Squawk Box Asia


  • Australia and China to sign major trade deal  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 8:25 PM ET

    Negotiations over a free trade deal between China and Australia have concluded. The country's trade ministers will sign the treaty late Monday. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

  • What trade connect says about Chinese reform  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 8:19 PM ET

    Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management, says the stock connect indicates that reforms remain on track and Beijing is willing to open China's capital account further.

  • Khan Bank CEO: Hope for new PM to restart economy  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Norihiko Kato, CEO at Khan Bank, discusses speculation over Mongolia's new Prime Minister and explains how the change could have a favorable impact on the economy.

  • Proud of Australia's achievements at G-20: Swan  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 7:38 PM ET

    This year's G-20 summit saw a good debate, which bodes well for both the G-20 and Australian government, says Wayne Swan, Former Treasurer & Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.

  • Michel Sapin, Finance Minister of France, says investments in infrastructure will enable the country to stimulate and "deeply modernize" its economy.

  • Stock connect is a 'momentous step': BlackRock  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Helen Zhu, MD & Head of China Equities of BlackRock, says the trade link allows a "fuller integration" of the two markets and explains why the program will benefit both A-shares and H-shares.

  • Japan Q3 GDP is 'shockingly weak': JP Morgan  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 7:06 PM ET

    Yoshito Sakakibara, Executive Director of Investment Research, JP Morgan, outlines the factors weighing on Japan's growth and says it may be ideal to delay the sales tax hike.

  • Why Gottex is excited about stock connect  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    Max Gottschalk, CEO, Asia at Gottex, discusses the significance of the Shanghai-Hong Kong "through train" program.

  • Legg Mason: Stock connect is a 'big, good step'  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Joseph Sullivan, Chairman & CEO of Legg Mason, says the Shanghai-HK trade link reflects China's reform strategy which will facilitate integration of the mainland into the global capital market.

  • Countdown to the Shanghai-HK trade link begins  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    Ahead of the launch on Monday, CNBC's Bernard Lo introduces the key highlights of the trade connect scheme.

  • Is G-20's pledge to boost growth feasible?  Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist at NAB, explains why he's skeptical about the G-20's pledge to generate more than $2 trillion in additional output over five years and creating new jobs.

  • After a busy week of summits, has progress been made?  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:43 PM ET

    Aaron Connelly, Research Fellow at the Lowy Institute, explains why it has been a productive week as world leaders converge for the APEC, East Asia Summit and the G-20 Summit this week.

  • Will the stock connect benefit Hong Kong?  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, weighs in on the debate whether the HK-Shanghai trade link could erode the former's position as the financial gateway to China.

  • Stock connect to drive 'interesting' volumes: Pro  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:20 PM ET

    Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie, says the bourse linkup is a "landmark event" that will boost confidence and liquidity in mainland markets.

  • How Queensland hopes to ride on the G-20 spotlight  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    Campbell Newman, Premier of Queensland, outlines the significance of hosting the G-20 Summit and describes how the city has beefed up its security this weekend.

  • Which leader gets best hotel room at G-20?  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Here's an interesting look at where the world leaders will be staying when they gather in Australia for the G-20 Summit this weekend. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • Why HK-Shanghai stock connect is a win-win  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    KC Chan, Hong Kong's Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, explains why the trade link, which is set to debut next Monday, will benefit both parties.

  • Samsung SDS makes trading debut in Seoul  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 7:25 PM ET

    Samsung SDS, the technology services unit of South Korea┬┐s largest conglomerate, surged on its trading debut on the Kospi index. CNBC's June Yoon reports.

  • For Japan's Nikkei index, next week is key: Pro  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    If Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces a snap election, Japanese shares "will go up a lot and fast" and may even breach the 20,000 level, says Clem Chambers, CEO at ADVFN.

  • BOJ stimulus may boost bank earnings: S&P  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:49 PM ET

    Naoko Nemoto, Managing Director at Standard and Poor's, outlines her expectations for Japanese lenders who are due to hand in interim earnings on Friday.

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