Squawk Box Asia


  • Is 120 likely for dollar-yen?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Greg Matwejev, Director of FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge, expects dollar-yen to stay near 117 and says something new will need to occur to propel the pair towards the 120 level.

  • BI: Raised interest rates to anchor inflation     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Perry Warjiyo, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia and Wellian Wiranto, Economist at OCBC Bank, discuss the central bank's decision to hike interest rates following a cut in fuel subsidy.

  • China will never eclipse US: Report     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    The mainland will never become the dominant power in Asia, according to a report by Australia's not-for-profit think tank Kokoda Foundation. CNBC's Samantha Loring has more.

  • Why Japan's inflation goal is now within reach     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    The delay in sales tax hike, along with the BOJ's surprise stimulus, will help Japan to meet its 2 percent inflation goal, says Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors.

  • What a fresh mandate means for Japan's Abe     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election late Tuesday. Scott Seaman, Senior Analyst, Asia at Eurasia, discusses the rationale behind the move.

  • US Senate blocks Keystone bill -- what's next?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    Kevin Book, MD of Research at ClearView Energy Partners, discusses possible scenarios that could happen following the rejection of the Keystone pipeline bill late Tuesday.

  • Sandy Lincoln, Chief Market Strategist at BMO Asset Management, discusses whether the U.S. Senate blocking the Keystone XL pipeline bill could jolt oil prices.

  • Japan PM calls snap polls     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he would call an early election to seek a fresh mandate for his economic policies. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports.

  • Asian bourses turned mixed late Tuesday, with Sydney and mainland indices under-performing on the back of a steeper-than-expected fall in China's new home prices.

  • Pragmatisim is driving global economics: Pro     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Laurence Brahm, Founder of the Himalayan Consensus Institute, discusses the emergence of a new financial framework that has spurred the integration of third world nations with its developed peers.

  • China's property isn't crashing: Analyst     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    Alan Jin, Property Analyst, Asia ex-Japan at Mizuho Securities, says volumes remain high in the mainland's property market on the back of robust replacement demand.

  • Arthur Lang, Group CFO of CapitaLand, explains why the firm remains optimistic on China's property space, while Keki Mistry, CFO and CEO at HDFC, discuss the firm's strategy in India.

  • Soren Aandahl, Head of Research at Glaucus Research, says investors need to note that China's stock exchange falls short in accounting standards and Shanghai-listed firms lack transparency.

  • Tracking the Allergan-Actavis merger     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Sachin Shah, Analyst at Albert Fried and Company, discusses news that botox maker Allergan agreed to a $66 billion takeover bid from Actavis.

  • What Japan needs to revive its economy     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management, explains why reflating Japan's economy would require more than just structural reforms.

  • After grim GDP print, what will Abe do?     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Stephen Nagy, Associate Professor at International Christian University, discusses possible steps that Japanese Prime Minister Abe could take following Monday's disappointing growth data.

  • Jennifer Nason, Global Chair, Tech, Media & Telecom Investment Banking at JP Morgan, explains why markets are not headed for a repeat of the dot.com bubble during 1999-2000.

  • What's stalling the Wall Street rally?     Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    With U.S. stocks nearly 2 percent overvalued, investors are worried that markets will see another correction, says Hugh Jackson, Chairman of Hugh Johnson Advisors.

  • 3 points on why the stock connect matters     Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Yang Liu, CIO & Chairman at Atlantis Investment Management, outlines the significance of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect and explains why more money will likely flow into A-shares.

  • Ben Lin, Executive Director & Deputy CEO at Tanrich Group, explains why the bourse linkup marks a milestone for Chinese investors and is a "phenomenon" for all industry players.

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