Squawk Box Asia


  • Tracking uncertainty in economic policy     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, says there are "inherent uncertainties" in economic models. He calls the implementation of the Fed's forward guidance "problematic."

  • Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reform package is "nothing new" and hence, it will not "knock the socks" off financial markets.

  • Will Abe's reform measures work?     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:10 PM ET

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, explains why's still cautious on Japan following details of Prime Minister Abe's 'third arrow' plan.

  • Will 'Occupy Central' hurt Hong Kong? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 6:37 PM ET
    Demonstrators supporting the 'occupy central' movement display placards asking residents to cast ballots for the referendum on three proposals outlining rules for the chief executive election.

    As a pro-democracy movement gains steam in Hong Kong, some worry the campaign could hurt the city's competitiveness and rattle its financial market.

  • Paul Degarabedian, Senior Media Analyst at Rentrak, says China's box office is growing at 30 percent annually and may surpass North America by 2025 to become the world's biggest film market.

  • Kevin Anderson, Head of Investments, Asia-Pacific at State Street Global Advisors, explains why the "Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect" is an important development for overseas investors.

  • Gerardo Salazar, CEO of Banco Interacciones, explains how the lender is facilitating Asian investment into Mexican infrastructure.

  • Thomas Hugger, Founder & CEO, Asia Frontier Capital, says the Vietnamese market has bottomed out and stocks offer nearly 7 percent dividend yields.

  • How trade is evolving in Asia     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:21 PM ET

    Asia's economic success is built on trade, but as the U.S. and Europe recover their trade prowess, Asia has adapted to become more than just an export machine. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.

  • Is a summer correction coming for US stocks?     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Liz Ann Sonders, SVP & Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, says the summer season is a historically weak period for U.S. shares and any pullback will be healthy for the market.

  • Salman Karim, Managing Director at Orion Group, describes opportunities that he sees in Bangladesh as the country aims to improve its infrastructure.

  • Is the uptrend in oil about to reverse?     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    As long as the Sunni insurgency remains contained in the northern part of Iraq, pressure on oil prices may start to ease soon, says Jason Feer, COO, Americas at Argus Media.

  • Douglas Woolford, President, Convergent Wealth Advisor, says U.S. stocks won't be hurt by an uptick in inflation and still have "a lot more room to run over the next two years."

  • Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, says the country's "mini stimulus" rolled out in recent months is working to prop up the economy.

  • Hong Kong democracy poll draws over 700,000     Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Emily Lau, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party and Priscilla Leung, Member of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong, debate the legitimacy of the pro-democracy referendum.

  • Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, says the direction that the purchasing managers' index is headed matters more than decimal-point changes in the readings.

  • Foodpanda's recipe for success     Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Chinmay Malaviya, Managing Director, Hong Kong & Singapore of Foodpanda, outlines the firm's unique proposition and its expansion plans moving forward.

  • Mobile payment is hot in this part of Asia     Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 8:41 PM ET

    Paul Leishman, COO of Coda Payments, says mobile payment is seeing strong growth in Southeast Asia, alongside digital content like apps and music.

  • Stabilization in manufacturing and a declining property sector has placed the country at a "tipping point", says Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist, Strategist, Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole.

  • Ahead of UFC's next "Fight Night" in Macau, President Dana White says Asia's history in martial arts makes the region fertile ground for growth in his first Pan-Asian trip.

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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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