Squawk Box Asia


  • This market holds the key to Sony's growth     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Ahead of Sony's third quarter earnings, Bob O'Donnell, Founder and Chief Analyst at Technalysis Research, says the firm should focus more on smartphones.

  • Market positioned for weak jobs report: RBS     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says a fall in U.S. yields indicates that markets have already priced in a disappointing nonfarm payrolls report.

  • See very real risk of market correction: Merk     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments, explains how he is diversifying away from stocks and into gold and currencies.

  • Why the Fed is 'transparently confused': Merk     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments, says the U.S. central bank needs to give markets more clarity as to the direction of monetary policy.

  • Fundamental change occuring in gold: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 5:50 PM ET

    Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, explains why he thinks gold stocks will be leading bullion prices higher.

  • This is how Yellen could surprise markets     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 5:33 PM ET

    Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at National Australia Bank, says markets could be surprised if Janet Yellen strikes a balanced tone in her testimony next week.

  • Reading into Wall Street's selloff     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    Jack Ablin, Chief Investment Officer at BMO Private Bank, explains that U.S. shares are simply seeing a revaluation following last year's stellar performance.

  • Good time to buy bonds? ‘Absolutely not’ Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 10:30 PM ET

    U.S. Treasurys have benefited from the recent turmoil in global equity markets. Does that make bonds a buy at current levels? No, says one analyst.

  • Norman Young, Senior Equity Analyst at Morningstar, says new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's experience in profitable fields like the cloud business, makes up for his lack of exposure in the consumer devices sector.

  • Is Toyota being too optimistic about the US?     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Toyota Motor is expecting a continued mild recovery in U.S. auto market, despite below-view sales last month. Michael Robinet, Managing Director at IHS Automotive Consulting, discusses whether Toyota is being realistic about its largest market.

  • Overweight on Philippines and India: Walker     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    Jim Walker, Founder & CEO of Asianomics, says companies in Southeast Asia and India are driving their home economies with sound investments, particularly the Philippines and India.

  • Are hoodies chic?     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    Photos from Microsoft show newly installed CEO Satya Nadella in a hoodie. CNBC's Asia "Squawk Box" team and Jim Walker, founder and CEO of Asianomics, discuss Nadella's relaxed fashion look.

  • Contrarian calls for 20% drop in US stocks     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Jim Walker, Founder & CEO of Asianomics, says he expects stocks on Wall Street to fall by 20 percent this year, as the Fed continues its tapering plans.

  • CEO confidence surges in Asia: YPO survey     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 5:49 PM ET

    Asian business confidence rose for a second consecutive quarter, according to a survey by the Young Presidents' Organization. David Spencer of Asia Pacific Investment Partners and a member of the CNBC-YPO Chief Executive Network, explains the findings.

  • Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy, Compass Global Markets, says the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is likely to continue pushing the Aussie dollar lower as the economy recovers at a slower than desired pace.

  • Good time to buy bonds? ‘Absolutely not’     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 5:24 PM ET

    Here is why not to bet on the U.S. bond market right now even after the recent pull-back in yields, says Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners.

  • Are US stocks staging a genuine recovery?     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 5:16 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners discusses why he believes the rebound in U.S. stocks on Tuesday was merely a "dead-cat bounce."

  • Kiwi dollar too strong: New Zealand Finance Minister Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 2:56 AM ET

    While the New Zealand dollar has been touted as the "hottest" trade of 2014, the country's finance minister says he would like to see it weaker.

  • Is there any relief for copper?     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, explains why he thinks the base metal will see declines until the middle of the year.

  • Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, says emerging market valuations look attractive compared to developed markets but he warns of a "secular decline."

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.