Squawk Box Asia


  • FireEye: Rise in cyber dangers 'alarming'  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:23 PM ET

    David DeWalt, chairman & CEO of FireEye, says the "exponential increase" in cyber crimes is "alarming" and discusses the rise of a global cyber arms race.

  • McLaren: Singapore is an 'influential' market  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:14 PM ET

    While Singapore's market is small in volume, it is influential across Asia, says Mike Flewitt, CEO of McLaren Automotive. He also discusses the impact from China's anti-graft crackdown.

  • Greek Fin Min: We're building trust with EU  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:47 PM ET

    Yanis Varoufakis, finance minister of Greece, responds to criticisms about Athens' reform proposals and says the four-month bailout extension will allow Greece to "reestablish bonds of trust" with its European partners.

  • Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the Fed to eliminate forward guidance and its "patient" language at next month's policy meeting.

  • Yellen set out a 'gradual rate hike path': StanChart  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Despite a strong jobs market, Fed Chair Yellen noted that inflationary pressure and earnings growth remained contained in the U.S., says Nick Verdi, director of FX Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank.

  • For Yellen, the US jobs recovery is not done: Pro  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    James Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, says Fed Chair Yellen's testimony on Tuesday indicates that the U.S. jobs recovery failed to meet the Fed's expectations.

  • Alex Bumazhny, analyst at Fitch Ratings, says the mainland's corruption crackdown is driving high rollers to the casinos in Australia, instead of Singapore.

  • Can HSBC tide through this 'perfect storm'?  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 8:33 PM ET

    Bill Fitzpatrick, global equity analyst at Manulife Asset Management, says the full-year results indicate "widespread weakness" at the British Bank, but if the lender can focus on rightsizing then its stock has been oversold.

  • China easing depends on growth target: Pro  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 8:14 PM ET

    If China's leaders set a growth target of 7 percent at the upcoming National People┬┐s Congress, expect a lot more easing, says Sam Le Cornu, senior portfolio manager, Asia Listed Equities at Macquarie Funds Group.

  • Tracking Scentre Group's robust FY profit  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 8:05 PM ET

    Peter Allen, CEO of Scentre Group, discusses the firm's first full-year results following the demerger from Westfield last June.

  • What Honda wants to achieve with CEO change  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:49 PM ET

    After 5 challenging years, Honda Motor hopes that a change in leadership can bring the firm towards a positive direction, says Karl Brauer, senior analyst at Kelley Blue Book.

  • Despite 31% fall, BHP results still positive: Pro  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:33 PM ET

    Tim Schroeders, portfolio manager at Pengana Capital, explains why he is reading the 31 percent slump in BHP Billiton's half-year profit positively.

  • For markets, Yellen matters more than Greece: Pro  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:17 PM ET

    Vadim Zlotnikov, chief market strategist and co-head of Multi-asset Solutions at AllianceBernstein, says Fed Chair Yellen's remarks on the U.S. economy will be watched over the next two days.

  • Takeda: What globalization means for us  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:44 PM ET

    Christophe Weber, president & COO of Takeda Pharmaceutical, says the research-based firm aims to be "present in all countries relevant for the pharmaceutical sector" via organic growth.

  • RBA is wrong! Aussie dollar isn't overvalued: NAB  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Ray Attrill, co-head of FX Strategy at NAB, says the Australian dollar is "where it should be", having fallen by the same amount as commodity prices since the latter's peak in 2011.

  • A pedestrian looks at graphs of the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, top left, and the exchange rate of the yen against the U.S. dollar, top right, outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Jan. 16, 2015.

    Asian markets mostly rose on the first trading day of the Year of the Sheep, buoyed by a bailout deal between Greece and the euro zone last week.

  • Which Oscar song sums up Greek crisis? Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 10:46 PM ET

    With the 87th Academy Awards underway in Los Angeles, tell us which nominated song best describes the ongoing Greek drama:

  • In anticipation of Singapore's Jubilee Budget  Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 8:45 PM ET

    Amy Ang, ASEAN Financial Services Tax Leader at EY, outlines her expectations for this year's budget, which comes along with Singapore's 50th anniversary.

  • HSBC Q4 earnings: What to expect  Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 8:33 PM ET

    Jackson Wong, associate director at United Simsen Securities, outlines his expectations for the British bank, which is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results on Monday.

  • Assessing Japan's 2% inflation target  Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    While Japan has a good chance of escaping deflation, it will be difficult for the country to hit the Bank of Japan's inflation target, says Ken Peng, Asia Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank.

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