Squawk Box Asia


  • Early Fed rate hike ahead? This expert says so     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 8:10 PM ET

    With upbeat U.S. economic data, it is possible that the Fed will raise interest rates at the beginning of 2015, says Karyn Cavanaugh, Senior Market Strategist at Voya Investment Management.

  • Will Pomeranz, Deputy Director of the Kennan Institute at The Wilson Center, says the risk of an escalation remains in Ukraine despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's softer tone on Thursday.

  • John Lawrence, MD of Stephens, expects the approaching holiday season to give Wal-Mart's store sales and profits a lift.

  • Why it's time to play defensive in US markets     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    As the Fed's quantitative easing draws to an end, staying fully invested in equity markets is a mistake, says Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group.

  • This is Uber's fastest growing market outside US Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:39 PM ET
    The Uber Technologies Inc. application and logo are displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5s and iPad Air in this arranged photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

    Rapidly expanding car-on-demand service Uber told CNBC Hong Kong was proving its fastest growing market so far, outside of the U.S.

  • Where growth lies for Californian food exports     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Jeff Williamson, Director of California State Trade and Exports Promotion, says factors like a growing middle class in Asia, are fueling demand for its food and agricultural exports.

  • Uber: Enjoying the ride in Hong Kong     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Sam Gellman, Hong Kong General Manager of Uber, discusses the ride-sharing app's plans in Hong Kong, which is the firm's fastest growing market outside of the U.S.

  • BOK rate cut will accelerate growth: HSBC     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 9:16 PM ET

    Ronald Man, Asia Pacific Economist at HSBC, says the Bank of Korea's rate cut on Thursday, along with the government's stimulus measures, will fuel growth in the South Korean economy.

  • Strategic M&A lifted Lenovo Q1 results: SocGen     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Strategic merger and acquisitions made over the past years contributed to Lenovo's top-line in the first fiscal quarter, says Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, Technology Analyst at Societe Generale Ji Asia.

  • GATA: Central banks are manipulating gold prices     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Chris Powell, Secretary of Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, says the rigging of gold markets by the U.S. and international central banks has worsened over the years.

  • Analyzing China's credit woes     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:19 PM ET

    Steven Wieting, Global Chief Strategist at Citi Private Bank, says China faces credit quality issues and discusses Beijing's approach in resolving it.

  • Jolla smartphone says holla to Hong Kong     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Antti Saarnio, Chairman of the Board at Jolla, introduces the Finnish smartphone maker's flagship product, which runs on its own operating system called the "Sailfish OS."

  • US stocks won't see 10-15% correction: Expert     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, Director at O'Neil Securities, explains why the rally on Wall Street is set to continue. He also discusses the energy and technology stocks that he likes.

  • Can India win the fight against inflation?     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:46 PM ET

    Devika Mehndiratta, Regional Economist at ANZ, says markets need to temper their optimism on India as inflation remains a tricky issue for the country.

  • Asia seeing strong demand for bonds: JP Morgan     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:38 PM ET

    Stephen Chang, Head of Asia Fixed Income at JP Morgan, notes that fund flows into Asia's bond markets are outpacing flows into the equity space.

  • Ecolab: How we ensure food safety in Asia     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Doug Baker, CEO of Ecolab, describes the firm's technology on ensuring food safety and discusses how China is stepping up regulations in the food industry.

  • Trump: US economy isn't seeing a recovery     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    Donald Trump, Chairman and President of Trump Organization, says he disagrees with U.S. President Barack Obama's foreign policy and explains why the U.S. isn't seeing a recovery as of yet.

  • Peter Boardman, Managing Director of Tradewinds, says the differences between the mainland and Hong Kong Stock Exchange are complicated and will unlikely be resolved soon.

  • Japan's growth will improve: Expert     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 8:05 PM ET

    Peter Boardman, Managing Director, Tradewinds, says consumption spending in Japan will rise as the economy recovers from April's sales tax hike.

  • Japan GDP slumps 6.8% on-year in Q2     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 7:50 PM ET

    Naomi Fink, CEO of Europacifica Consulting, says the sharp contraction in Japan's economy for the second quarter was expected following April's consumption tax hike.

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  • 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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