Squawk Box Asia


  • BJP prepares for a election victory     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:33 PM ET

    With exit polls pointing to a victory, India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has prepared 300 kilograms of sweets to celebrate. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has more from New Delhi.

  • First up on India's to-do list is...     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:19 PM ET

    Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, says India's new government will need to unveil a new budget for the country that may potentially be "tough and unpopular."

  • Is bankruptcy a solution for Malaysia Airlines?     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, says Malaysia Airlines needs drastic action to revive its business.

  • Why Samsung will see a smooth succession     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    Chang Sea-jin, Professor, Strategy and Policy at NUS, says Samsung will not see any hiccups in succession as its 'crown prince' Jay Y. Lee is well-prepared.

  • India needs to rid its economic malaise: Pro     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Sam Gupta, CEO & CIO of Grand Trunk Capital Management, explains his bullish call on Indian markets in the long-term.

  • Autodesk: Why moving into cloud benefits us     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    Amar Hanspal, Senior Vice President & Chief, R&D at Autodesk, says the firm's transformation into a cloud-based business model has given its subscription and revenue figures a boost.

  • Jonathan London, Assistant Professor at City University of HK, explains how anti-China riots in Vietnam will impact the entire Asian region.

  • Tobias Harris, Analyst at Teneo Intelligence, says Prime Minister Abe's call for a new interpretation of Japan's pacifist constitution will see a "drawn-out debate" within the government.

  • Don't fret a Wall Street pullback: Pro     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    While U.S. stocks are likely to see a pullback after successive highs as of late, Jim Lowell, CIO at Adviser Investments, says there are still buying opportunities in mega-cap stocks.

  • Alibaba vs Tencent: Who is winning in China? Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    In China's mobile battleground, analysts say Tencent is a step ahead of rival Alibaba as the social networking firm makes strides in e-commerce.

  • The unfortunate problem vexing Sony Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 11:32 PM ET
    Journalists look at Japanese electronics maker Sony's new 4K television set line up at a press preview in Tokyo.

    There's one problem with consumer electronics giant Sony, according to analysts: it's not cool.

  • Art Basel returns to Hong Kong     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 9:50 PM ET

    Stephen McCoubrey, Director, Regional Art Curator, UBS Art Collection, and Anna Schwartz, owner of the Anna Schwartz Gallery, discuss how the art fair facilitates interaction between the East and West.

  • Wearable tech is hot in this Asian country     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 9:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss the flurry of products and startups that wearable technology is fueling in India.

  • Tencent growth is just getting started: Pro     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 9:33 PM ET

    Michael Clendenin, Founder & Managing Director of Redtech Advisors, outlines why expects Tencent to keep posting record profit figures.

  • Why don't markets like Japan's strong GDP?     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 9:15 PM ET

    Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, explains why Asian equity markets failed to take off after Japan's first-quarter growth data surpassed expectations.

  • Will we see a TPP deal by year-end?     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    Catherine Mellor, Director, Asia at U.S. Chamber of Commerce, says Tokyo's offer to reduce protection for its agricultural sectors is an "encouraging sign" for TPP trade negotiations.

  • ARENA: Disappointed with Australian budget     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    Ivor Frischknecht, CEO of Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), says stakeholders will be disappointed at the government's decision to reduce funding in renewable energy.

  • Are Sony products no longer cool?     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says Sony's fundamental problem is that it does not appeal to youth, which affects its competitiveness with rivals like Apple.

  • Why Japan's upbeat GDP is bad news for assets     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says Japan's robust first-quarter growth may stall policy momentum and negatively impact asset prices.

  • Japan Q1 GDP surges on 'consumption binge'     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says a "consumption binge" ahead of April's tax hike helped Japan post its fastest growth since 2011 in the first quarter.

About Squawk Box Asia

  • Bernie Lo and Susan Li co-anchor Squawk Box from CNBC's Hong Kong studio. Squawk Box, the marquee brand in business news, is where enlightening and engaging conversations about the top stories of the day take place. Get all your news and hear the views of top CEOs, influential asset managers and newsmakers. The programme also launches you into the Asia trading day, covering key market opens, including Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.

  • Susan Li co-anchors CNBC's flagship morning program Squawk Box.


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