Squawk Box Asia


  • 3 Asian Sectors to Watch     Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:55 PM ET

    Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director, Bowen Asia says that he likes high quality Japanese exporters, Chinese domestic consumption stocks and local Indian plays.

  • Adapt Now: Japan Firms Heed Message in China Dispute Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 1:35 AM ET

    Japanese companies, bearing the brunt of the economic fallout from a territorial dispute between China and Japan, appear to be heeding one message from the spat: adapt now or pay the price of a dispute that looks likely to rumble on for some time.

  • Expect Healthy Numbers Out of China's Big Banks     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 8:40 PM ET

    Mike Werner, Senior Equity Analyst, Chinese & HK Banks, Sanford C. Bernstein discusses expectations for Q3 earnings. He forecasts Bank of China to beat estimates.

  • Gold May Reach $1,900 in the Next 6 Months: UBS     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Tom Price, Global Commodity Analyst, UBS says recent moves in the gold price have led to a disturbing pattern. He expresses hope that gold does not reach $1,500/oz.

  • Investing in Emerging Market Debt     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Guillermo Osses, Head of Emerging Markets Debt Portfolio Management, HSBC Global Asset Management says the evolving role of emerging markets as the world's biggest creditors is a reason for investors to consider taking positions.

  • Is Inflation Still a Key Concern for New Zealand?     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Eric Viloria, Senior Currency Strategist, FOREX.com, says inflation doesn't seem to be a top concern for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. He adds that the pivotal level for the dollar would be 0.82 to the U.S dollar.

  • Euro Zone Taking the Right Steps to Integration     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President & CIO, Merk Investments says the euro zone is now on a slow, messy process towards integration which will help the bloc recover from its debt crisis.

  • Axel Merk, President & CIO, Merk Investments, warns that investors should watch out for what will happen to the U.S. economy in a post-Bernanke era, particularly if Mitt Romney wins the presidential election November.

  • New Zealand Central Bank Holds Rates     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Fred Gibson, Associate Economist, Moody's Analytics, says New Zealand's central bank will likely start its tightening cycle in the third quarter of next year after keeping rates steady on Thursday.

  • Are the Best Days Over for Apple's Stock? Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:23 AM ET

    Has the Apple stock, which gained more than 70 percent this year, seen its best days? Shares of the tech giant have shed more than 14 percent since hitting an all-time high of $705 in September, compared to the S&P 500 which lost 3 percent in the same period.

  • Asian Central Banks Will Have Room to Move     Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 8:53 PM ET

    Gary Dugan, CIO, Asia & Middle East, Coutts explains why he thinks Asian central banks will cut interest rates sometime next year. He adds that this could encourage equity investors back into the markets.

  • Hamid Moghadam, Chairman & Co-CEO, Prologis tells CNBC the combination of population, consumption growth, and limited supply is helping his firm's earnings.

  • Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst, Nomura says China will react strongly if Romney labels the country a "currency manipulator" if he won. He discusses what else will be at the top of the next President's foreign policy agenda.

  • Martin Gray, Fund Manager & Non-Executive Director at MitonOptimal explains why his fund is currently holding 35% of its holdings in cash.

  • Stay Cautious on Yen Despite Short-Term Gains     Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Gareth Berry, FX Strategist, UBS Investment Bank is bearish on the JPY over the next 12 months, but expects the currency to appreciate in the short term on the Fed's actions.

  • Is China On the Reform Path?     Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst, Nomura expresses caution towards speculation that China's new leaders will wholeheartedly embrace the reform path.

  • Breaking Down the Electoral Math     Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst, Nomura discusses the states Barack Obama will need to win to retain the White House. He adds that Ohio will likely remain the critical factor in this election.

  • After QE3, Can the Fed Excite Markets This Week? Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:40 AM ET

    Just because last month’s Federal Reserve meeting came with some punch with the announcement of aggressive stimulus measures to boost the U.S. economy, does not mean this month’s meeting is any less important, Fed watchers say.

  • Should Australia Drop the Idea of a Budget Surplus? Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 12:45 AM ET

    The Australian government on Monday lowered its expectations for a budget surplus as falling commodity prices coupled with slower growth begins to bite, giving rise to the question: should the country drop the idea of a surplus?

  • Investing in High-Dividend Yielding Assets     Sunday, 21 Oct 2012 | 8:50 PM ET

    Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer for Asia at Finaport, explains the case for high-yielding equities for those seeking investment income.

About Squawk Box Asia

  • Bernie Lo and Susan Li co-anchor Squawk Box from CNBC's Hong Kong studio. Squawk Box, the marquee brand in business news, is where enlightening and engaging conversations about the top stories of the day take place. Get all your news and hear the views of top CEOs, influential asset managers and newsmakers. The programme also launches you into the Asia trading day, covering key market opens, including Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.

  • Susan Li co-anchors CNBC's flagship morning program Squawk Box.


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