Squawk Box Asia


  • HK councilor: Authorities must apologize   Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:44 PM ET
    HK councilor: Authorities owe HK an apology

    Paul Zimmerman, Southern District Councilor of Hong Kong, says chief executive C Y Leung and the police should apologize for the use of tear gas against protesters last Friday.

  • Do US carmakers need to rethink EM strategy?   Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:34 PM ET
    Do US carmakers need to rethink EM strategy?

    Jason Moser, Senior Analyst at Motley Fool, says emerging markets will remain a key driver of growth for American automakers, but warns of volatility in these markets.

  • What it takes to end Hong Kong protests?   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:42 PM ET
    What it takes to end Hong Kong protests?

    Alan Leong, Hong Kong Legislator and Leader of Civic Party and Robert Chow, Spokesman of Alliance for Peace and Democracy, debate the legitimacy and effectiveness of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Here's the upside to Australia August retail sales   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:31 PM ET
    Australia retail sales rose less-than-expected in August

    Despite missing expectations, August's retail sales remain on a positive trend supported by moderate growth in consumption, says Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics.

  • China September official PMI holds steady - will it last?

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, says China's manufacturing activity has improved, but warns of growth uncertainties next year.

  • HK politician calls for international involvement   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:42 PM ET
    HK politician calls for international involvement

    Christopher Lau, Treasurer of HK's People Power, says the international community should exert more pressure on Beijing to accede to Hong Kong's demand for election reforms.

  • Expect data to show significant US recovery: Pro   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:14 PM ET
    Expect data to show significant US recovery: Pro

    Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, outlines his confidence in the U.S. economy and discusses whether the first confirmed case of Ebola in the country could derail recovery.

  • Soft yen lifted manufacturers' sentiment: HSBC   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:51 PM ET
    Soft yen lifted manufacturers' sentiment: HSBC

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, says recent weakness in the Japanese currency helped business sentiment in the July-September period.

  • US won't see an Ebola epidemic: Expert   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:40 PM ET
    US won't see an Ebola epidemic: Expert

    Peter Hotez, Founding Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, says the U.S. won't see an Ebola outbreak as the virus is not easily transmitted between people.

  • Should you be concerned about US home prices?   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:31 PM ET
    Should you be concerned about US home prices?

    Stan Humphries, Chief Economist at Zillow, explains why markets don't have to be worried about the below-view rise in July's S&P/Case-Shiller home price index.

  • US September jobs report won't be a big deal: Pro   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:17 PM ET
    US September jobs report won't be a big deal: Pro

    John Rutledge, Chief Investment Strategist at SAFANAD, expects the U.S. economy to add 200,000 to 225,000 jobs for September, reflecting a "boring" pace of growth.

  • Protesters stay out on Hong Kong streets   Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:48 PM ET
    Protesters stay out on Hong Kong streets

    Demonstrations in Hong Kong appear set to continue on early Tuesday. CNBC's Pauline Chiou heads down to the protest site and reports her observations.

  • Dell: Confident of future in Asia   Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:40 PM ET
    Dell: Confident of future in Asia

    Amit Midha, President of Asia Pacific and Japan at Dell, says the firm is seeing strong performances in Asia's emerging markets and outlines the growth opportunities in China.

  • RBI still concerned about currency stability: Pro

    Rahul Chadha, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Mirae Asset Global Investments, expects the Reserve Bank of India to hold interest rates unchanged as it keeps an eye on currency stability.

  • Hong Kong is being marginalized: Economist   Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:03 PM ET
    Don't blame Hang Seng losses on protests

    Independent Economist Andy Xie says Hong Kong's significance as an offshore financial centre to China is waning.

  • GLP: Focused on China network expansion   Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:50 PM ET
    GLP: Focused on network expansion in China

    Heather Xie, CFO of Global Logistic Properties, says the firm is focused on its businesses in China, Japan and Brazil, but it will keep an eye on events in Hong Kong.

  • Ex-HK official: Hong Kong isn't the next Tiananmen

    To liken ongoing protests to 1989's Tiananmen Incident is an exaggeration, says Ronald Arculli, Former Convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council. He later discusses the outlook for Hong Kong.

  • Why China won't budge on Hong Kong reform calls   Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:18 PM ET
    Why China won't budge on Hong Kong reform calls

    David Akers-Jones, President at the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong, says changes to Beijing's ruling on election reforms in Hong Kong is unlikely.

  • How has Hong Kong's business environment changed?

    Christopher Hammerbeck, Executive Director at the British Chamber of Commerce in HK, compares the city's business environment before and after the return to Chinese rule.

  • Despite mixed data, this expert still likes Japan

    Martin Schulz, MD, International Equities at PNC Capital Advisors, says Japanese firms possess compelling valuations and earnings growth potential.

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