Squawk Box Asia


  • Bernie Lo joins Ice Bucket Challenge  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Bernard Lo accepts the challenge from fellow anchor Kelly Evans and takes on the "Ice Bucket Challenge."

  • Not worried about HSBC China flash PMI: Pro  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Robert Parker, Vice-Chairman at Credit Suisse Asset Management, says the HSBC flash Purchasing Managers' Index, which hit a three-month low in August, will rebound back to 52 in the months ahead.

  • Why Chinese automakers are losing out  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Mohit Arora, Executive Director, Asia Pacific at J.D. Power and Associates, says Chinese carmakers are seeing slow improvements in the quality of their products.

  • AirAsia CEO: Thai unit will return to profitability  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:21 PM ET

    Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia, explains why he's still upbeat about the airline's business in Thailand despite making a loss for the first time in the second quarter.

  • China won't see a hard landing: Credit Suisse  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:14 PM ET

    Robert Parker, Vice-Chairman at Credit Suisse Asset Management, explains his expectations for a 6.9 percent growth in the mainland economy next year.

  • Why it's time to turn bullish on Japan's real estate  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Andrew Jackson, Head of Wholesale and Listed Real Estate at Standard Life Investments, says Abenomics will put Japan back on track and in turn underpin growth in the country's real estate market.

  • Will Dubai see another property bubble?  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Real estate prices have been soaring on the back of Dubai's economic boom, but could it be headed for another property bubble? CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports.

  • AMP: Pleased with strong growth in 1H revenue  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    Craig Meller, CEO of AMP, says its first-half underlying profit grew on the back of successful cost-cutting measures. He also discusses how the firm overcome challenges in the life insurance space.

  • Woodside: We can repeat robust 1H earnings  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    Peter Coleman, CEO of Woodside Petroleum, says he is confident that the oil producer can repeat its record first-half profits amid improvements in its underlying business.

  • Expect these messages from Yellen: Nomura  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Economist, Asia ex-Japan, Nomura, expects Fed chair Yellen to affirm that any possibility of a rate hike will be data dependent and also put out a mixed message on the U.S. labor market.

  • Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels: We can win over Paris  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Clement Kwok, CEO of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, explains why he's confident that "The Peninsula Paris" will do well in the highly competitive French market.

  • MMG: Cost cuts lifted H1 profits  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG, outlines how the miner managed to cut costs by 9 percent in the first half of the year and discusses the potential of its Las Bambas mine.

  • Still like small and mid-cap stocks: Strategist  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Vadim Zlotnikov, Chief Market Strategist and Co-Head of Multi-asset Solutions at AllianceBernstein, explains why he's "slightly overweight" small and mid-cap shares, as well as Japanese markets.

  • Exciting times ahead for Australia's Carnarvon  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Adrian Cook, CEO & MD of Carnarvon Petroleum, discusses the firm's discovery of what could be the largest oil field in Western Australia and outlines development plans.

  • Cheetah Mobile: Pleased with Q2 profits, products  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Andy Yeung, CFO at Cheetah Mobile, says the firm posted growth in quarterly profits and launched new products, like the "CM Browser" which has given its mobile user base a boost.

  • Argentina facing a 'dysfunctional love triangle'?  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:10 PM ET

    Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, discusses whether the Argentine government's move to service its defaulted debt in the country can resolve its default woes.

  • Prudential: Asia business continues to power on  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Barry Stowe, Asia CEO of Prudential, discusses CEO Tidjane Thiam's recent comments on the firm's failure to bid for rival AIA in 2010. He later outlines the firm's positive outlook for Asia.

  • Maersk: Rising fleet efficiency lifted Q2 profits  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:35 PM ET

    David Skov, Head of South China at Maersk Line, says improvements in its fleet efficiency offset the dip in freight rates to help the shipping firm triple its quarterly profits.

  • What's behind Ping An's strong H1 earnings  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:11 PM ET

    Lee Yuan Siong, Senior Vice President & Chief Insurance Business Officer at Ping An Insurance, says strong performances in all 3 of its businesses boosted the firm's first-half profits.

  • Don't cheer rebound in Japan July exports yet: Pro  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, says it's still too early to conclude whether the rebound in July exports will be sustainable.

About Squawk Box Asia

  • 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.

Contact Squawk Box Asia

  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 NZ


  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.

  • Susan Li co-anchors CNBC's flagship morning program Squawk Box.


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