Squawk Box Asia


  • China slowdown exacerbated metal financing: Pro  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Alex Latzer, Regional Head, Metals/Mining Research, Kim Eng Securities, says slowing growth in China may have contributed to the increasing use of metals for loans.

  • US vs China: Superpower showdown  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 9:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss a series of info-graphics which continue the debate on whether China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest economy.

  • China May trade data is 'mixed': Barclays  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    While exports got a lift from the global economic recovery, falling imports continue to signal concerns about a weak domestic demand in China, says Jian Chang, Chief China Economist at Barclays

  • This is weighing on US banks' earnings  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    Joo Yung Lee, MD & Head of North American Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings, says the increase in regulations have proved to be challenging for U.S. banks in the first quarter.

  • Be realistic about Japan's recovery: Expert  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Jeremy O'Friel, Managing Director, Belmont Investments, says the lack of population growth and increase in productivity will hold Japan back from replicating growth it enjoyed in the past.

  • Why this expert is still cautious about US jobs  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Jeremy O'Friel, Managing Director, Belmont Investments, explains why a U.S. jobs report below 250,000 is still a "drag" on the economy.

  • What's behind Japan's blowout GDP data?  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Growing enthusiasm for higher capital spending among domestic firms is the "real surprise" in Japan's first-quarter growth data, says Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC.

  • 67% bearish on US dollar this week: CNBC poll  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, discusses CNBC's latest forex sentiment survey, where more than two-thirds of respondents were bearish on the greenback.

  • How to read China's May trade data  Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    Despite the unexpected drop in imports, Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says markets should cheer a widening trade surplus in China.

  • In Asia, you don’t need an MBA to become a CEO Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    Folk wisdom suggests that more education gives one greater chances to reach the top of the corporate ladder. However, a new study shows otherwise.

  • Vivid Festival lights up Sydney  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Sydney's most iconic landmarks take on a new look during winter as the Vivid Festival takes over the city. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • What does it take to be a CEO in Asia?  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Terry Smagh, Vice President of Qlik Asia, discusses the results from its analysis of CEO profiles across Asia top market-cap companies.

  • Why Sprint deal is Softbank's 'mission critical'  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Marc Einstein, Industry Principal, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan, explains the importance of a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile for the Japanese company.

  • Why did the euro rise after ECB stimulus?  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:12 PM ET

    Hans Goetti, Head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale à Luxembourg, says the euro remained resilient on Thursday because markets have already priced in expectations for a rate cut.

  • Eco-friendly tourism? It's possible  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Sonu Shivdasani, Founder & CEO of Soneva Group, discusses the luxury resort operator's pro-green business philosophy.

  • EMC: We're well prepared for IT evolution  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    David Webster, President, EMC Asia Pacific and Japan at EMC, describes how the firm is well-positioned to help customers who are planning a shift into cloud computing and big data.

  • Did the ECB over-deliver on stimulus?  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, discusses the reaction of various asset classes to the central bank's stimulus package.

  • Meet Pepper, Softbank's human-like robot  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Bruno Maisonnier, CEO of Aldebaran Robotics, says "Pepper" will be the first robot that is capable of reading emotions and interacting with human beings.

  • How Dunkin' Brands is luring the lunch crowd  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Nigel Travis, Chairman and CEO, Dunkin' Brands, introduces a new product - the flatbread sandwich - and its role in the firm's push into the lunchtime market.

  • Dunkin' celebrates global donut day  Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Nigel Travis, Chairman and CEO, Dunkin' Brands, discusses how its business strategy differs in the U.S. and Asia. He also elaborates on the firm's expansion into China later this year.

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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