Squawk Box Asia


  • Yen's Weakness is Nothing too Exciting: Pro  Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Paul Gruenwald the Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Standard and Poor's Ratings Services says the Japanese currency's decline over the past 6 months is just a retracement of what happened in 2008-2009.

  • What's Next for Europe?  Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD says a lot of the political debates in Europe have gone away little by little. He says it is time to find ways to bring growth back to Europe's economy.

  • Feeling Abenomics in Japan  Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director at IHS, says sentiment on the ground in Japan is extremely positive. But he notes that a pressure on wages is still need to eventually spur consumption.

  • This Could Drive Platinum Higher, Very Soon Friday, 10 May 2013 | 7:53 PM ET
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    The likelihood of strikes this May and June by workers in South Africa's strategic mining sector may curb output, presenting an upside risk for the precious metal.

  • Not Our 'Currency War': New Zealand Finance Minister Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:42 PM ET

    The Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand dismissed claims on Friday that his country is taking part in a global currency war, despite recent steps to temper strength in its domestic currency.

  • Capital Flight From Japan: Yen Downfall Just the Start? Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:41 PM ET

    Data showing Japanese investors are looking for higher yields elsewhere is not good news for the yen.

  • The Hunt For Yield Has Gone Too Far: Pro  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Jason Brady, MD & Head of Fixed Income at Thornburg Investment Management, says the current dynamics are showing a lot more risks than rewards.

  • Dealing With The Rise of Cyber Crime  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Mahendra Negi, CFO & COO at Trend Micro says that a weaker yen has been beneficial for the firm and stresses on the possible preventive steps companies & govt should take in the wake of rising threat from cyber crime.

  • The Competitiveness of America's Workforce  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO of the U.S. Council on Competitiveness is very optimistic about the competitiveness of America's workforce. She says talent-driven innovation is the most important driver of competitiveness going forward.

  • NZ's Finance Minister on Divestment Plans  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Bill English, Finance Minister of New Zealand, talks about Wellington's plans to raise cash to bring its economy back into surplus. He also discusses why he is unconvinced on Abenomics and denies recent claims that New Zealand is getting involved in global currency wars.

  • WTA Championships Moving to Singapore  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:45 PM ET

    Stacey Allaster, Chairman & CEO of the WTA; Andrew Georgiou, CEO of World Sport Group talk about what the record five year deal to bring the Women's Tennis Association to Singapore will do for Asian sporting events.

  • ANZ Chief to Rivals: Bring it on  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Mike Smith, CEO of ANZ, explains why the bank is unafraid of executing its pan-regional strategy.

  • Is There Reason to Doubt China's Recovery?  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Geoff Raby, Chairman & CEO, Geoff Raby & Associates and Vice Chairman, Macquarie Group China says despite questions about the accuracy of China's most recent trade data, the figures tell a consistent story over time of an economy that is still growing quite strongly.

  • Markets Are Rubber Ducks in Bath Tubs: UBS  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management describes current market performance as a rubber duck awash in a flood of central bank liquidity.

  • Joel Stern, Chairman & CEO of Stern Stewart & Co. says stock markets are rising because central banks are going through this monetary ease, but the effects are not trickling down to the real economy.

  • The Hunt for Yield  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura says global central banks are punishing the consumers for being stingy. He also states his reasons for recommending investors to be short U.S. Dollar & long Chinese yuan.

  • The Attraction to Multi-family Real Estate  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 6:52 PM ET

    Robert Geringer, CEO at Domus U.S. Multifamily Real Estate Fund, describes the demand for its REIT IPO as it gears for a listing on the Australian stock exchange.

  • Don't Sell Yet, Dow Headed to 18,000: Pro Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 2:35 AM ET

    Sell in May and go away? Not according to one portfolio manager who says the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 15,000 for the first time ever on Tuesday is just the start.

  • Markets Show Unsustainable Ideal: Pro  Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:05 PM ET

    David Roche, Global Strategist at Independent Strategy, explains why he thinks current conditions for the markets point to an unsustainable ideal.

  • Asia Confidence Robust : YPO Global Pulse Index  Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Raymond Tong, GM of Corporate Development at China Resources Enterprise shares the results of YPO's latest Global Pulse Confidence Index. The survey finds Japan's confidence level at its highest while optimism in China has tempered slightly.

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