Squawk Box Asia


  • Who is playing up sectarian politics in Iraq?  Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow at Cato Institute, discusses claims from Iran's supreme leader that the U.S. is trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries.

  • Tracking the fate of bitcoin in China  Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:38 PM ET

    While bitcoin is recognized by China's central bank, the use of the digital currency has been suppressed by authorities, says Bobby Lee, CEO of BTC China.

  • EMs may see more profit-taking ahead: SocGen  Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:19 PM ET

    Investors may continue booking profits on emerging markets amid tensions in Iraq and fears of a potential hike in U.S. rates, says Patrick Legland, Global Research & Strategy, Societe Generale.

  • 'Panda' flash mob takes over Hong Kong  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Some 1,600 paper pandas are on display in Hong Kong in an effort to raise awareness for the endangered animal. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

  • Occupy Central: We want true democracy  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:41 PM ET

    Benny Tai, Co-founder of "Occupy Central", hopes for China to honor its promise of universal suffrage for Hong Kong in 2017.

  • Tianhe made its trade debut at the 'right time': Pro  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    Jackson Wong, Vice President, Tanrich Securities, says timing and recent upbeat sentiment in the market are buoying Tianhe Chemicals' debut in Hong Kong.

  • Royal Group: Split was all about succession  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Asok Kumar Hiranandani, Chairman of Royal Group Holdings, says the carving up of its family business in 2011 was necessary for its succession and future expansion plans.

  • Is money laundering in Asia benefiting terrorists?  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:34 PM ET

    Michael Thomas, Director, North Asia, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, discusses the issue of money laundering in China and whether that has been a source of funding for terrorist groups.

  • These 2 countries will survive volatility in oil  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Sammy Simnegar, Portfolio Manager at Fidelity Investments, explains why India and Indonesia are better positioned than their oil-importing peers to weather the rise in prices.

  • Lagarde: QE needed if low inflation persists  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    Speaking to CNBC ahead of a meeting of European finance ministers, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF, discusses what she hopes to see from the European Central Bank.

  • Iraq won't be another Vietnam: Expert  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Tom Henriksen, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, explains why the U.S. dispatch of military advisers to Iraq won't lead to any more intervention

  • Swire: Concerned about 'Occupy Central'  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    John Slosar, Chairman of Swire, says the "Occupy Central" movement may not be in Hong Kong's interest if it threatens the city's business climate.

  • How is Swire tackling rising oil prices  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:23 PM ET

    John Slosar, Chairman of Swire and Cathay Pacific, outlines the airline's strategy to hedge against volatility in oil prices.

  • Did Citi misuse TDRs in shareholder meetings?  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 9:46 PM ET

    David Webb, Editor, Webb-site.com, discusses the issue of how Citibank may be using Taiwan Depositary Receipts (TDRs) to tilt the outcome of shareholder meetings in Hong Kong.

  • Encouraged by market reaction to Fed: Strategist  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 9:09 PM ET

    The overnight gains on Wall Street after the latest FOMC meeting is a "bullish sign" of underlying investor confidence, says Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners.

  • More millionaires call Asia home: Report  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:49 PM ET

    For the first time this year, Asia may have more millionaires than North America. Claire Sauvanaud, Vice President, Capgemini Financial Services, discusses the firm's latest world wealth report.

  • Tracking the impact of China's metal probe  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    Owen Hegarty, Vice Chairman, G-Resources Group, discusses the probe into China's Qingdao port for the improper use of metals as collateral.

  • Manulife: Asia needs more retirement savings  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Michael Dommermuth, President, International Asset Management, Manulife Asset Management, explains why married couples in Asia are underestimating the costs of retirement.

  • What are the options available for US in Iraq?  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Faysal Itani, Resident Fellow at the Atlantic Council, explains why the U.S. is in a tight spot this time when it comes to quelling instability in Iraq.

  • Why Amazon is entering the smartphone market  Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    James McQuivey, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester, says the Fire Phone will allow its users to be within "a finger's reach" from Amazon's online store.

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.


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