Squawk Box Asia


  • Time for TPP to 'put up or shut up': Overby     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    With the latest round of talks to wrap up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) underway in Singapore, Tami Overby, Vice President for Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discusses the factors behind the delay in sealing the pact.

  • Fernando Aportela, Deputy Finance Minister of Mexico, tells CNBC's Asia Squawk Box how the country has in plan a reform agenda that could boost its economic growth over the next few years.

  • G-20 sets first-ever goal for global growth     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    The world's top economies embraced a goal to generate more than $2 trillion in additional output over five years while creating tens of million of new jobs. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

  • Spain Fin Min: We cannot be complacent     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    While welcoming Moody's upgrade of Spain's credit rating as "good news", Luis de Guindos, Spanish Finance Minister, says his country cannot afford to be complacent as there is still more work to be done.

  • World Bank: We support G-20's growth agenda     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    Bertrand Badre, Managing Director & CFO at the World Bank, says the G-20's communiqué on fostering global growth is "fantastic" and a "great paradigm shift".

  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, says the G-20 communiqué may have a good chance of succeeding. CNBC's Oriel Morrison reports.

  • China to see at least 7% growth in 2014: IHS     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 5:24 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Vice President at business information company IHS, says Chinese New Year distortion is to blame for recent weak economic data from China.

  • Watch out for these in the week ahead     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 5:04 PM ET

    A slew of U.S. economic data, along with the Fed's chair Janet Yellen's second testimony, are due to happen this week. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris highlights upcoming events you should be watching.

  • Weak data take zing out of Chinese stocks Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Signs of weakness in China’s economy have cast a shadow over a stock market that was just enjoying a run of strength.

  • A new recruitment game     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss how the explosion of social media and new technology has transformed the hiring process into something akin to dating.

  • Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the OECD, says the Fed's tapering was "predictable and unavoidable" and "ultimately a good thing" as it indicates a return of normality in the U.S. economy.

  • China in a 'muddle-through' state: UBS     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Bin Shi, Portfolio Manager, China Fund at UBS Global Asset Management, says China is currently going though a difficult stage in its economic transition.

  • ADB: G-20 to focus on global growth     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says focus of the G-20 weekend meeting in Australia, will be on how to sustain the global growth momentum.

  • China's PMI will not affect earnings: Macquarie     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Listed Equities, Macquarie Funds Group, is still upbeat about Chinese corporate earnings, despite the HSBC China PMI falling to a seven-month low in February.

  • Kiev sees worst day of violence     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Neil Buckley, Eastern Europe Editor at the Financial Times, speaks about the situation in Kiev after the Ukraine capital saw its worst day of violence, with 67 people dead and hundreds more injured.

  • Riding with the Extreme Sailing Series     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    The Extreme Sailing Series will see 12 teams of world class sailors across three continents battling it out. CNBC's Julia Wood takes to the water with four-time Olympic gold winner Ben Ainslie to find out more.

  • AIA's risk management strategy     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    Having bonds as 85 percent of its portfolio has helped AIA Group manage risks from the recent emerging market volatility, says Mark Tucker, Group Chief Executive & President of AIA Group.

  • Aus Fin Min: We rely on the global economy     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister of Australia, says Australia will stand to benefit if the G-20 commits to hard targets for stronger growth.

  • Australia's Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, says he hopes the G-20, which meets this weekend, can commit to a plan of action that will strengthen the global economy.

  • Frail emerging markets a hot topic at G-20 meeting Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 10:20 PM ET
    Istanbul, Turkey

    The frail state of emerging markets is expected to be high on the agenda when the world’s 20 major economies meet in Australia this weekend.

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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