Squawk Box Asia


  • Why it's time to underweight Japan     Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    With a lack of additional stimulus from the central bank, impact from April's sales tax hike will be a drag on Japan's economy, says Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth.

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says the symposium on Thursday is a good opportunity for central banks to discuss major issues confronting them ahead.

  • The main appeal of China-HK stock linkup     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Peter Alexander, Managing Director at Z-ben, says the program to connect bourses in Shanghai and Hong Kong appeals more to global investors who wish to buy into the Chinese market.

  • Jonathan Garner, MD & Chief Asia and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, explains why he's overweight on Singapore. He also discusses the outlook for Indonesian and Thai stocks.

  • Overweight Chinese banks, insurance: Strategist     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Jonathan Garner, MD & Chief Asia and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, likes Chinese financials and insurance stocks because of their cheap valuations.

  • BI: Inflation will be under control by year-end     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    The move to hold rates steady on Thursday will help the central bank achieve its inflation target by year-end, says Perry Warjiyo, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia.

  • Why Weibo is seeing a rosy growth outlook     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Philip Van Deusen, Senior Research Analyst, Tigress Financial Partners, discusses the factors that underpin Weibo's growth and explains why censorship has minimal impact on the microblogging site.

  • 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.

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