Squawk Box Asia


  • Singapore annual growth slows to 2.1% in Q2  Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says volatility in the pharmaceutical and electrical sectors may have weighed on Singapore's economy in the second quarter.

  • World Cup final was a 'good tactical battle': Pro  Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Tim Bredbury, former Liverpool player, analyzes the hard-fought final match between Germany and Argentina. He also outlines the factors that were pivotal to Germany's domination this World Cup.

  • 'Illogical' for Lew to oppose Woolworths bid: Pro  Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Donald Williams, CIO of Platypus Asset Management, says a "sweet deal" for Country Road and the potential of losing $50 million make it unlikely for Solomon Lew to derail the merger proposal.

  • Will Brazil's World Cup loss hurt its president?  Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 7:25 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says ratings for Brazilian president Dilma Roussef will fall post-World Cup. He later discusses the outlook for the BRICS nations.

  • Why the BOJ is set to keep policy unchanged  Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discusses his expectations for the Bank of Japan and explains why stocks will underperform unless a pension fund reallocation occurs.

  • Are Asian firms benefiting from the World Cup?  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Due to time differences, businesses have seen a dip in earnings during the World Cup season from previous years, says Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Holdings.

  • Why 2017 will be a turning point for Hong Kong  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:33 PM ET

    Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Holdings, says Hong Kong citizens need to be "pragmatic" and "live within Beijing's Basic Law". He also describes the selection process for the Chief Executive.

  • Why fears over Portugal may be overblown  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:03 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, discusses the concerns surrounding the euro zone's periphery markets.

  • Patek Philippe: Expanding slowly in China  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the father and son team behind Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe on why it's taking its time to expand in China.

  • Why are Japanese banks keen on Myanmar?  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Brian Waterhouse, Senior Analyst , Japan Banks at CLSA, explains why Japanese banks are mapping out long-term expansion plans in Southeast Asia.

  • The impact of Qingdao port probe on insurance  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:35 PM ET

    Wilfred Verstraete, CEO & Board Chairman of Euler Hermes, discusses its Asian business and how China's metal financing investigation raised the need for trade credit insurance.

  • Bullish on China and US: Strategist  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Karyn Cavanaugh, Senior Market Strategist at Voya Investment Management, explains her optimism on the U.S. and China. She also says Europe won't see strong growth as of yet due to structural problems.

  • Expect Wells Fargo earnings to outperform: Pro  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    Marty Mosby, Banking Analyst at Vining Sparks, outlines the factors that will help Wells Fargo see a pickup in its second quarter earnings.

  • Portugal fears won't be systemic: Pro  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    James Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, expects markets to recoup losses once investors realize that fears over Portugal's banking sector are "individual and isolated."

  • Markets are rooting for Jokowi: OCBC  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:26 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, says Jokowi's reform agenda makes him a favorite among investors and describes how his victory will give markets a boost.

  • The concerns surrounding Indonesia's election  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:13 PM ET

    Sofjan Wanandi, Chairman, Indonesian Employers Association, says authorities must monitor the possibility of vote manipulation and discusses the risk of social unrest.

  • Expect China trade data to be 'pleasant': OCBC  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:03 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, expects trada data for June to rise on the back of a global economic recovery.

  • CCTV accuses Bank of China of money laundering  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, says CCTV's report may be part of Beijing's anti-corruption campaign.

  • Why US stocks remained calm after FOMC minutes  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, says the Fed delivered no surprise on Wednesday hence the "relatively sedate" reaction on Wall Street.

  • Japan has made a 'policy mistake': SocGen  Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 7:53 PM ET

    Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Societe Generale, says Japan needs more monetary stimulus to counter April's tax hike.

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