Squawk Box Asia


  • Here are the 2 main points in Yellen's testimony  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, outlines the significance of Fed chair Janet Yellen's statements on inflation and valuations.

  • Weak Q1 led Fed to cut growth forecast: Pro  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Robert McTeer, Distinguished Fellow, National Center for Policy Analysis, explains why the Fed scaled down its growth forecast for 2014 and how that may affect the timeline for a rate hike.

  • Bad trade data casts a cloud over Japan Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:11 PM ET
    Trucks carrying containers wait in line at a shipping terminal in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

    Japan's exports and imports tumbled in May, raising concern about the outlook for the country as it weathers a rise in consumption tax.

  • SouFun: China property to remain under pressure  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    China's property market will remain under pressure until year end, so a rise in home prices and transaction volumes will be unlikely, says Vincent Mo, Executive Chairman, Board of Directors at SouFun.

  • Be patient with China's cooling measures: Pro  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    David Ji, Head of Research & Consultancy, Greater China, Knight Frank, says Beijing's efforts to tame home prices are working.

  • Taking a wait-and-see attitude on China: BNP  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:03 PM ET

    William De Vijlder, Vice-Chairman, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says global investors remain concerned about China's property sector.

  • Abenomics will revive Japan: JPMorgan  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at JP Morgan Funds, says Japan's economy is handling the sales tax hike relatively well.

  • Japan tax hike to blame for weak trade data?  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Naomi Fink, CEO of Europacifica Consulting, explains why investors needn't be too concerned about a slump in Japanese May exports and imports.

  • Is Iraq seeing an Iran-Saudi Arabia proxy war?  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says the crisis in Iraq is developing into an "extension of the Syrian civil war" and a "proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia."

  • Chances of a sooner-than-expected Fed rate hike  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Mark Luschini, Chief Investment Strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, discusses the possibility of an interest rate hike in the first quarter of 2015.

  • MasterCard: Focused on safe digital payments  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Amid the growing use of smartphones, MasterCard is focused on ensuring the safety and convenience of digital payments, says Philip Yen, General Manager, Digital Technology Global Centre at MasterCard.

  • JPMorgan's top energy picks in Asia  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at J.P. Morgan, explains why he likes PetroChina and PTT Exploration & Production.

  • What's hurting Alibaba's revenue growth?  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:23 PM ET

    Duncan Clark, Chairman & MD at BDA China, attributes Alibaba's slower revenue growth for the first quarter of 2014 to its shift into mobile and seasonal factors in the previous quarter.

  • Global stocks are seeing a rotation: Citi  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:13 PM ET

    Mohammed Apabhai, Head, Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says global markets are seeing a rotation from outperformers like the U.S. and India into laggard markets like China.

  • The favorite frontier market of multinationals  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    Richard Leggett, CEO at Frontier Strategy Group, discusses its "Frontier Markets Sentiment Index," which tracks the level of interest that major European and U.S. multinationals show in frontier markets.

  • How will geopolitical tensions impact Asia?  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    As tensions in the South China Sea heat up, CNBC's Martin Soong asks security experts what the rise of China means for stability in the region.

  • Grant Forster, CEO, Australia at Principal Global Investors, discusses the firm's survey where more than half of the respondents are positive about emerging markets, including China.

  • Can Siemens, Mitsubishi succeed in Alstom bid?  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Yukihiro Kumagai, Analyst at Jefferies, says the joint bid by Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is "a little behind" General Electric's formal offer.

  • Former CIA boss: Wary of US-Iran joint effort  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    James Woolsey, former Director of the CIA from 1993 to 1995, says the U.S. needs to be careful about cooperating with Iran to quell instability in Iraq.

  • Japan finally unveils long-awaited 'third arrow'  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Charles Blankley, CIO of Gemmer Asset Management, says the corporate tax cut and policy proposals put forth by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday will give Japan's economy and stocks a boost later this year.

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