Squawk Box Asia


  • Investing in 2013     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group discusses the markets' state of play. He thinks investors should take a time-bound approach to increasing their equity allocation.

  • The Return of Inflation in 2013?     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Han De Jong, Chief Economist, ABN Amro expects some inflation globally because central banks don't know when to start tightening.

  • Smooth Sailing Ahead for China's Economy?     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Freya Beamish, Economist, Lombard Street Research cautions against getting too optimistic on China's economic data releases. She also discusses the outlook for Chinese corporates.

  • Sentiment Key to Currency Moves: RBS     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 Spot FX, Asia Pacific, RBS Global Banking & Markets says currencies are regaining their status as an attractive asset class. He adds that he won't be surprised if USD/JPY reaches 100 this year.

  • Markets to Move Up Further: ABN Amro     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Han De Jong, Chief Economist, ABN Amro says markets are ripe for a pullback but they're still at the early stage of a very significant move up.

  • Are Financial Markets in a Virtuous Cycle?     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Han De Jong, Chief Economist, ABN Amro says the global economic situation has changed over the last few months and financial markets have moved from a vicious to virtuous cycle.

  • Aftermath of the Gas Plant Siege in Algeria     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:50 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS discusses the ground level risks that energy firms face. He says companies are taking a more disciplined and methodological approach to risk.

  • Commodities in for a Good 2013: Pro     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings cautions against sabre-rattling from the Fed, but says it is an indication that the U.S. economic picture is good. He adds that commodities are in for a positive 2013.

  • Sustainability of Abe's Regime     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director at IHS, says Japan has been getting a lot of pressure from other developed countries from its recent monetary easing.

  • Where Is the US Debt Debate Heading?     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer, Finaport says no one in the U.S. Congress is serious about counting spending, while Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS sees a major change in the Republicans' approach to debt discussions.

  • Momentum to Lift US Jobs in January: Pro     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says momentum in the U.S. jobs market will lead to the addition of 165,000 jobs to non-farm payrolls in January.

  • What Could Spook Investors?     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head of Investment Strategy Asia, HSBC Private Bank discusses potential risks that could disrupt the recent gains in global financial markets.

  • China's Oil Demand On the Rebound: Barclays     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research, Barclays says the rebound in China's oil demand is not typical re-stocking ahead of the Lunar New Year. His top picks include PetroChina and CNOOC.

  • Growing Risk Appetite in the Markets?     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head of Investment Strategy Asia, HSBC Private Bank says hedge fund managers have displayed optimism not seen in recent years. He adds that money in safe havens are slowly trickling into equities.

  • Bright Lights Ahead for Keppel Corp?     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    2012 was a record year for Keppel Corp as the firm posted S$10 billion in new orders. Keppel CEO Choo Chiau Beng, tells CNBC's Chloe Cho whether he believes 2013 will be another strong year.

  • Time for Japan to Deliver: Pro     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist, The Bank of New York Mellon says now is the time for Japan's government and central bank to deliver on their promises. He adds that USD/JPY will likely test the 100 level in 2014.

  • Apple at $1,111? Not Anymore     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Brian White, Managing Director & Senior Analyst, IT Hardware, Networking & Tech Supply Chain, Topeka Capital Markets explains why he has lowered his price target for Apple from $1,111 to $888 after the company released its latest earnings.

  • Risk Appetite is Back: Pro     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head of Investment Strategy Asia, HSBC Private Bank says the general pace of risk appetite has increased, largely due to the impact of quantitative easing in the U.S.

  • Eugen Weinberg, Global Head of Commodities Research, Commerzbank says the combination of a global economic recovery and continuing support from central banks will keep the commodities super-cycle intact.

  • China Needs To Cut North Korea Loose: Pro     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies expects North Korea to carry through with its threat of rocket launches. He says that China needs to cut ties with North Korea.

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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