Squawk Box Asia


  • Positive Data to Boost US Dollar: Pro     Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments says the improvement in non-farm payrolls will be positive for dollar sentiment. He adds that data from China will also help lift currencies broadly.

  • Assessing Canada's Pivot to China     Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist, Asia Sentry Advisory says Canada's approval of CNOOC's bid for Nexen will set an important precedent. He adds that Canada will need Chinese investment to tap its immense reserves.

  • Keeping the Recovery Momentum Going     Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist, Asia Sentry Advisory says the positive jobs data is just another sign that the U.S. economy is getting back on the growth path. He adds that it's key that policymakers safeguard the momentum.

  • Netflix Wells Notice     Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 7:10 AM ET

    A Facebook post back in July leads to a Wells notice for the CEO of Netflix. Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, weighs in.

  • Hyflux's Solution to Water Scarcity     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    One in six people worldwide can't get water to drink, and this problem shows no signs of abating. But one company is trying to improve the situation by recycling. CNBC's Chloe Cho spoke to Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman & Group CEO, Hyflux to find out more.

  • Conflict Between Bank Reforms & Liquidity: Pro     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    Patricia Jackson, Head of Financial Regulatory Advice for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, Ernst & Young says there is currently a conflict between the need for growth through increased bank lending and the need for stability in the sector.

  • Watch Out For PICC Property & Casualty: Pro     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Scott Russell, Head of Insurance Research, Asia, Macquarie says the Chinese property & casualty space is performing better than life insurance. He is positive on PICC's debut in Hong Kong, but prefers its subsidiary PICC P&C.

  • The Culture of Insurance in China     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    As more people in China get wealthier, many are looking for ways to better protect their health and belongings. CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at the state of insurance in China.

  • 2013 a Good Year For Asia: Economist     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Erik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist, RBS details why 2013 will be a good year for Asia. He says domestic demand has held up, ASEAN has been growing above historical rates and that the slowdown in the economies of China and India has been domestically-driven.

  • Deloitte's Top Tech Firms in Asia     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 6:50 PM ET

    The top Asian tech firms in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific list may be unfamiliar names, but Jolyon Barker, Managing Director, Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Deloitte says they can create extraordinary growth.

  • Iwan Azis, Head of Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank doesn't think the ASEAN economic community will meet all its targets by 2015, but stresses the significance of the community-building consensus in the bloc.

  • Euro to Go Below 1.20 in 12 Months: Pro     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon says the U.S. dollar is set to rally in a negative environment for risk appetite. He adds that investors will want to go long on the USD going into the end of the year.

  • US to Show Promise in 2013: Nomura     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says the U.S. will be one of the bright spots next year. But, he adds that he still remains 'underweight' on U.S. stocks in 2013.

  • Time to Get Excited About Japan?     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says the elections in Japan will in essence, be a referendum on monetary policy. He adds that he would not short Japan at a time like this, unless it's for tactical reasons.

  • Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says the seasonal purchases of U.S. dollars might have a dampening effect on commodity prices.

  • Getting to the Core of Apple     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    Andrew Tonner, Technology & Media Financial Editor, The Motley Fool explains why he's still positive on Apple's stock. He calls the recent news flow surrounding Apple's price falls "almost noise".

  • Forbes Power List Signals Asia's Growing Clout Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    China's new leaders do not officially assume their new posts until next March, but they're already on Forbes' Most Powerful People list. This may signal the growing clout of Asia's political figures in global affairs.

  • Importance of Asia in US Foreign Policy     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Michele Flournoy, Former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy says the greatest opportunity for the U.S. lies in the Asia Pacific region.

  • U.S. President Obama has topped the Forbes Power List for the second straight year. Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-In-Chief, Forbes says governments are too powerful, which doesn't bode well for the global economy.

  • Positive on China Equities, Reforms: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment is positive that the liberalization of the financial sector will boost Chinese equity markets. She is optimistic on Beijing's reform progress, especially those related to urbanization.

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