Squawk Box Asia


  • UBS's investing strategy for the ultrarich     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Simon Smiles, chief investment officer of the ultrahigh net worth segment at UBS Wealth Management, highlights investment trends in light of the diverging stance in global central banks.

  • Wanted: Lightweight Female-Only Cabin Crew     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:38 PM ET

    Indian airline Go Air says it will stop hiring male flight attendants. Why? Because by hiring just women, the planes will be lighter, which means less fuel to fly. Is this a lawsuit waiting to happen?

  • Tycoon's Ex-Lover Found Guilty of Forging Will     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:37 PM ET
    Former Feng shui practitioner Peter Chan Chun-chuen enters the High Court on July 4, 2013 in Hong Kong, China.

    Former Feng Shui master Peter Chan has been found guilty of forging a will supposedly left behind by his late lover, billionaire tycoon Nina Wang who was one of Asia's richest women.

  • Cyber Issues Need Clarity: US Ambassador     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Ahead of the 5th strategic and economic dialogue between China and the U.S., CNBC's Eunice Yoon spoke to Gary Locke, the U.S ambassador to China about the need for a cyber detente.

  • Central Banks: Global Race to the Bottom     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 6:13 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore says the ECB and the BOE are competing to lower their currencies with their new forward guidance plan.

  • Barclays CEO: We Are Not at Odds With Regulators Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 10:49 PM ET
    Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins

    Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins has denied any conflict between his bank and its regulators, even as the U.K. banking giant tries to fend off pressure to meet stricter capital requirements.

  • In his first TV interview in Asia, group CEO Antony Jenkins describes how the bank plans to raise additional capital to meet new regulatory requirements.

  • ECB Will Ride to Portugal's Rescue: Pro     Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 7:11 PM ET

    Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, expects the European Central Bank to save Portugal, like it has done with other euro zone nations. He thinks the ECB will take a dovish approach over the next few months.

  • More Downside Seen for Gold: Pro     Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 6:52 PM ET

    Jay Richards, Investment Manager at GTL Capital Management says gold may ease to $1,110/oz with global economic situation improving while geopolitical turmoil will continue to impact oil prices.

  • The Next Chapter for Egypt     Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 6:12 PM ET

    Michael Rubin, Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, explains why he thinks the worst-case scenario in Egypt may not occur.

  • Egypt, Portugal Put Market Risks Back on Table Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 11:50 PM ET

    Turmoil in Egypt and a political crisis in Portugal are giving investors new reasons to avoid risky assets.

  • World's Second Biggest IPO This Year Debuts Higher Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 9:01 PM ET

    Japan's second-largest soft drinks company, Suntory Beverage and Food, opened higher at its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, even as analysts warn the stock is looking expensive.

  • US Oil Above $100 for First Time Since September Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 8:53 PM ET

    U.S. oil prices rose more than 2 percent to a 14-month high above $102 a barrel on Wednesday, on a decline in crude stockpiles and unrest in Egypt.

  • ECB May Ease as Fed Plans Exit: Pro     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 8:24 PM ET

    David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management recommends investing in European equities by making a case for possible ECB easing as the Fed carves out its QE tapering strategy.

  • Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investment Advisers says he is watching the volume of trade on Suntory's IPO, which is seen as a litmus for investor appetite in Japan.

  • Tony Tyler, Director General & CEO at International Air Transport Association, says the group's annual forecast for the price of oil is $108 a barrel this year versus $112 last year.

  • Positive on Suntory IPO Pricing: Pro     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Asian equity research house JI Asia believes the timing and pricing of the Suntory IPO will yield to a positive listing.

  • US Economy Needs to Accelerate: Pro     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Gary Dugan, CIO, Asia & Middle East at Coutts says the U.S. economy needs to re-accelerate. He likes equities and advises investors to look at the shorter end of the curve for bonds.

  • Taper QE? Fed may Just Pump More Money     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    David Mann, Head Regional Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank makes the case for why the Fed won't taper QE this year, and says markets cannot rule out that they won't pile more accommodation on.

  • Egypt Stalemate: What Next?     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Michael Hanna, Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation warns that the longer the stalemate lingers, the worse the outcome will be for Egypt.

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  • 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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  • 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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