Squawk Box Asia


  • William McCabe, President of The McCabe Group, discusses satellite images unveiled by a Chinese government agency, which showed three floating objects in the South China Sea on Sunday. There has been no official confirmation on whether they are related to missing Malaysia Airline MH370.

  • Tracking copper and gold     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head of Non-traditional Asset Classes at UBS Wealth Management, discusses copper's recent slump and his bearish stance on the precious metal. He sees the latter falling to $1,050 this year.

  • Investors can look to the New Zealand dollar for buying opportunities, in particular against the Australian dollar which is likely to head lower in coming months, says Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management.

  • Stay invested in equities: Motley Fool     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Andy Cross, CIO at the Motley Fool, says equity investors should stay the course, despite volatility in global markets since the start of the year.

  • Investors, take note of this for the day     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells us more about the raft of economic data due for release from China on Thursday and what they mean for financial markets.

  • Ongoing worries over China's economy weighed Asian equity markets down on Wednesday, while overnight losses on Wall Street further ignited a flight-to-safety.

  • Is China on the verge of more bond defaults?     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Robert Prior-wandesforde, Director, Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, explains why he thinks China's first-ever bond default last week is likely to be the tip of the iceberg.

  • BOT will cut rates on Wednesday: Credit Suisse     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    Robert Prior-wandesforde, Director, Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, explains why he thinks the Bank of Thailand (BOT) is likely to announce a rate cut on late Wednesday.

  • Men are 60 percent more likely to succeed in a business pitch than women, according to a new study. CNBC's Julia Wood tells us more.

  • China to see more bond defaults: JP Morgan     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    As financial systems work towards a more market-oriented setting, China may face risks of more corporate bond defaults, says Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds.

  • Cathay Pacific has foresight: Citi     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Michael Beer, VP, Asia Pacific Transportation and Infrastructure at Citi Equity Research, says Cathay Pacific is the most disciplined among airlines in terms of capacity management, leading to better yields. The airline is due to release its full year earnings on Wednesday.

  • Malaysian authorities will need to answer questions about evidence from radar traces which led to a shift in the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, says Andrew Herdman, Director General, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines.

  • The TINA approach to investing     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:13 PM ET

    Jason Trennert, Chief Investment Strategist & Managing Partner at Strategas Research Partners explains why there is no alternative, or TINA, to equities right now.

  • A double whammy for copper     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:47 PM ET

    Copper prices have hit four-year lows on jitters from China's first-ever corporate bond default and weak export data over the weekend, says Daniel Hynes, Commodity Strategist at Hynes Commodities.

  • Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, discusses Stanley Fischer's comments about normalizing monetary policy and how that could impact the greenback. Fischer will attend a confirmation hearing to become the Fed's vice-chairman on Thursday.

  • Softbank CEO: US wireless market needs change     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Too slow, too expensive. That's the message Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son had for U.S. regulators and the telecommunications industry. CNBC's David Faber reports.

  • 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.

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

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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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