Squawk Box Asia


  • 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.

  • Why investors are disappointed with BHP Billiton  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    Mark Taylor, Senior Resources Analyst at Morningstar, says the plunge in the miner's shares reflects disappointment to the merger proposition and a lack of a buyback.

  • U.S. seeing a good recovery story: Economist  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Markus Schomer, Chief Economist at PineBridge Investments, says the pick up in July's housing starts is in line with other economic data, indicating a good recovery picture in the U.S..

  • This could be the 'best play' in Europe now Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Negative sentiment surrounding Europe has put some investors off the region, but analysts told CNBC U.K. equities are still attractive.

  • Why a AirAsia-Skymark tie-up is a win-win deal  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, says Skymark Airlines is struggling and a tie-up with AirAsia may be a short-term solution for the Japanese carrier.

  • How high can Hong Kong shares go?  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Stuart Leckie, Chairman of Stirling Finance, expects the Hang Seng index to surge beyond the levels of 25,000 within the next few weeks.

  • Mohammed Apabhai, Head of Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says the provision of liquidity from central banks plays a more important role in determining market movements.

  • What's behind IAG's robust FY results  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 9:07 PM ET

    Mike Wilkins, CEO of Insurance Australia Group, outlines the factors that lifted its full-year net profit and discusses how the acquisition of Wesfarmers will bolster its performance going forward.

  • As China's property market undergoes a downturn, Beijing is encouraging banks to extend loans to first-time buyers. CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to a young home buyer about the risks involved.

  • Underweight European markets: Expert  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Ian Harnett, Co-Founder of Absolute Strategy Research, says geopolitical risks in Ukraine and lagging monetary policies will weigh on growth in the euro zone.

  • Is it time to position for a higher US dollar?  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities at JPMorgan Private Bank, says the greenback will outperform low-yield currencies like the yen as central banks' policies diverge in 2015.

  • Google's next stage of growth depends on...  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    James Cakmak, Analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, explains why Google's cloud platform will play a pivotal role in enhancing its search business moving ahead.

  • Why Ansell has an upbeat outlook for 2015  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Magnus Nicolin, CEO at Ansell, says 2014 has been a momentous year for Ansell and expects the firm to start reaping the benefits of its restructuring efforts in the year ahead.

  • It's time for a portfolio rotation: Expert  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    David Kahn, Managing Director at Convergent Wealth Advisors, says investors should rotate out of small-cap stocks and consider less expensive sectors like the U.S blue chips.

  • Sands China CEO: Anti-graft drive doesn't worry us Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:35 AM ET
    Edward Tracy, chief executive officer of Sands China

    Following blow-out first-half earnings, Sands China's CEO brushed off concerns about any negative impacts from the government's anti-graft campaign.

  • Sands China: We are mass-market centric  Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 9:38 PM ET

    Edward Tracy, CEO of Sands China, explains why China's anti-graft drive won't impact the firm and discusses why he thinks fears about the impact of new regulatory curbs are overblown.

  • More downside in store for China home prices?  Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 9:14 PM ET

    Alan Jin, Property Analyst, Asia ex-Japan at Mizuho Securities Asia, explains why new home prices in the mainland is likely to continue on its decline trend for the rest of 2014.

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.

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  • 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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