Squawk Box Asia


  • David Kuo, CEO at Motley Fool Singapore, says the currency could see a depreciation after the PBOC doubled its trading band, which may result in a pick up in inflation.

  • Ukraine crisis will support dips in oil: Pro     Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, explains why he doesn't expect oil prices to shoot up.

  • Ben Goldsmith, Associate Professor, Department of Government & International Relations at the University of Sydney and David Kuo, CEO at Motley Fool Singapore, debate whether sanctions are in the pipeline following Crimea's referendum.

  • John McCain: Crimea referendum is a facade     Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    Calling Sunday's referendum a 'facade and a joke', U.S. Senator John McCain says the next long term goal for the U.S. is to help Ukraine regain Crimea. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.

  • David Kuo, CEO at Motley Fool Singapore, explains why it is still too early into the year to judge whether China can achieve its 7.5 percent growth target.

  • David Kuo, CEO at the Motley Fool Singapore, discusses preliminary results from Sunday's referendum that showed Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join Russia.

  • PBOC loosens its grip on the yuan     Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    The People's Bank of China (PBoC) announced late Saturday that it will be widening the currency's daily trading band to 2 percent from 1 percent. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.

  • While transparency remains an issue, the scale of shadow banking in China is only a fraction of what is still present in the U.S. and Europe, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.

  • Singapore's Temasek makes bid for Olam     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    A Temasek-led consortium has made an offer on Friday to buy all of the shares in commodity trading firm Olam from its minority shareholders. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar has more.

  • Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia, Prudential, says Prudential's long-term focus is what helped the firm stay afloat amid challenging economic conditions. The group's Asia business delivered strong results for 2013, with operating profits up 16 percent.

  • How long will it take to find MH370?     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    Robert Francis, Senior Policy Advisor at law firm Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, says the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 proved to be more difficult, than the case of Air France 447.

  • Faber's 4% GDP for China unrealistic: StanChart     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Marc Faber's comments about China seeing 4 percent growth may be too unrealistic, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, adding that China still has the potential for strong performance in the years ahead.

  • John Slosar, Chairman at Swire Pacific, says the purchase of new aircraft is essential to keep Cathay Pacific 'young and efficient'. He also explained why he's still bullish on the Chinese travel industry despite a growth slowdown.

  • Swire Pacific: We've had a decent year     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    John Slosar, Chairman at Swire Pacific, speaks to CNBC about the earnings of its core businesses, and focused on the property sector after profits from its property division declined in 2013.

  • Dohmen: The Fed's policies are no good     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:23 PM ET

    Bert Dohmen, President and Founder at Dohmen Capital, explains why he disagrees with the Federal Reserve's policies.

  • When will copper bottom out?     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    China accounts for 40 percent of global copper demand. If weak data from China persists, copper prices are likely to head further south, says Kevin Kerr, Managing Editor & Trader at Commodity Confidential.

  • What's next for the euro?     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, says the European Central Bank's rare shift in stance changed trading sentiment for the currency. He also commented on the Aussie's recent rally.

  • Examining Wall Street's decline on Thursday     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Weakness in German stocks on Thursday was a wake-up call for U.S. investors, who were 'disillusioned' about China's slowdown and the Ukraine-Russia standoff, resulting in a plunge on Wall Street, says Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group.

  • Ukraine braces for Crimea referendum     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    As we countdown to the contentious Crimea referendum set for Sunday 16 March, events continue to move apace. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev with the latest.

  • It's been seven days since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah finds out how the families of passengers on board the missing plane are coping.

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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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