Squawk Box Asia


  • Is Hong Kong vulnerable to cyber attacks?  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Pro-democracy protests have raised the risk of cyber attacks in Hong Kong, says Bryce Boland, VP & CTO at FireEye, adding that most cyber crimes are targeted at businesses.

  • Here's why China isn't the major power in Asia  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    John Lee, Director at Kokoda Foundation, explains why the argument that China is the region's dominant power based on its economic and military capacities is weak.

  • What slowdown? Japan still my favorite market: Pro  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:05 PM ET

    Uwe Parpart, MD, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets, says Japan's monetary policy is implemented decisively, noting BOJ Governor Kuroda knows how to handle market expectations.

  • 'Japan is exporting itself out of crisis': Pro  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    October's trade figures are "very good" and will likely persist as Japanese exporters expand into other parts of Asia, says Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute.

  • Despite cheaper oil, Ford still wants lighter cars  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Karl Brauer, Senior Analyst at Kelley Blue Book, discusses comments by Bill Ford, Chairman of Ford, that the carmaker won't delay its plans to roll out fuel-saving models.

  • US consumers ready to spend for holiday season: Pro  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    James Lowell, CIO at Adviser Investments, says an improving job market and lower gas prices will induce strong spending until year-end.

  • Is Asia's FX market turning into a 'fight club?'  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, discusses the relationship between the yen and the South Korean won. He later explains why the renminbi is the next interesting point in Asia.

  • Why mainland PE firms are investing abroad  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Shan Weijian, Group Chairman & CEO at PAG, outlines the factors that are driving Chinese private equity firms to invest overseas.

  • Tracking Sa Sa's retail sales growth  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    Guy Look, CFO & Executive Director of Sa Sa International, describes how structural changes in tourist arrivals and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have impacted sales growth.

  • For bonds, all the action is in Japan now: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Hayden Briscoe, Director-Asia Pacific Fixed Income at AllianceBernstein, describes how economic and political events in Japan are moving the country's bond market.

  • Is 120 likely for dollar-yen?  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Greg Matwejev, Director of FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge, expects dollar-yen to stay near 117 and says something new will need to occur to propel the pair towards the 120 level.

  • BI: Raised interest rates to anchor inflation  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Perry Warjiyo, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia and Wellian Wiranto, Economist at OCBC Bank, discuss the central bank's decision to hike interest rates following a cut in fuel subsidy.

  • China will never eclipse US: Report  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    The mainland will never become the dominant power in Asia, according to a report by Australia's not-for-profit think tank Kokoda Foundation. CNBC's Samantha Loring has more.

  • Why Japan's inflation goal is now within reach  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    The delay in sales tax hike, along with the BOJ's surprise stimulus, will help Japan to meet its 2 percent inflation goal, says Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors.

  • What a fresh mandate means for Japan's Abe  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election late Tuesday. Scott Seaman, Senior Analyst, Asia at Eurasia, discusses the rationale behind the move.

  • US Senate blocks Keystone bill -- what's next?  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    Kevin Book, MD of Research at ClearView Energy Partners, discusses possible scenarios that could happen following the rejection of the Keystone pipeline bill late Tuesday.

  • Keystone bill rejection a 'non-event' for oil: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Sandy Lincoln, Chief Market Strategist at BMO Asset Management, discusses whether the U.S. Senate blocking the Keystone XL pipeline bill could jolt oil prices.

  • Japan PM calls snap polls  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he would call an early election to seek a fresh mandate for his economic policies. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports.

  • Asian bourses turned mixed late Tuesday, with Sydney and mainland indices under-performing on the back of a steeper-than-expected fall in China's new home prices.

  • Pragmatisim is driving global economics: Pro  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Laurence Brahm, Founder of the Himalayan Consensus Institute, discusses the emergence of a new financial framework that has spurred the integration of third world nations with its developed peers.

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  • 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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