Squawk Box Asia


  • The Changing Landscape in the Middle East     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Reva Bhalla, Vice President, Global Analysis, Stratfor says the changing dynamics of the region is pushing Israel to secure its borders and eliminate any security threats, notably Hamas.

  • India's Electric Vehicle Drive     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:43 PM ET

    Pawan Goenka, President, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors at the Mahindra Group talks about the challenges and opportunities in India's electric vehicle space.

  • Yen Rally to Stay: Pro     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Ed Moya, Chief Currency Strategist at Trading Advantage says that Japan's intervention in the currency market has not helped much and that the yen rally is set to stay for a little bit longer.

  • What's Wrong With Singapore's Manufacturing?     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says the 10 percent on-quarter contraction in Singapore's manufacturing sector is due to a decline in technology, pharmaceuticals and weak European demand.

  • Defining the Future of US-China Ties     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    Ties between the U.S. and China will take a new turn with the arrival of China's new slate of leaders, and Obama's re-election. But as CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports, bilateral ties will very much depend on their trade relationship.

  • China's New Leadership: A Lost Opportunity?     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:05 PM ET

    Cheng Li, Director of Research & Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution says the methhods by which China's new leaders were chosen is a lost opportunity to enhance their mandate to govern.

  • Low Inflation to Hurt Yen: Pro     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon says the nominal dollar-yen rate will continue to decline if inflation continues to stay near 0% in Japan.

  • High Dividend Yield Best Place to Be: Pro     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Denis Gould, CIO, Hong Kong Multi Asset and Wealth at HSBC Global Asset Management says that with interest rates set to stay low for a extended period of time, high yielding dividend plays are the place to be.

  • Trade Oil Spread for Safety: Pro     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, CEO & Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says that as oil prices are so volatile, its safer to trade the spread between nymex and brent.

  • China's Reform Agenda: More of the Same?     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Penelope Prime, Director, China Research Center & Professor, Institute of International Business, Georgia State University says that China's new leaders will not likely make any radical changes anytime soon.

  • Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative says that China has not fully embraced all of its trade liberalizing commitments and that America's relationship with China is filled with both opportunities and challenges.

  • The Fiscal Cliff Is a Worry     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG says the fiscal cliff is something to worry about as economic growth could soften significantly if a resolution is not met.

  • After bottoming in the third quarter, China’s economy growth is set to accelerate in 2013 and beyond, provided the country push through crucial reforms to escape the “middle income trap,” the head of Asian Development Bank (ADB) warned.

  • The latest bout of turmoil to grip the Middle East - Israel's offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip - could trigger a spike in U.S. crude prices past $90 a barrel if the conflict escalates, said an expert, but the move higher will be short-lived since well-stocked global inventories should cushion the blow from any supply disruption.

  • Asian Corporates Missing Expectations: Pro     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management says the earnings trend amid Asian firms have been disappointing, in contrast to the U.S.

  • More Risky to Not Reform     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Robert Lawrence Kuhn, a corporate strategist and adviser to the Chinese government, says that it is more risky for China not to push for political reform than to reform.

  • Senator Bob Carr, Foreign Affairs Minister of Australia states Australia-China ties will remain strong under China's new leaders, and discusses the future of investment flows.

  • US Firms Want Clarity on Chinese Policy: AmCham     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Ted Dean, Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce, China says U.S. firms are keen to find out what new economic policies will be introduced under the new lineup, regardless of who's in it.

  • GLP Goes Global to Boost Growth: Deputy Chairman     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Jeffrey Schwartz, Deputy Chairman & Co-Founder, Global Logistic Properties describes international expansion plans, including recent deals in Brazil and a REIT listing in Japan.

  • China's New Leaders Will Focus on Reform: Pro     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Frank Gong, Vice Chairman, China, JPMorgan Investment Bank expects China new leaders to intensify their reform efforts, especially in the political and economic fronts.

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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