Squawk Box Asia


  • Why Russia will not invade Ukraine     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:19 PM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says the military buildup near Ukraine is just a "distraction" and insist that further Russian aggression is unlikely.

  • Sandy Lincoln, Chief Markets Strategist at BMO Global Asset Management, says the latest selloff won't last as strong fundamentals in the market will eventually trump geopolitical fears.

  • Ken Brinsden, CEO of Atlas Iron, says the new mine in Western Australia is an exciting development as it will be the firm's largest asset thus far.

  • What WH Group did right for second IPO     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Jackson Wong, Vice President at Tanrich Securities, says a scaled-back share offering and the elimination of secondary sales contribute to the success of WH Group's second listing attempt.

  • Bill Fitzpatrick, Senior Global Equity Analyst at Manulife, says Monday's earnings statement indicates that HSBC is "frustrated" with the lack of continuity among global regulators.

  • Ramon Ang, President and COO at San Miguel Corporation, describes how the firm's pitch for a city airport can resolve congestion problems and attract foreign investment.

  • Expectations from the US-Africa summit     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    Amadou Sy, Senior Fellow, Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings Institution, says the U.S. is still Africa's largest foreign investor, but warns of the need to diversify beyond natural resources.

  • Peter Bradford, Managing Director & CEO of Independence Group, says the firm's diversified portfolio in various metals helps it to cope with the volatility in commodity prices.

  • GLP: New deal will boost growth in China     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Jeffrey Schwartz, Co-founder & Chairman of the Executive Committee of Global Logistic Properties, describes his optimism for the firm's latest acquisition in the mainland.

  • Why CIMB likes South Korean equities     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Jim McCafferty, Head of Research at CIMB Securities, says a rise in shareholder activism makes South Korea an attractive market. He later explains why he doesn't like Samsung shares.

  • What to expect from Toyota Q1 earnings     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Ahead of Toyota Motor's first quarter results due Tuesday, Mohit Arora, Executive Director - Asia Pacific at J.D. Power and Associates, outlines his expectations.

  • Kingsgate Consolidated: Cost-saving matters     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    Ross Smyth-Kirk, Chairman of Kingsgate Consolidated, discusses the importance of having cost-cutting measures in the Australian mining industry.

  • Why are 'microflats' hot in Hong Kong?     Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    David Fong, Managing Director of Hip Shing Hong Holdings, says the firm's "microflats", which sold nearly 80 percent since its launch last week, are mainly bought by local buyers.

  • Mark Bennett, Managing Director & CEO of Sirius Resources, discusses the firm's Nova nickel-copper discovery in Western Australia's Fraser Range and outlines its development plans.

  • A 25-30% upside in Hong Kong stocks?     Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 9:12 PM ET

    Based on the 10-year average for price-earnings ratio, a 25 to 30 percent upside is likely for Hong Kong shares, says Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Listed Equities at Macquarie Funds Group.

  • Northern Star: Why we want to expand     Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Bill Beament, Managing Director, Northern Star Resources, discusses its decision to purchase two mines from Barrick Gold early this year.

  • SAP: China will be our second home     Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    Mark Gibbs, President, Greater China at SAP, says the firm's strategy in the mainland is to be a partner that complements domestic IT firms.

  • Easing remains on top of BOJ's list: Pro     Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at JP Morgan Funds, explains why the Bank of Japan will need to continue its monetary easing policy for the next few years.

  • Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at JP Morgan Funds, says Beijing's reforms may take years to finalize so investors should buy into Chinese equities selectively.

  • Why the new Gaza truce looks fragile     Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 7:45 PM ET
    An Israeli army Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

    The odds are high that the humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza will once again fall apart, says Thane Rosenbaum, Senior Fellow, New York University School of Law.

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