Squawk Box Asia


  • Don't underestimate ECB's plan: Pro  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    While details remain vague, the ECB's asset purchase program could be powerful, says Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics.

  • ECB's Draghi not doing enough: Strategist  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Jeffrey Kleintop, Chief Global Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, says the European Central Bank is failing with its plan to save the euro zone from stagnation and deflation.

  • Why Asian EMs are the best bet for now  Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Jeffrey Kleintop, Chief Global Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, explains why emerging markets like China and Hong Kong look attractive.

  • Why Europe needs more than just ECB stimulus  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:32 PM ET

    James Mirrlees, 1996 Nobel Memorial Prize Laureate in Economic Sciences, outlines what is needed to revive growth in the euro zone.

  • Why US markets could ignore a good jobs report  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:21 PM ET

    Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer at DBS Group Wealth Management, says U.S. shares are now in a "dangerous stage of the bull cycle."

  • Betting on the WhatsApp of South Korea  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:34 PM ET

    Osuke Honda, Partner at DCM, says the outlook for Kakao is promising because of its dominance in South Korea's mobile-centric market and ability to expand out of messaging.

  • Can Japan cope with a second tax increase?  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 8:18 PM ET

    Peter Boardman, Managing Director of Tradewinds, explains what a second tax hike means for Japan's retail sector and outlines what the government could do to help firms.

  • HK councilor: Authorities must apologize  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Paul Zimmerman, Southern District Councilor of Hong Kong, says chief executive C Y Leung and the police should apologize for the use of tear gas against protesters last Friday.

  • Do US carmakers need to rethink EM strategy?  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Jason Moser, Senior Analyst at Motley Fool, says emerging markets will remain a key driver of growth for American automakers, but warns of volatility in these markets.

  • What it takes to end Hong Kong protests?  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:42 PM ET

    Alan Leong, Hong Kong Legislator and Leader of Civic Party and Robert Chow, Spokesman of Alliance for Peace and Democracy, debate the legitimacy and effectiveness of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Here's the upside to Australia August retail sales  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    Despite missing expectations, August's retail sales remain on a positive trend supported by moderate growth in consumption, says Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics.

  • Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, says China's manufacturing activity has improved, but warns of growth uncertainties next year.

  • HK politician calls for international involvement  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    Christopher Lau, Treasurer of HK's People Power, says the international community should exert more pressure on Beijing to accede to Hong Kong's demand for election reforms.

  • Expect data to show significant US recovery: Pro  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, outlines his confidence in the U.S. economy and discusses whether the first confirmed case of Ebola in the country could derail recovery.

  • Soft yen lifted manufacturers' sentiment: HSBC  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, says recent weakness in the Japanese currency helped business sentiment in the July-September period.

  • US won't see an Ebola epidemic: Expert  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    Peter Hotez, Founding Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, says the U.S. won't see an Ebola outbreak as the virus is not easily transmitted between people.

  • Should you be concerned about US home prices?  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Stan Humphries, Chief Economist at Zillow, explains why markets don't have to be worried about the below-view rise in July's S&P/Case-Shiller home price index.

  • US September jobs report won't be a big deal: Pro  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    John Rutledge, Chief Investment Strategist at SAFANAD, expects the U.S. economy to add 200,000 to 225,000 jobs for September, reflecting a "boring" pace of growth.

  • Protesters stay out on Hong Kong streets  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:48 PM ET

    Demonstrations in Hong Kong appear set to continue on early Tuesday. CNBC's Pauline Chiou heads down to the protest site and reports her observations.

  • Dell: Confident of future in Asia  Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:40 PM ET

    Amit Midha, President of Asia Pacific and Japan at Dell, says the firm is seeing strong performances in Asia's emerging markets and outlines the growth opportunities in China.

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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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