Squawk Box Asia


  • Abe secures Abenomics on election victory  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Tomohiko Taniguchi, Special Advisor to the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, says Sunday's election results show that Japan's political system has "bought into the narrative of Abenomics."

  • Sydney siege: Hostages taken by gunmen in cafe  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    Armed men have taken several people hostage at a cafe in Martin Place, one of Sydney's main business areas. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

  • Surprised by forecast in Q4 Tankan survey: RIETI  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Atsushi Nakajima, Chairman of Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, says the first-quarter outlook for big manufacturers is "too cautious" amid favorable factors like a weak yen and drop in fuel prices.

  • Could Japanese markets fizzle in 2015?  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Benjamin Pedley, Head of Investment Strategy, Asia at HSBC Private Bank, expects little upside for Japan's stocks next year as markets price in a weak yen, lazy balance sheets and softer growth.

  • Keppel DC Reit has high hopes for growth prospects  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Ahead of the firm's listing at 1400 in Singapore, Chua Hsien Yang, CEO at Keppel DC REIT Management, introduces the data center real estate investment trust and its growth outlook.

  • Philippines central bank: No need to hike rates  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Easing inflation and growth being one of the fastest in the region justify the central bank's decision to keep its key interest rate steady, says Amando Tetangco, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

  • Aussie dollar sinks on RBA Stevens' comments  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    On Friday, the Australian dollar hovered near multi-year lows after Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens said in an interview that the currency is "most appropriate" at 75 U.S. cents.

  • Go back to nature at Australia's Blue Mountains  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    Want some time away from the city? CNBC's Susan Li takes you to the Blue Mountains, a mountainous region in New South Wales, in this new episode of "First Class."

  • China's move to step up bank lending is sensible: Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:12 PM ET

    Mark Tinker, Head of AXA Framlington Asia, discusses news that Beijing told its banks to step up lending in the final months of 2014 and relaxed enforcement of loan-to-deposit ratios.

  • Tracking the cost of living in HK, Singapore  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Lee Quane, Regional Director for Asia at ECA International, discusses the rankings of Hong Kong and Singapore in its latest report, which surveys the living costs for expatriates in Asia.

  • Abenomics put to the vote this Sunday  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow, Japan Studies at Council on Foreign Relations, says Prime Minister Abe hopes to garner "public endorsement" for his policies through Sunday's elections.

  • Why Fitch placed Japan on ratings watch negative  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns at Fitch Ratings, says the justification to delay the sales tax hike was an "eyebrow raiser" and discusses the possibility of downgrading Japan's credit rating next year.

  • HK legislators arrested in site clearance  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 6:47 PM ET

    On Thursday, officers arrested demonstrators staging a final sit-in including prominent democratic legislators like Emily Lau. Michael Degolyer, Director of HK Transition Project, discusses.

  • 'Not unreasonable to think oil can go lower': S&P  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Based on previous incidences when oil dipped to $40 a barrel in 2009, the ongoing rout in prices could continue, says Jodie Gunzberg, Global Head of Commodities at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

  • Expect stronger US growth in 2015: Pro  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Thursday's data indicate that the U.S. economy has improved and 2015 looks like a stronger year in terms of growth, says Stephen Wood, Chief Market Strategist at Russell Investments.

  • The key in Garrett Brands' expansion plans  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:48 PM ET

    Lance Chody, Owner and CEO of Garrett Brands, says the U.S.-based popcorn store "resonates with people around the world" and that helps its expansion strategy.

  • HK authorities begin protest site clearance  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    Alan Hoo, Chairman of the Basic Law Institute, expects Thursday's police operation to remove all Occupy protest encampments, with the clearing of Admiralty's protest site being "symbolic."

  • The number one risk for Chinese stocks is...  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    Erwin Sanft, MD and Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says the recovery of the mainland's property market is a risk for equities in the second half of 2015.

  • HK student leader: Protests not in vain  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:03 PM ET

    Alex Chow, Secretary General of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, tells CNBC's Emily Tan that "Occupy Central" has succeeded in triggering more social and political awareness in the city.

  • More on Cambria's 'Global Asset Allocation ETF'  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Mebane Faber, CIO of Cambria Investment Management, introduces the firm's newly launched exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Nasdaq, which has no management fee.

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