Squawk Box Asia


  • Peter Allen, CEO of Scentre Group, says the mall operator is uniquely positioned in the growing retail sectors of Australia and New Zealand to reap maximum returns.

  • Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, explains why she remains bullish on Chinese equities and highlights internet stocks as her favorite play in the market.

  • Come October, overseas investors will have greater access to Chinese equity markets. Andy Maynard, Global Head of Trading and Execution at CLSA discusses the new scheme.

  • Vaughn Cordle, Founding Partner & Chief Analyst at Lonosphere Capital, describes how U.S. carriers overcome a painful restructuring to become the most profitable airlines in the world.

  • European stocks: Is it time to buy or bail?     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, explains why he favors European equities.

  • Obama won't consider troops in Iraq: Pro     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Willis Sparks, Director, Global Macro at Eurasia, says Obama is more likely to stick with drone strikes instead of installing American troops in Iraq.

  • Why the Amazon-Twitch deal makes sense     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Amazon's acquisition of Twitch can help the firm to better engage consumers, says Edward Williams, Analyst at BMO Capital Markets.

  • Why US biotech stocks are back in favor     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    While biotechnology shares are not cheap, they are nowhere near "bubble-like" valuations, says Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group.

  • Minor International: Why we're big on Africa     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Bill Heinecke, Chairman & Founder of Minor International, discusses the firm's interest in Africa despite the recent Ebola outbreak. He also outlines its long-term expansion plans in the region.

  • Shangri-La to launch new hotel brand 'Jen'     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Lothar Nessmann, COO of Hotel Jen, says the re-branding of "Traders Hotel" into "Hotel Jen" will help Shangri-La Group to better cope with the demands of travelers over the next 30 years.

  • Japan still has more growth potential: Pro     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management, highlights the key points from Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium.

  • Hong Kong won't see genuine democracy: Pro     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    Joseph Cheng, Professor at City University of Hong Kong, says Beijing may grant Hong Kong citizens universal suffrage but will likely control the list of candidates from which the chief executive is elected.

  • Overweight Chinese, Indian markets: JPMorgan     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 8:18 PM ET

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, outlines his optimism for China's growth potential and explains why he likes Indian stocks despite markets trading at a premium.

  • US dollar on a strong uptrend: Westpac     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    The fact that the Fed is more likely to hike rates than other central banks is supporting gains in the greenback, says Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior Asian Currency Strategist at Westpac Banking Corporation.

  • Why equities are still the way to go     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, says interest rates won't see a huge surge over the next 2 to 3 years which will bode well for stocks.

  • Qunar CEO: Why mobile is the way to go     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Zhuang Chenchao, CEO & Co-Founder of Qunar, expects the Chinese travel website to transition into a mobile company within a year, driven by rapid growth in its mobile revenue.

  • Indonesia's Prabowo has no options left: Pro     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    A credible opposition from Prabowo is unlikely after the court ruling and as his allies face pressure to break away from him, says Adam Jarczyk, Practice Leader, Asia Pacific at Frontier Strategy Group.

  • China's smartphone brands aim to go global     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:22 PM ET

    Saturation in the domestic market is fueling Chinese smartphone makers' expansion plans beyond the mainland, but can they take on global leaders like Samsung? CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, explains why Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam offer interesting long-term opportunities in Southeast Asia.

  • $500k buys you this home in Hong Kong...     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:52 PM ET
    Residential units are seen clustered tightly together in an apartment complex in the Quarry Bay area of Hong Kong.

    Unaffordable home prices have been a longstanding complaint among Hong Kong citizens. CNBC's Emily Tan sets out to find a property in the city with a budget of half a million dollars.

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.

Contact Squawk Box Asia

  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 NZ


  • 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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