Squawk Box Asia


  • The Fed's Slippery Slope  Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kumar Palghat, Founder & Director of Kapstream, says the 10-year Treasury could easily yield 3.5% by the end of the year if the Fed does not manage the rate rise.

  • It May Feel Overdone but Perhaps Sell-Off Is Justified Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 12:06 AM ET

    Fears about the Fed unwinding its monetary stimulus have sent global markets into a tail spin this week and some analysts argue the sell-off is in fact justified.

  • US Yield Spike Bad for Asia Stocks: Expert  Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management says markets are concerned with the speed of the rise in U.S. treasury yields.

  • The Fed Is Taking Calculated Risks: Pro  Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:34 PM ET

    Claudio Piron, Head of Emerging Asia Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research deconstructs what is weighing on EM currencies and backs the Fed saying their policy decision is based on economic data and resilient growth.

  • Fans Stampede in China to See Beckham  Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    Around 500 fans stormed into a stadium in Shanghai to get a glimpse of the football star, climbing over vehicles and barbed wire fences to enter the heavily guarded fields. At least 5 people were injured in the stampede.

  • Can Cloud Seeding Clear Singapore's Haze?  Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 6:49 PM ET

    Don Griffith, President of North American Weather Consultants discusses if cloud seeding can tackle air pollution by creating precipitation and rainfalls.

  • Global Markets Feel the Sting of Fed's Tapering Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    Markets sold off sharply in Asia on Thursday, after the U.S. Fed suggested it could start to unwind its monetary stimulus program later this year.

  • Why the Rise in Treasury Yields May Be Okay Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Analysts say there's no reason to fret about the back-up in bond yields since the move is likely to be accompanied by the U.S. economy finally getting back on its feet.

  • The Fed Isn't Going to Pull Back This Year: Pro  Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Sailesh Jha, Chief Strategist at Arcus Capital Singapore says the Fed isn't going to scale back on its bond buying program this year. He talks about the feedback loop that has taken place in the markets, but expects the pullback to be temporary.

  • How to Play a Fed Exit  Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:22 PM ET

    Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking thinks monetary policy is finally normalizing. He advises investors to leverage on the short leg of the U.S. dollar.

  • Markets Resemble Keynesian Beauty Contest: Pro  Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore says that US markets, despite the volatility, remain strong and the panic is slightly unwarranted.

  • US Economy: Glass Half Full or Half Empty?  Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 7:08 PM ET

    Kirk West, Executive Director, International Investments at Principal Global Investors highlights the buying opportunities he sees in the current market environment.

  • Regardless of Fed, This Is the Big Tail Risk Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Stocks and bonds have been hit hard in the past month by fears about when U.S. monetary stimulus will end and remain at risk of further heavy pummeling even if the Fed sheds light this week on its policies, analysts say.

  • What the BOJ Can Learn From the Fed  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:52 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley , Managing Director of Asian Currency Trading at Nomura warns that investors remain skeptical of Abe's policies and recommends that the BOJ manages volatility like the Fed does.

  • Abenomics Vindicated? Still Too Early to Tell Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Strong export numbers from Japan are a hopeful sign for the success of the country's economic policies but it's still early days to say that the country's export sector has turned a corner, analysts say.

  • Snowden Saga Has Sparked Healthy Debate: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    Andrew Mclaughlin, Senior Vice President, at Betaworks says that the Snowden episode has evoked more people to question the boundaries of government surveillance.

  • Jack Lew Unveils New, 'Less Loopy' Signature  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:12 PM ET

    U.S Treasury Secretary Jack Lew clearly knows how to take criticism. The man who was famously teased by President Obama for his loopy signature unveiled his new one overnight.

  • Risk of Bond Sell-Off if Bernanke Disappoints  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:09 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank explains how bond and equity prices are at risk if Bernanke doesn't deliver.

  • Is Europe the Next Risk-On Trade?  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments is calling the euro the rock star of the year. He expects the Fed to be dovish, which would result in risk-on trade going into Europe rather than emerging markets.

  • As markets await the Fed's scaling back on QE, Hans Timmer, Director of the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank, says the biggest dangers facing developing countries are within their own economies.

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