Squawk Box Asia


  • What's behind IAG's robust FY results     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 9:07 PM ET

    Mike Wilkins, CEO of Insurance Australia Group, outlines the factors that lifted its full-year net profit and discusses how the acquisition of Wesfarmers will bolster its performance going forward.

  • As China's property market undergoes a downturn, Beijing is encouraging banks to extend loans to first-time buyers. CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to a young home buyer about the risks involved.

  • Underweight European markets: Expert     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Ian Harnett, Co-Founder of Absolute Strategy Research, says geopolitical risks in Ukraine and lagging monetary policies will weigh on growth in the euro zone.

  • Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities at JPMorgan Private Bank, says the greenback will outperform low-yield currencies like the yen as central banks' policies diverge in 2015.

  • Google's next stage of growth depends on...     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    James Cakmak, Analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, explains why Google's cloud platform will play a pivotal role in enhancing its search business moving ahead.

  • Why Ansell has an upbeat outlook for 2015     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Magnus Nicolin, CEO at Ansell, says 2014 has been a momentous year for Ansell and expects the firm to start reaping the benefits of its restructuring efforts in the year ahead.

  • It's time for a portfolio rotation: Expert     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    David Kahn, Managing Director at Convergent Wealth Advisors, says investors should rotate out of small-cap stocks and consider less expensive sectors like the U.S blue chips.

  • Sands China CEO: Anti-graft drive doesn't worry us Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:35 AM ET
    Edward Tracy, chief executive officer of Sands China

    Following blow-out first-half earnings, Sands China's CEO brushed off concerns about any negative impacts from the government's anti-graft campaign.

  • Sands China: We are mass-market centric     Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 9:38 PM ET

    Edward Tracy, CEO of Sands China, explains why China's anti-graft drive won't impact the firm and discusses why he thinks fears about the impact of new regulatory curbs are overblown.

  • Alan Jin, Property Analyst, Asia ex-Japan at Mizuho Securities Asia, explains why new home prices in the mainland is likely to continue on its decline trend for the rest of 2014.

  • Chinese basketball star Yao Ming tells CNBC why he's heading a campaign with a wildlife protection group to reduce ivory demand and raise awareness of elephant poaching.

  • As housing prices continue to skyrocket in London, CNBC's Catherine Boyle sets out to find a property in the British capital with a budget of half a million dollars.

  • David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research, Morningstar Australasia, discusses how the National Australia Bank's embattled U.K. unit is weighing on its third quarter results.

  • Can China PMI data continue its uptrend?     Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 8:25 PM ET

    Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, explains why China's purchasing managers' index (PMI) is poised for one more monthly gain before seeing a pullback.

  • Are commodity markets being too complacent?     Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ, explains why he's worried about complacency in the commodity markets.

  • 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.

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.

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