Squawk Box Asia


  • Tracking business confidence in Japan  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 8:13 PM ET

    Yasuchika Hasegawa, Chairman of the Board & CEO at Takeda Pharmaceutical, explains why he is "cautiously optimistic" on Japan despite an uneven recovery.

  • Will there be meaningful dialogue in Hong Kong?  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Richard Boucher, Diplomat in Residence at Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, discusses the effectiveness of talks between government and protesters in Hong Kong.

  • Tan Su Shan, Group Head of Consumer Banking & Wealth Management at DBS, discusses the lender's successful acquisition of Societe Generale's Asian private banking business.

  • Wells Fargo: Europe is riskier than China  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, explains why Europe poses more economic risks than mainland China.

  • Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, expects market volatility to "naturally increase" as the Fed contemplates when to raise interest rates.

  • Swan: Hong Kong is a very resilient market  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 9:49 PM ET

    Wayne Swan, Former Deputy Prime Minister & Treasurer of Australia, explains his confidence in Hong Kong's economy. He later discusses his concerns for global growth.

  • G2000 founder: Sales fell 35% due to HK protests  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    With mainland tourists and locals reluctant to spend, sales have seen a "sudden drop of 35 percent" since protests started a week ago, says Michael Tien, founder of G2000 Group.

  • Why Citi is worried about Asian EMs  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 9:12 PM ET

    Ken Peng, Asia Investment Strategist, Citi Private Bank, highlights the emerging markets in Asia that are most vulnerable to an U.S. rate hike.

  • Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Asia ex-Japan, Credit Agricole, explains why the South Korean won and Malaysian ringgit offer buying opportunities.

  • HP plans to split business - will it work?  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 8:21 PM ET

    Hewlett-Packard is reportedly planning to split into two separate companies. Rob Enderle, President & Principal Analyst at the Enderle Group, discusses the move.

  • HK protests could last for another 1-2 weeks: Pro  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    Willy Lam, Adjunct Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, discusses how long the protests could continue and explains what the event means for Taiwan.

  • Reading the moves in the junk bond market  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Viktor Hjort, Head of Asia Fixed Income Research at Morgan Stanley, says the widening spread between high-yield bonds and the U.S. Treasuries indicate that markets are seeing a correction.

  • Who suffers the most from HK protests?  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:22 PM ET

    Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, says small local businesses will suffer the most from ongoing demonstrations in the city.

  • Here's the downside to US September jobs data  Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    Art Hogan, Chief Market Strategist at Wunderlich Securities, discusses the stagnant wage growth and low labor force participation in the U.S. job market.

  • Time to buy into Hong Kong: Motley Fool  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, says China will still keep Hong Kong as its gateway to Asia and warns that if any policy changes occur, they won't impact the economy.

  • Importance of China services sector growing: ANZ  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 9:03 PM ET

    Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the service sector plays a critical role in sustaining the mainland's growth momentum.

  • Indonesia's largest cab operator revives IPO plan  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 8:55 PM ET

    Speaking to CNBC in this week's "Managing Asia", Noni Purnomo, President Director of Blue Bird Group, hopes the upcoming initial public offering can speed up the firm's expansion.

  • Behind Softbank's investment in Legendary  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Patrick Moorhead, Founder, President & Principal Analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, discusses Softbank's strategy in acquiring a 10 percent stake in film studio Legendary Entertainment.

  • HK protests: What is the impact on tourism?  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 8:39 PM ET

    Paul Tse, Hong Kong Legislator, describes how the week-long demonstrations have taken a toll on the city's tourism sector.

  • Resurgent dollar hits commodities  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, attributes the slump in commodities to a stronger U.S. dollar and secular changes in certain commodities like iron ore.

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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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