Squawk Box Asia


  • The pros and cons of Japan's tax reform   Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 8:21 PM ET
    Japan's tax reform impact

    Steve Towers, Tax Partner at Deloitte highlights the consequences of Tokyo's sales tax hike and explains what more needs to be done.

  • Why yen will weaken after Japan's sales tax hike   Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:41 PM ET
    Why yen will weaken after Japan's sales tax hike

    Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist, Citi describes why the fall-out in currency markets has been contained after the US shutdown. He thinks the yen will weaken as the BOJ will offset the sales tax hike impact.

  • Charting emerging market currencies   Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:37 PM ET
    Charting emerging market currencies

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com outlines where he thinks the Indian rupee, Indonesian rupiah and Malaysian ringgit is heading.

  • Lego's building blocks in Asia   Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:32 PM ET
    Lego's building blocks in Asia

    John Goodwin, CFO of Lego Group, explains the company's plans of expanding in Asia as it prepares to build a factory in China.

  • Forget debt ceiling, real threat is growth   Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:11 PM ET
    Forget the US debt ceiling, the real threat is economic growth

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments explains the biggest threat to markets face is U.S. economic growth, not Washington's budget impasse.

  • US Govt & debt ceiling are a recipe for disaster: Pro

    Mark Patterson, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress explains why he thinks there is a way out for the U.S. from the current shutdown and the looming debt ceiling.

  • Don't be distracted by US sideshow: Pro   Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 6:16 PM ET
    Don't be distracted by the sideshow in Washington: Pro

    Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press says investors should focus on looking for good companies to invest in after the U.S. government shutdown.

  • Charts show why markets shrugged off shutdown   Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 6:10 PM ET
    Charts show why markets shrugged off shutdown

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com says markets care more about the debt ceiling than the shutdown. He thinks U.S markets may see a fall before resuming their uptrend.

  • Stratasys expands into China's 3D printing market

    Jonathan Jaglom, General Manager, Asia Pacific & Japan at Stratasys, one of the world's largest manufacturers of 3D printers, talks about the challenges and opportunities of expanding into China.

  • China free trade zone: What next, the TPP?   Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:20 PM ET
    China Free Trade Zone:  What next, the TPP?

    Nicholas Consonery, China Analyst at Eurasia Group talks about the merits of TPP deal and why China is shying away from it right now, which might just be temporary over the long term.

  • Impact of US govt shutdown on the economy   Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 6:13 PM ET
    Impact of US govt shutdown on the economy

    Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist at Nuveen Asset Management, explains how much the U.S. economy stands to get hit by a government shutdown.

  • US government shutdown: How will markets react? Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 7:02 AM ET
    Catheryn Carroll, of Washington DC, berates members of the House Republican caucus while they hold a press conference on the steps of the U.S. Senate September 29, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    As investors prepare for political stalemate in Washington, many argue a shutdown should be short-lived, but how will markets take the news?

  • No Big Jobs Friday?! Shutdown the thought Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 1:03 AM ET
    Community Job Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City

    The risk of a delay to Friday's U.S. jobs release as a potential government shutdown looms could deal financial markets a huge blow, analysts say.

  • Data, events aplenty for Asia markets this week Sunday, 29 Sep 2013 | 10:23 PM ET
    Shoppers checking clothing on sale in Tokyo's Harajuku shopping district.

    It's shaping up to be a busy week for Asian markets: from a possible U.S. government shutdown looms, to a snapshot of Chinese manufacturing activity.

  • Moody's: Japan needs more supply-side policies   Sunday, 29 Sep 2013 | 8:51 PM ET
    Moody's: Japan needs more supply-side policies

    Thomas Byrne, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group at Moody's Investors Service Singapore says a sales tax hike is necessary for Japan but stresses more supply side measures.

  • Shanghai FTZ a distraction from economy: Pro   Sunday, 29 Sep 2013 | 8:15 PM ET
    Shanghai FTZ a distraction from rest of economy: Pro

    Fraser Howie, Director of Newedge Singapore, explains why he thinks the unveiling of the Shanghai free trade zone may take the focus away from the broader Chinese economy.

  • China puffer fish tower sparks anger   Sunday, 29 Sep 2013 | 7:30 PM ET
    China puffer fish sparks anger

    Chinese citizens have been huffing over a building that's been erected in China's Jiangsu province. This giant, copper puffer fish costs about $11.5 million to build and hovers around 15 storeys above the ground.

  • Shutdown showdown: A man made disaster   Sunday, 29 Sep 2013 | 7:14 PM ET
    Shutdown showdown: A man made disaster

    Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas draws comparisons between the debt mess in US with India and talks about his investment strategy.

  • Shutdown or debt ceiling - Which do markets care more about?

    Steve Goldman, Managing Director at Kapstream Capital says it's unlikely a U.S government shutdown would last long. He expects U.S. yields to head even lower from current levels.

  • Shell: natural gas key to future energy needs   Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 8:40 PM ET
    Shell: natural gas key to meeting future energy needs

    Neil Gilmour, Vice President, Development, Integrated Gas at Shell says natural gas is the answer to the world's rising energy demand while it also addresses environmental issues.

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