Squawk Box Asia


  • 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.

  • USS George Washington to dock in Hong Kong  Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    After the United States sent an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf, one is coming to port in Hong Kong on Monday. CNBC's Susan Li got a sneak peek inside the USS George Washington.

  • Is Beijing ready to do more than mini-stimulus?  Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Shen Jianguang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho Securities Asia, explains why he thinks the government will take more concrete steps than "mini-stimulus" to maintain growth.

  • Yuan makes biggest weekly gain since 2011  Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 9:16 PM ET

    William Ma, Director of Portfolio Manager at Gottex Fund Management, discusses the factors behind the rally in the renminbi.

  • Subhranshu Sekhar Das, Head of Aerospace, Defence & Security Practice at Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific, says higher oil prices due to the crisis in Iraq will have a dire impact on operating costs of airlines.

  • China's questionable level of metal inventories  Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 8:19 PM ET

    The recent probe into commodities-backed financing will make institutions more wary about providing such loans to Chinese firms, says Michael Langford, CEO of Fractaux.

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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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