Squawk Box Asia


  • Intel's Challenges in a Tablet World     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Patrick Wang, Managing Director & Semiconductor Analyst at Evercore Partners, says that as much as Intel talks about getting into smartphones and tablets, PCs are what really move the needle for the company.

  • Bitcoin: A Currency in Its Infancy     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 8:17 PM ET

    Peter Vessenes, Chairman & Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation talks about the risks, opportunities and scope of investing in Bitcoin

  • SGX: Cautious Despite Best Quarter in 5 Years     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, President of the Singapore Exchange says securities and derivatives trading lifted Q3 earnings and he sees room for improvement in the bourse's primary activity. He sounds a cautious note on guidance.

  • North Korea Losing Credibility?     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Richard Tanter, Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, says North Korea's provocative approach is hindering the process of negotiating peace in the region.

  • Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital says crisis management is appallingly bad in Europe, but he points to Latvia as an example of a success story in governmental austerity measures.

  • Boston Marathon Explosion & the Markets     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director of IHS, speaks about the state of the global economy and what impact the Boston marathon bombings along with weak data from U.S. & China will have on investor sentiment.

  • Slovenia Faces Challenging Times Ahead: IIF     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Tim Adams, Managing Director of the Institute of International Finance, says the bailout deal for Cyprus set a negative precedent for future bailouts and explains why he thinks Slovenia faces a recipe for challenging times.

  • David McAlvany, CEO at McAlvany Financial Group, says more catastrophic downsides were previously seen in gold on its road to higher levels.

  • Implications of North Korea Threats & China     Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore weighs in on a whole host of issues including implications of threats from North Korea and expectations from China as it braces to release a slew of economic data.

  • Suu Kyi Calls On Japan's Support     Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Jeff Kingston, Director of Asian Studies at Temple University, says Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's star power in Japan are instrumental in her call for infrastructure and investment support.

  • Is Australia's Economy a One-Trick Pony?     Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    David Degaris, Director & Senior Economist of NAB Global Markets Research and Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics go head to head over the prospects for Australia's economy outside its mining sector. Circosta sees green shoots in the domestic economy while Degaris is still concerned about Australia's transition away from the mining and resources sector.

  • The Case for Investing in Wine     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Peter Lunzer, CEO & CIO of Lunzer Wine Investments says many markets have realized that there is value in holding a physical commodity such as wine as opposed to cash. He addresses the challenges of investing in wine.

  • Chasing the Japanese Money Trail     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Will Oswald, Global Head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered is expecting some of the extra liquidity from BOJ's recent easing to flow into high yield emerging market debt. He says some of the institutional money will go into the Nikkei.

  • Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds, expects more regulatory changes for China over six to 12 months, but adds that all the new money coming in is not helping.

  • US Bank Earnings Preview     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Jim Sinegal, Director of Banking Equity Research at Morningstar, expects to see encouraging signs for U.S. banks' earnings in the first quarter.

  • Demand Up 50% on 'Abenomics,' Says Property Head Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:49 AM ET

    The chairman of the largest owner of industrial real estate in Japan says demand has been booming thanks to "Abenomics."

  • No Plans to Tap Markets for Cash: DnB     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Rune Bjerke, Group Chief Executive Officer at DnB Bank, says the bank is making solid profit and he remains optimistic that the ongoing supreme court case will be sorted out soon with clients well compensated.

  • Telcos Dial Into Myanmar     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Andrew Rickards, CEO at Yoma Strategic Holdings, explains his firm's investment into Myanmar's telco industry while mobile penetration is still at 10%.

  • ASEAN Economies Heating Up: Economist     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, warns that ASEAN economies are heating up while central banks are focusing on inflation and not doing what they should be - raising rates.

  • Defensives Priced for Catastrophe: Pro     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management, explains why panic drove most of the Asian money into defensives, and why it stayed there.

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