Squawk Box Asia


  • Expect BOJ Asset Purchases in April: Pro  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at the Fujitsu Research Institute, says top nominee for Bank of Japan Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda, will likely make a big asset purchase move in April.

  • RBA to Cut Rates by 0.25% in 2013  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 5:31 PM ET

    Bill Evans, Global Head of Economics at Westpac Bank, believes Australia's central bank could ease further in 2013. He says the mining sector will pose the greatest policy challenge this year.

  • Are We Entering a Bull Market?  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, of Bull and Bear Partners, and Michael Gayed, of Pension Partners, battle it out over the drivers of the Dow Jones' market rally and its implications for fundamentals going forward.

  • Nikkei Closes at 4.5-Year High; China Rallies 2% Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Rallies in Shanghai and Sydney helped Asian stocks rebound on Tuesday as Japanese shares hit a four-and-a-half year closing high and investors cheered China's pledge to boost spending at its annual parliamentary meeting.

  • Singapore-listed commodities firm the Noble Group expects its flagging agriculture business to turn around in the second quarter of 2013.

  • The Surge in Hack Attacks  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Art Coviello, Executive Chairman at RSA, says the dramatic expansion of IT infrastructure has increased attack surfaces and made it easier for hackers to infiltrate cyber systems.

  • DHL Eyes Indonesia  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Oscar De Bok, CEO for South & Southeast Asia at DHL Supply Chain, talks to CNBC on how the firm is planning to expand its footprint in Indonesia through staff and fleet expansion.

  • Noble: Positive on 2013 Agricultural Outlook  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Yusuf Alireza, CEO at Noble Group, tells CNBC why the commodities trading firm remains upbeat for 2013, despite posting a 14 percent fall in fourth quarter profit on losses at its agriculture business.

  • Bull vs Bear: The Road Ahead for China  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Diane Choyleva, Lombard Street Research and Chi Lo, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, go head to head over the future of China's economy as the the National People's Congress gets into full swing.

  • China Gets a Thirst for Red Wine  Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 5:53 PM ET

    David Dearie, CEO of the world's second largest wine company Treasury Wine Estates, explains how the Chinese consumer's appetite for red wine is presenting exciting opportunities in Asia.

  • China's Monetary Policy Baffles Investors Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:10 AM ET

    Since markets got back online after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday last month, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has fallen as much as 4 percent or gained as much as 2.25 percent in a single session.

  • New ‘Powerful Force’ to Underpin Stock Rally Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.

  • Oil Prices Vulnerable Ahead of US Jobs Report Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:12 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices may be vulnerable to further selling pressure with some predicting U.S. crude futures may drop below $90 a barrel this week though a positive jobs report on Friday may help contain the losses.

  • Maersk Warns of Over-Capacity Risk in 2013 Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    Over-capacity in the global container ship market will continue to provide a drain on profit growth in 2013, according to Maersk CEO of North Asia, Tim Smith

  • Patron Taps China for Affordable Luxury  Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    John McDonnell, COO at Patron Spirits, says demand for tequila in the Asia Pacific remains strong, as the company taps into the region's insatiable demand for luxury products.

  • Banyan Tree's Project Pipeline  Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 7:17 PM ET

    Kwon Ping Ho, Chairman at luxury hotel company Banyan Tree Holdings, says demand for its big-ticket projects is helped by the "wealth effect" in Asia.

  • BOJ Action to Give Asian Equities a Boost  Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons of JPMorgan explains how Asian equities will benefit if the Bank of Japan powers ahead with easing measures in its April meeting.

  • Maersk on Over-Capacity in Container Sector  Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 6:42 PM ET

    Tim Smith, North Asia CEO at Maersk Line, explains how the company is tackling the challenges of the container shipping industry and gives his outlook for 2013.

  • Time to Sell the Aussie Dollar?  Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 6:33 PM ET

    Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, thinks the RBA will likely keep rates on hold at its March policy meeting but says there is scope for another 25 bps in cuts over the next 6 months. There is ammunition to sell the AUD at this point, he says.

  • Investors Bullish Despite US Headwinds: Pro  Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP of Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, says while the U.S. economy still faces headwinds, real-money investors remain comfortable holding long positions on stocks.

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