Squawk Box Asia


  • Market Expectations for the Fiscal Cliff     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank says markets now are pricing in some form of a deal to the fiscal cliff. He adds that the deal may not be entirely what investors are looking out for.

  • Is Gold Losing its Shine?     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Tom Essaye, President, Kinsale Trading explains what may have helped to depress gold prices. He adds that copper has recently become more attractive than the yellow metal.

  • Drink Yourself to Profits With These Stocks     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Andy Cross, Chief Investment Officer, Motley Fool likes Diageo because of its good growth prospects. He also likes Starbucks as he says they have room to grow with its recent acquisitions.

  • Quality is Key: Motley Fool     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Andy Cross, CIO, Motley Fool says investors should now focus on quality stocks that are reasonably priced with good growth prospects. He wants to go long on the U.S. markets but says a resolution on the fiscal cliff is needed.

  • Countdown to the Fiscal Cliff     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    John Silvia, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo discusses the economic implications of the U.S. going off the fiscal cliff. He also explains what could have led to the November ISM figure coming in at below 50.

  • Olam Fund-Raising a 'Bailout': Muddy Waters Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 10:38 PM ET
    Olam's CEO Sunny Verghese

    Muddy Waters Research characterized Olam's $1.25 billion fund-raising plan as a "sovereign bailout" since it is backed by Singapore state investor Temasek.

  • Carson Block, Founder of Muddy Waters Research says Olam's rights issue is a clear victory for the research firm. He characterized the company's $1.25 billion fund-raising plan as a "sovereign bailout".

  • Despite the growing Chinese movie-going market, Greg Coote, CEO, Latitude Entertainment explains why there hasn't been a golden opportunity for the mainland film industry yet.

  • Fatih Birol, Chief Economist and Director of Global Energy Economics, International Energy Agency (IEA) says high oil prices pose a major risk for the global economic recovery. He also addresses concerns regarding the development of shale gas.

  • Bullish on China for Next 6 Months: Pro     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kevin Gaynor, Co-head of Macro Strategy Research, Nomura is bullish on China in Q4 and Q1 next year, but explains why growth is expected to fade rapidly in the second half of 2013.

  • No Clarity on Olam's Business Model: Pro     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 6:50 PM ET

    Alan Lok, Director, Sabio Global Singapore says Olam has not explained its business model clearly enough, and cautions investors to take a long-term view on its stock.

  • Peter Misek, MD, Technology Research, Jefferies sees a poor outlook for the PC sector but is positive on both the low and high end smartphone and tablet markets.

  • Euro Could Hit 1.35 Next Quarter: Pro     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head, FX Strategy, Westpac Bank says EUR/USD will continue to rally and could hit 1.35 in the first quarter next year.

  • Fund Flows to Asia     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Robert Deutsch, Head, Global Liquidity Business, JP Morgan Asset Management and Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, ANZ discuss the impact of fund flows to Asia.

  • Asia Still Looks Good: Economist     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, ANZ says that investors are still turning to Asia and Australia for investment opportunities.

  • Commodities Are Firming up: Pro     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Sean Hyman, Editor, Ultimate Wealth Report says that commodities are firming up as data out of China starts to turn positive.

  • The Bigger Worry: US or the Euro Zone?     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 5:35 PM ET

    Peter Morici, professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission discusses the U.S. fiscal cliff situation and the recent sovereign downgrades in the euro zone.

  • Energy's Risk-Reward Opportunity     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Bruno Del Ama, CEO, Global X Funds says that the energy plays like natural gas and unconventional oil sectors are very compelling.

  • Opportunities Past the 'Cliff'     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Bruno Del Ama, CEO, Global X Funds says that if you want to get past the fiscal cliff, look at emerging markets like China.

  • Risk On Is Back—Time to Quit Bonds for Stocks? Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    As the mood turns optimistic towards the global economy, is it time to quit bonds and pile up on some risk assets instead? It may be too early, analysts tell CNBC.

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.

Contact Squawk Box Asia

  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 NZ


  • 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.


Get the best of CNBC in your inbox