Squawk Box Asia


  • Thursday's address was 'classic Obama': Pro     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 9:16 PM ET

    While President Obama's speech signaled limited U.S. leadership in combating ISIS, it struck the right balance for the U.S. audience, says Firas Maksad, Managing Director of Global Policy Advisors.

  • A Scottish independence will benefit no one: Pro     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:41 PM ET

    Mark Grant, Managing Director at Southwest Securities, describes why a Scottish independence means negative impact for the U.K. and outlines how investors can prepare against that.

  • Oil producers facing a double whammy: IHS     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    After OPEC announced that it is cutting demand forecast for the next 2 years, supply may continue to outpace demand rendering oil prices under pressure, says Victor Shum, VP of IHS Energy Insight.

  • Ex-PBOC advisor: 7.5% growth is not a problem     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    Li Daokui, former PBoC Advisor, says China will achieve a 7.5 percent growth for 2014, but warns of the need for Beijing to lower its growth target for next year.

  • As balance sheet grows, what more can BOJ do?     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:05 PM ET

    With the Bank of Japan already on an "extreme expansionary trajectory", further easing could be difficult, says Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management.

  • Alibaba to see a first-day stock pop: Expert     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Charles Sizemore, CIO of Sizemore Capital Management, says Alibaba shares could enjoy a 20 to 30 percent pop on its first trading day, but warns that the euphoria could be short-lived.

  • What is Obama's gameplan against ISIS?     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Daniel Serwer, Senior Research Professor of Conflict Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, outlines his expectations ahead of U.S. President Obama's speech on Wednesday.

  • Mike Crofton, President & CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company, says investors should stay invested in Wall Street amid a U.S. recovery and a divergence in central bank policies.

  • Beijing's anti-graft drive only impacts government spending, says Simon Cooper, President & MD, Asia Pacific at Marriott International, adding that China is still seeing fantastic growth.

  • Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, V.S. Parthasarathy, CFO & Group CIO, Mahindra & Mahindra, describes the firm's growth potential in the U.S..

  • The challenges that TCS faces in China     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 9:07 PM ET

    N Chandrasekaran, CEO of TCS, attributes slow growth in its Chinese business to factors like cultural differences.

  • Lawson's expansion strategy in the mainland     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, Motonobu Miyake, President, China at Lawson, outlines the Japanese convenience store's expansion plans in China.

  • Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe tells CNBC's Kaori Enjoji his future plans for the Japanese capital. He also discusses Japan's plans to cut corporate tax in order to attract foreign investments.

  • Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, Mohamed Al-Mady, CEO & Vice Chairman of Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), says its diversified shale gas operations can withstand geopolitical crises.

  • Junko Nishioka, Chief Japan Economist, RBS Securities Japan, explains why the below-expections rise in July's machinery orders isn't a pessimistic indicator of the Japanese economy.

  • Rich Lesser, CEO and President of The Boston Consulting Group, discusses Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's rejection of views that Beijing's antitrust drive was targeting foreign firms.

  • David Kudla, CEO & Chief Investment Strategist at Mainstay Capital Management, describes how the new releases complement the experience of an Apple ecosystem.

  • A bleak outlook ahead for China: Newedge     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:33 PM ET

    With domestic consumers failing to pick up the slack in investments, China's economy is still not seeing a substantial turnaround, says Fraser Howie, Director of Newedge Singapore.

  • Place your bets in these 2 Asian markets     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Kunal Ghosh, Emerging Market Portfolio Manager of Allianz Global Investors, outlines the factors that will drive the stock markets in India and Taiwan.

  • China, a haven for stock pickers?     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:11 PM ET

    Kunal Ghosh, Emerging Market Portfolio Manager of Allianz Global Investors, outlines his top stock picks on the back of Beijing's steps towards structural reforms.

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