Squawk Box Asia


  • Euro will continue uptrend: NAB     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at NAB, discusses Euro's continued uptrend and whether the European Central Bank (ECB) will cut rates at Thursday's meeting.

  • StanChart CEO: We still had a very good year     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    Jaspal Bindra, Group Exec Director & CEO, Asia at Standard Chartered, discusses the bank's 2013 earnings, which saw disappointing profits of $6.95 billion, down from $7.5 billion in 2012.

  • China's gross domestic product (GDP) target at 7.5 percent indicates steady growth in the country, which should support commodities like copper and nickel, says Tom Price, Global Commodity Analyst at UBS.

  • ECB to cut rates at March meeting: BNP Paribas     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 5:33 PM ET

    Vassili Serebriakov, Currency strategist, BNP Paribas, expects the European Central Bank (ECB) to go for a rate cut at Thursday's Governing Council meeting, to resolve inflation issues in the euro zone.

  • Why he favors Spain and Brazil over US shares     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 5:26 PM ET

    Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, says investors should look outside of U.S. equities and recommends Spain and Brazil for value investment opportunities.

  • US nonfarm payrolls may be at 125,000: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 5:17 PM ET

    Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, discusses his estimates for the U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday.

  • CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss the Fed's Beige Book report released on Wednesday, which said recent frigid weather took a toll on the growth of U.S. economy.

  • Asian shares up on China's NPC but China stocks fall Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 5:35 AM ET

    Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, boosted by overnight gains on Wall Street and unveiling of China's official 2014 GDP growth target.

  • We see 'less and less cash' in system: Soho China CEO Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 10:28 PM ET
    Zhang Xin, Chief Executive Officer of Soho China

    Tight liquidity conditions in China are "troubling," said Zhang Xin, chief executive officer of property developer Soho China.

  • Fast Retailing's Hong Kong trading debut     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    CNBC's The Call team discuss Japan fashion retailer Fast Retailing's listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Wednesday, in a bid to boost its profile in Mainland China and beyond.

  • World's richest heading for... outer space?     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team and Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discuss a new report which says sub-orbital flights could radically shift global property markets.

  • Zhang Xin, CEO of Soho China, discusses how the firm is adapting to the country's tighter credit environment.

  • Bearish on Australia? Wait a minute...     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    With latest news from China's National People's Congress setting a growth target of 7.5 percent, Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says bearish sentiment saying that Australia will be impacted by a slower China growth, simply don't have a case.

  • Alberto Ades, Co-head of Global Economics & Head of Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses latest developments in Ukraine which saw tensions ease overnight on Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech.

  • China keeps growth target unchanged     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:06 PM ET

    A growth target of 7.5 percent, the same as for 2013, has been announced by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.

  • Crisis in Ukraine was 'just a bit of noise', says Charles Kantor, Senior Portfolio Manager, Long Short Strategy at Neuberger Berman, adding that Tuesday's rally on Wall Street was actually due to better economic data.

  • Reading into the yuan's slump     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Geoff Kendrick, Head Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley and Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discuss recent steep declines in the Chinese renminbi.

  • Putin is in a 'no lose' situation : Pro     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, explains why he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin is in a 'no lose' situation and the West may be a 'toothless tiger' right now.

  • Base metals to drift higher: SocGen     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    2014 saw a resurgence in commodities, says Mark Keenan, Cross Commodity Research Strategist at Societe Generale, adding that industrial metals could see an uptrend.

  • Could 2014 be the year of commodities?     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    This will be the year of the commodities comeback, says Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, adding that gold prices could touch 1,500 by the end of this year.

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  • 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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