Squawk Box Asia


  • Expect RBA to cut rates in November: Pro   Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 8:21 PM ET
    Expect the RBA to cut rates in Nov: Pro

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank warns that markets may be in for a volatile ride ahead and explains why she expects the RBA to cut rates.

  • ETFs: regaining lost ground post Fed meeting   Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 7:42 PM ET
    ETFs: regaining lost ground post Fed meeting

    The run-up to the Fed's meeting in September may have cast a shadow on ETFs due to expectations of QE tapering, but Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, ETFGI says investors are coming back to the asset class.

  • US budget battle a symptom of deeper illness: Pro

    Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says U.S. lawmakers will eventually find a way to strike a budget deal, but predicts markets to largely be unaffected by a stalemate.

  • Neste Oil: Europe still holds lots of capacity   Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 7:40 PM ET
    Neste Oil: a lot of capacity remains in Europe

    Matti Lievonen, President and CEO of Finnish refiner Neste Oil says there's a lot of capacity in Europe but challenges remain due to interests by national oil companies. He talks about the firm's niche in biofuels.

  • Will Syria's weapons agreement last?   Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 6:41 PM ET
    Does the US-Russia plan change the game for Syria?

    Michael Hudson, Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore says Syria has been handed a lifeline with the U.S.-Russia chemical weapons plan.

  • Enjoy the volatility: Pro   Sunday, 22 Sep 2013 | 6:17 PM ET
    Enjoy the volatility: Pro

    David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore, advises investors to "enjoy the volatility" on the back of the Fed's decision not to withdraw its stimulus as opportunities still lie ahead.

  • Do markets really just want Bernanke to stay? Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 10:21 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    As Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's term edges closer to its end and speculation over who will replace him grips markets, some say the best option is for him not to leave at all.

  • IHG on Asia's tourism boom   Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 8:19 PM ET
    IHG on Asia's tourism boom

    Richard Solomons, CEO of the InterContinental Hotels Group, talks about how 50% of its growth and future pipeline is in Asia.

  • Why did the Fed blink at the last minute?   Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 8:09 PM ET
    Fed blinked at the last minute: Taimur Baig

    Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank says that the Fed's guidance was clear and markets seemed prepared but with no taper this time, he expects the Fed to move in December.

  • The Fed's 'data' mantra   Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 7:13 PM ET
    The Fed's 'data' mantra

    Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS says that data in the U.S. is just not looking good enough for the Fed to start tapering QE yet. He says it may happen in 2014.

  • US firms are leaner and meaner than ever: Pro   Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 6:24 PM ET
    US firms are leaner and meaner than ever: Pro

    Jack Bouroudjian, CEO at Bull and Bear Partners believes the U.S. market is still healthy and dismisses claims of a bear market but says investors need more evidence of pro-growth policies.

  • Yahoo's business strategy for Asia   Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 8:22 PM ET
    Yahoo's business strategy for Asia

    Yvonne Chang, MD of South East Asia and India at Yahoo, describes the growth it sees in the region despite some headwinds it faces in India.

  • Govt shutdown in October the Fed's real worry: Pro   Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 6:35 PM ET
    Govt shutdown in October the Fed's real worry: Pro

    David Kelly, Chief Global Strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, says the possibliity of a government shutdown in October may be key in the Fed's decision to delay the phase-out of bond purchases.

  • Fmr Fed Mishkin: Holding off taper was reasonable   Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 6:15 PM ET
    Fmr Fed Mishkin: Holding off taper was reasonable

    Frederic Mishkin, Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at Columbia University and former Federal Reserve governor, says the Fed's decision to hold off on reducing its stimulus was reasonable, but warns of the danger of a bloated balance sheet.

  • Revolutionizing skin care with technology   Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 8:46 PM ET
    Revolutionizing skin care with technology

    Jean Michel Karam, CEO of high tech beauty and skin care company, IOMA, talks about how the brand personalizes skin care with a technology also used for airplanes and smartphones.

  • Forget taper, watch the Fed's forward guidance   Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 8:12 PM ET
    Forget taper, watch the Fed's forward guidance

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura is watching the Fed's forward guidance, where he says there could be a change in the central bank's unemployment threshold.

  • New Zealand FinMin: Our door is open to China   Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    NZ's Deputy PM: Door is open to Chinese investments

    Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand speaks about the potential impact of TPP on the Asian region and highlights the role of Chinese investments into New Zealand.

  • What impact could the Fed have on New Zealand?   Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:07 PM ET
    What impact could the Fed have on New Zealand?

    Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand discusses the nation's current account deficit and explains why he's not worried about the Fonterra dairy scare.

  • This will send US yields back down to 2%   Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 6:24 PM ET
    This will send US yields back down to 2%

    Bill Smith, CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager at SAM Advisors says U.S. bond yields could head back down to 2 percent if the Fed does not announce any reduction in its stimulus.

  • Worth a billion? You may not hit the Rich List Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 12:39 AM ET

    Even if you hit the big time you may not make the coveted Forbes rich list as America's billionaires continue to amass wealth, said editor of Forbes.

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