Pyongyang into combat.

  • China Airlines' Prospects To Pick Up: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Tim Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research at Credit Suisse, expects air traffic demand in China to pick up later this year on the recovery of business travel.

  • Yen at Fair Value Tops Abe's Priorities: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:17 PM ET

    Ron Napier, Head at Napier Investment Advisors, explains how weakening the yen until it hits fair value with the greenback will encourage domestic investment from Japanese corporates.

  • Cyprus is a Distraction From Italy: Analyst     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says the Cyprus situation has distracted markets from the continuing political uncertainty in Italy, which has far bigger implications for the bloc.

  • Autodesk: Why We Are Recession-Proof     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    On the back of strong 2012 profits, Mark Hawkins, Chief Financial Officer at Autodesk, tells CNBC how the firm is able to withstand economic weakness.

  • Cyprus Deal Broke Many Taboos: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    David Mann, Head of Regional Research for Asia at Standard Chartered, says the Cyprus deal has broken a lot of taboos and sets a dangerous precedent for future bank rescues.

  • Asia Cuts Losses to End Mixed After Cyprus Scare Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:04 AM ET

    Asian markets eased off their lows to close mixed on Tuesday after comments from the Eurogroup president about using the Cypriot "bail-in" as a template for future deals spooked investors while Shanghai shares led losses over liquidity fears.

  • Why It's Important to Keep Cypriot Banks Shut Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:55 AM ET
    Bank of Cyprus, also known as Laiki

    The decision to further push back the re-opening of Cypriot banks may be seen as a signal of further uncertainty in the crisis-hit island nation. But analysts tell CNBC that on the contrary, the move will help restore investor confidence.

  • Cyprus Bailout a 'Gift' to US Banks: Bove Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:24 AM ET

    Bank analyst Dick Bove says the Cyprus bailout is positive for U.S. banks. Here's why.

  • Caterpillar Makes Inroads Into China     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Doug Oberhelman, Chairman & CEO at Caterpillar says the company is aiming to replicate its business model that has been successful elsewhere in China.

  • Caterpillar CEO Weighs In On Cyprus     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Doug Oberhelman, Chairman & CEO at Caterpillar, explains why he thinks the Cyprus rescue is not a template for any succeeding euro zone bailout.

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