Squawk Box Asia


  • China to see 7.5% growth for 2014: Macquarie     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Before Thursday's release of HSBC China flash purchasing managers' index (PMI), Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Wealth Management, explains why he will not be focusing too much on this data to estimate China's growth.

  • Tesla's China ambitions     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Ben Kallo, Senior Analyst at Robert W. Baird, explains why China is going to be an important market for Tesla and what challenges the company may face in the country.

  • This is the world's best city...     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss a survey which reveals Vienna as the city with the highest quality of life.

  • Don't point the finger at the Fed for EM woes     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Thierry Apoteker, CEO, Founder & Chief Economist at TAC Financial says the Fed's tapering announcement only served as a trigger for emerging markets to fix the imbalances in their economies.

  • Bruce Billson, Minister for Small Business of Australia, says its time for the G20 to focus on stability of finance systems, to ensure support for job creation and enterprise growth.

  • Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Joe Hockey, Australian Treasurer called out to the Fed to consider the wider impacts of its taper plans, particularly on emerging markets.

  • Reading into Facebook-WhatsApp deal     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Calling the deal "massively overpaid", Rob Enderle, President & Principal Analyst, Enderle Group, says Facebook's purchase of mobile messaging firm WhatsApp is a sign of desperation to retain users.

  • Oil prices are way overvalued: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, explains why he thinks Wednesday's peak in oil prices are temporary and is expecting prices to recede to $95 a barrel by the end of the first-half.

  • Peter Coleman, CEO & MD at Woodside Petroleum, says the firm is making progress on changes to its business model and will focus on capital management in the year ahead, after seeing a fall in annual profits.

  • IIF: G20 should focus on regulatory agenda and EM     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    Tim Adams, President & CEO of the Institute of International Finance, says emerging market turmoil, the regulatory agenda are likely to be the highlights of the G20 meeting commencing in Australia this week.

  • Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, discusses Facebook's decision to buy mobile messaging company WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars.

  • Dennis Gartman: I'm getting a 'little concerned' Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 2:17 AM ET
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    Despite his mild concern, influential investor Dennis Gartman says it's still a bull market for stocks.

  • Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Assistant Professor and Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University, says Yingluck Shinawatra is becoming impotent.

  • Peter Churchouse, Author and publisher of the Asia Hard Assets Report, says government cooling measures in Singaporea and Hong Kong are slowly starting to work.

  • State of the global economy     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore talks about China's love for U.S. treasurys and Japan's macro-economic outlook.

  • Kiev sees worst day of violence in 12 weeks     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 7:11 PM ET

    At least 14 protesters and seven policemen were killed as Ukrainian riot police advanced onto a central square in Kiev. NBC's Richard Engel reports.

  • GLP: China investment will be a game-changer     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Jeffrey Schwartz, Co-founder & Chairman, Executive Committee at GLP, explains why he doesn't anticipate regulatory hurdles from a $2.5 billion investment from a consortium of Chinese investors.

  • Is Coca-cola fizzling out?     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    Pete Benson, Partner at investment advisory firm, Beacon Capital Management, discusses Coca-cola's slump on the stock market, after posting a decline in fourth-quarter sales.

  • Losers and gainers of US's extreme winter     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    While the retail sector has taken a hit from the frigid winter in U.S., David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, says utility and energy firms have seen a positive boost.

  • Why gold could lose its shine soon     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO at CEF Holdings, explains why the metal's six-week rally might be coming to an end.

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