Squawk Box Asia


  • What is behind the global stock tumble?     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    Ed Dempsey, Chief Investment Officer at Pension Partners, debates whether it's Ukraine or concerns about a slowdown in China's economy that's behind the selloff in global stock markets.

  • Malaysian police officials unveiled CCTV footage pictures of the two passengers on board MH370 traveling with stolen passports on Tuesday. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur.

  • Japan divided on restart of nuclear plants     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:49 PM ET

    Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor, Political Science at Purdue University, discusses the polarized views present in Japan over the government's plans to restart the country's nuclear power plants.

  • Stolen passports remain a problem     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    The issue of false and stolen passports has gained much attention following reports that two stolen passports were used to board Malaysia Airline flight 370. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, discusses the significance of the case of stolen passports in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

  • Bruce Kasman, Chief Economist & MD of Global Research at J.P. Morgan, is doubtful whether the Chinese government can contain credit growth while curbing speculative capital inflows.

  • MH370 families angry at Malaysia Airlines     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Frustrations are building up among families, who continue to wait for news of their loved ones on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing.

  • Yoma's foray into Myanmar     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Serge Pun, Executive Chairman of Yoma Strategic Holdings, speaks to CNBC's Asia Squawk Box about the firm's expansion into the fields of education, agriculture and logistics in Myanmar.

  • Deciphering China's weak February trade data     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, discusses the below-view Chinese exports data for the month of February, that was released last Saturday.

  • The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Boeing are joining search efforts for Malaysia Airline flight 370 on Tuesday. Greg Feith, Former Senior Air Safety Investigator at the NTSB, outlines the types of assistance Malaysian authorities will get.

  • The search for missing aircraft MH370 has spurred a concerted rescue effort across Asia. However, Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, doesn't think this will ease territorial disputes that have plagued the region.

  • 'Crimea is lost': Nomura     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, explains why he thinks Ukraine and its Western allies have lost hold of Crimea, as the latter prepares for a referendum to join Russia on Sunday.

  • Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says a lack of signals from the missing MH370 aircraft deepens the mystery surrounding the plane, which lost contact with air traffic control on Saturday morning.

  • The Bank of Japan concludes a two-day policy meeting later on Tuesday and no action is expected, says John Doyle, Director of Markets at Tempus. He expects the central bank to ramp up monetary stimulus in June.

  • Mark Weiss, Civil Aviation Team Lead at The Spectrum Group, discusses what could have happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and why rescue missions have failed to locate any signals from the aircraft.

  • Is China on a 'mission impossible'?     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    Bill Smead, CEO & CIO at Smead Capital Management, explains why he thinks China is on a 'mission impossible' to stimulate lending based simply on a fall in short-term interest rates.

  • Explaining China's credit and yuan puzzle     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    The Chinese yuan posted its biggest one-day fall on Monday, while a fall in short-term interest rates fueled talk that China's central bank may be easing monetary policy. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells us more.

  • Search for MH370 enters fourth day     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur on latest developments in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

  • Wall Street to digest weak China, Japan data Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 5:54 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-higher open on Monday, after Asian stocks plunged following poor data out of both Japan and China.

  • Mary Schiavo, Aviation Attorney at Motley Rice, discusses missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, drawing parallels with the crash of Air France flight 447 in 2009.

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