Squawk Box Asia


  • Asia's banking sector looks positive: ANZ  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 9:24 PM ET

    Mike Smith, CEO of ANZ, explains his positive outlook for the region's banking sector in the near term.

  • There were no issues with MH17's flight path: Pro  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 9:11 PM ET

    Glen Winn, Instructor, USC Aviation Safety and Security Program, explains why the Malaysian jet had the right to fly over eastern Ukraine, despite fighting between Ukrainian and pro-Russian rebels.

  • Here's why running a zoo is no easy feat  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    Lee Meng Tat, CEO of Wildlife Reserves Singapore, describes the challenges he faced while running one of Asia's top wildlife parks.

  • B20 proposal will be 'outstanding': BCA  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia (BCA), is confident that the B20 summit will put together a "practical roadmap" that will aid the G-20's growth agenda.

  • Japan markets have never been so attractive: Pro  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:19 PM ET

    Peter Boardman, Managing Director of Tradewinds, says improvements across the board in Japan's economy are painting a rosy picture for Japanese stocks.

  • MH17 plane tragedy was 'unprecedented': Expert  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    John Cox, CEO, Safety Operating Systems, says the missile that hit the Malaysia Airlines jet was at an unprecedented altitude and hence, it is appropriate to block the airspace over Ukraine.

  • What MH17 means for Putin's strategy in Ukraine  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 7:49 PM ET

    Ian Bremmer, President and Founder of Eurasia Group, says Russian president Vladimir Putin needs to reassess his "all-in strategy" in Ukraine after the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

  • Why Israel opted for a ground incursion  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 7:37 PM ET

    Barak Barfi, Research Fellow at the New America Foundation, says Israel launched ground action, instead of an air campaign, because they didn't know the types of rockets Hamas is equipped with.

  • Tracking market reaction to MH17, Israel risks  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    Scott Nations, CIO & President of NationsShares, discusses how equities and gold are reacting to the Malaysia Airlines jet crash in Ukraine and Israel's ground action in Gaza.

  • Ex-CIA boss: Russian rebels behind MH17  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    James Woolsey, former Director of the CIA from 1993 to 1995, says it is possible that pro-Russian rebels may have mistaken the Malaysia Airlines jet for a cargo plane.

  • Bulgari sets up flagship store in Singapore  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari, explains why the luxury brand is big on Singapore. He also discusses its strategy in Asia which comprises of a "balanced mix of all nationalities."

  • Philippines responded fast to typhoon: Red Cross  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:25 PM ET

    Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan helped the Philippines to respond faster to Typhoon Rammasun, says Richard Gordon, Chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross.

  • Beijing won't unleash aggressive stimulus: Pro  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:19 PM ET

    Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, explains why China is likely to unveil targeted measures within the property and banking sectors to propel growth.

  • General Electric's focus at the B20 summit  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:49 PM ET

    John Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric, describes why the firm is pushing for infrastructure investment and how governments can facilitate a conducive environment for businesses.

  • Wharf launches Niccolo hotel brand in China  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:39 PM ET

    Stephen Ng, Deputy Chairman & MD at Wharf Holdings, introduces the firm's new luxury hotel and outlines its expansion strategy in the mainland.

  • S&P Dow Jones Indices: Issues remain in China  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 8:20 PM ET

    David Blitzer, Managing Director & Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, explains the index provider's decision to not include Chinese A-shares in its global benchmarks.

  • Concerned about Pizza Hut in China: Morningstar  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    RJ Hottovy, Global Director of Consumer Equity Research at Morningstar, says markets are concerned about Yum Brands' Pizza Hut division in China after disappointing quarterly sales.

  • Why Australia needs to be friends with all of Asia  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    Andrew Robb, Trade Minister of Australia, says it is important for the country to maintain strong relationships with all of its Asian trading partners, including China, Japan and South Korea.

  • Australia Trade Min: The aims of B20 summit  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Andrew Robb, Trade Minister of Australia, says the B20 meeting hopes to propose strategies that will help the G-20 achieve its agenda of boosting world growth

  • Friend or foe: E-commerce vs traditional retail  Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Jessie Guo, Head of Regional Consumer Research at Jefferies, discusses whether e-commerce is a boon or bane for the traditional retail sector.

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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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