Squawk Box Asia


  • Rouble woes won't impact global markets: PNC  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:38 PM ET

    Bill Adams, Senior International Economist at PNC, says factors like cheaper oil and a floating exchange rate system put the world economy in a better position to cope with Russia's crisis.

  • Sydney mayor: 'Siege won't change us'  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    Clover Moore, Mayor of Sydney, tells CNBC's Matthew Taylor that the honoring of hostages killed in the siege is "consoling" and Sydney remains as a "tolerant and inclusive" city after the tragedy.

  • Herald Van der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, says traders could see a repeat of 2004's bond markets, where a rise in yields was constrained to a period just before and after the first rate hike.

  • Will global factors sway Fed's rate hike path?  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    While the Fed is unlikely to change its tightening course, it will keep an eye on oil prices and Russia, says Austan Goolsbee, Economics Professor at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  • With a low debt-to-GDP ratio, Russia isn't having a balance sheet crisis that will lead to a default, says Jim Swanson, Chief Investment Strategist at MFS Investment Management.

  • Keith Suter, Foreign Affairs Editor at Channel 7, describes the gunman as a "lone activist with an appalling criminal record" and the hostage incident shouldn't be linked to Australia's war on terror.

  • After poor flash PMI, what does China need to do?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 8:49 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics at HSBC, says the contraction in December's flash purchasing managers' index indicates that China is in need of more easing.

  • Should the world be alarmed by Sydney's siege?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 8:39 PM ET

    Angel Rabasa, Senior Political Scientist at RAND, says Australia's hostage incident can occur in any country and the world is facing the greatest jihadist threat since 9/11.

  • Why Russia needs an interest rate hike  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    Uwe Parpart, MD & Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, discusses news that Russian central bank raised its key interest rate to 17 percent on Monday.

  • Yoma: ADB's loan is a big thing for us and Myanmar  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Andrew Rickards, CEO & Executive Director of Yoma Strategic Holdings, discusses the significance of the $100 million loan from Asian Development Bank.

  • HK Amcham: US-China ties on a 'steady trajectory'  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    While relations between America and the mainland have become more complex, the general trend shows improvements, says Richard Vuylsteke, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

  • Oil may see temporary dips to $20-30: Platts  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    John Kingston, Global Director Of News at Platts, expects energy prices to see short-lived downward spikes to $20-30 a barrel on persisting market imbalances.

  • Sydney siege: What could have prevented it?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Terrorism acts are evolving into small-scale activities and western democratic societies face "significant limitations" in stopping them, says Levi West, Lecturer, Terrorism and National Security at Charles Sturt University.

  • If Fed changes language, how will markets react?  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial, says markets have been expecting the Fed to drop the phrase "considerable time" when discussing whether to hike interest rates.

  • Sydney siege ends after shootout; three dead  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    The lone gunman was among the three killed after police stormed a cafe to end the 16-hour siege in Sydney. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports from Martin Place.

  • The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian stocks pulled back sharply on Monday, as investors fretted about the relentless slide in energy prices and declining manufacturing sentiment in Japan. Also in focus was a hostage incident in Sydney.

  • Is there a trouble with cheap oil?  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    John Woods, MD, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management, explains why markets are worried about the slump in energy prices.

  • Japan's Abe clinches victory in snap elections  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 8:10 PM ET

    Japan's ruling coalition secured a landslide win in Sunday's elections but turnout was at a record low. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji has more.

  • Beware of more downside in oil next year: JPMorgan  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Unless OPEC meets and adheres to new production levels, oil will see more downward pressure in 2015, says Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Research at JPMorgan.

  • Markets need to find the good in cheap oil: CIBC  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 7:39 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, says the recent oil-induced turmoil in financial markets is "nonsense" as the collapse of energy markets will benefit countries.

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