Squawk Box Asia


  • Bond Yields Creep Closer to the Pain Threshold Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:24 AM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    Yields on U.S government bonds are now fast approaching a pain threshold for the Fed, say experts.

  • Hong Kong Sees No Shelter From Housing Storm Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:15 AM ET

    Slowing demand, higher interest rates and tight restrictions present a perfect storm for one of Asia's hottest property markets.

  • Trade Deal Benefits US More Than EU: Expert     Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 8:37 PM ET

    Pushan Dutt, Associate Professor for Economics and Political Science at INSEAD discusses the impact and potential results of trade talks between the U.S. and the EU.

  • Fed May Taper QE Program in Q1: Expert     Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group, says it's still too early to discuss the Fed's tapering of its QE program as data remains weak.

  • Headwinds Ahead for Hong Kong     Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, lists the most prominent headwinds investors in Hong Kong and China should be keeping an eye out for.

  • Fed Tapering May Begin Before December: Pro     Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says that despite a 7.6% unemployment rate, the Fed may still taper if data continues to show green shoots.

  • Tech Mahindra Rides the Wave Of Challenges     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Rohit Gandhi, Senior Vice President, Asia, India & MENA at Tech Mahindra, says challenges in Europe's economy have led to opportunities for the company as people look to radically reform cost structures.

  • 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.

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