Squawk Box Asia


  • Bernie Lo gets lyrical for World Poetry Day     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Bernard Lo displayed his poetic prowess on Friday's Asia Squawk Box, all in the name of World Poetry Day.

  • Expect gold to hit $1,500 this year: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    Andrew Su, CEO of Compass Global Markets, says cautious outlook for the U.S. and instability in Europe will lift gold prices to the 1,500 level by the middle of this year.

  • Cameron: EU to send a strong message to Russia     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says EU leaders have agreed on the need to send a 'clear, strong and consistent message' to Russia. CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports.

  • Approaching 40? Beware of mid-life crisis     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    A new research revealed that people around the ages of 40 to 42 generally experience a dip in happiness, also known as a mid-life crisis. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • Look out for this risk in Indonesia     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Iwan Aziz, Head of Office of Regional Economic Integration at Asian Development Bank, says Indonesia is vulnerable to the Fed's rate hikes, due to a high foreign ownership of its sovereign bonds.

  • Chinese property sector is still stable: S&P     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Bei Fu, Senior Director, Corporate Ratings at Standard & Poor's, says concerns about China's property sector are limited to small developers. Established players are likely to do well and the sector will remain stable.

  • Will Tiffany see a sparkle in its earnings?     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:50 PM ET

    Dana Telsey, CEO & Chief Research Officer at Telsey Advisory Group, expects Tiffany's fourth-quarter earnings to take a hit from challenges in China and sales in silver jewelry.

  • Li & Fung: Aiming to spin off brand business     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Bruce Rockowitz, Group President and CEO, Li & Fung, outlines the firm's new three-year plan, which will see its brand business listed in Hong Kong this year.

  • Tech M&A deals have been 'preposterous': Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press, says he is shifting his attention away from mergers and acquisitions in the technology field to the financial sector.

  • Cooler heads prevailed on Wall St: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press, says stock markets have gotten back to reality following Wednesday's sell-off.

  • Don't jump the gun at satellite images: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Denny Kelly, Principal at Kelly James & Associates, advises caution on the latest satellite imagery that showed objects near Australia which could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

  • Yellen's statement was good for markets: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mike Crofton, President & CEO at Philadelphia Trust Company, says markets need to adjust to the eventual end of U.S. monetary stimulus.

  • Alibaba joins messaging app wars     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    Chinese internet giant Alibaba invested $215 million into a messaging app called Tango. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.

  • Why employee happiness matters     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:50 PM ET

    Some employers misunderstand happiness as being lazy or unproductive but in reality, happy workers tend to be better workers, says Tim Sharp, Chief Happiness Officer at The Happiness Institute.

  • This country enjoys the longest retirement     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    Retirees in France may be the envy of the world after a new report revealed that they enjoy the longest retirement. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • China's construction sector is top threat: Napier     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, explains how the massive decline in Chinese construction activity will hurt growth.

  • Yellen is normalizing monetary policy: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, says Janet Yellen may be setting a new policy tone by calling for a rate hike sooner than expected.

  • After record fine, Toyota to see clean slate: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Vivek Vaidya, Vice President, Automotive of Frost & Sullivan, explains why the $1.2 billion fine imposed on Toyota may be positive for the automaker in the long-run.

  • What can take the US dollar higher?     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar will continue to strengthen if upcoming economic data confirms that recent weakness is weather-induced, says Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank.

  • Stop whining about Chinese growth: Roach     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University, explains why the U.S. needs to look at China's re-balancing of its economy as an opportunity, not a source of concern.

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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