Squawk Box Asia


  • Tracking the power struggle in Iraq  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Rick Brennan, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation, explains why the incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's attempt to stay in power is not surprising.

  • Booking.com: Why we're big on Asia Pacific  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Oliver Hua, APAC Managing Director at Booking.com, names Asia Pacific as the region that is fueling growth in the online travel portal.

  • Do Fischer's views mean Fed will stay dovish?  Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    Mark Luschini, Chief Investment Strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, says Fed vice-chair Fischer is paving the way for continued accommodative policy with his comments about a disappointing global recovery.

  • Bendigo & Adelaide: Discipline is key for profits  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 9:48 PM ET

    Mike Hirst, CEO of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, discusses how a disciplined management of its balance sheet boosted the lender's full-year cash profit.

  • Expect the yuan at 6.09 by year-end: StanChart  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 9:38 PM ET

    Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, expects the Chinese yuan to appreciate against the greenback in the months ahead.

  • Is it time to buy into the Chinese yuan?  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, expects a recovery in China's economy and trade data to fuel further appreciation in the renminbi.

  • Why gold is back in demand  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 8:35 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, CIO of Ayers Alliance Securities, says there is a pickup in the physical demand for gold in the U.S. which indicates that investors are favoring the precious metal again.

  • Why ANZ likes Chinese and South Korean stocks  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets at ANZ, explains why Chinese and South Korean markets are looking attractive at the moment.

  • Maliki's time in office is limited: Professor  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    William Martel, Associate Professor of International Security Studies at Tufts University, says people in Iraq feel that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki isn't serving the interests of the country.

  • This is the best carry currency in the world: Pro  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:25 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory, explains why the Australian dollar remains the "best carry currency in the world" despite attempts by the central bank to talk it down.

  • Expect weaker Q1 results for Softbank: Expert  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:53 PM ET

    Marc Einstein, Industry Principal, ICT Practice at Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific, says an ongoing mobile price war in Japan and Sprint's failed merger with T-Mobile will weigh on Softbank's earnings.

  • Soufun: Changes in key businesses lift Q2 profits  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:48 PM ET

    Vincent Mo, Chairman and CEO of Soufun Holdings, says changes implemented to its core businesses like marketing and advertising services boosted the firm's second quarter earnings.

  • Why China July trade data may be a non-event  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:15 PM ET

    With China moving away from export-led growth, trade figures may not be an accurate gauge of the economy, says Chi Lo, Senior Economist, Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.

  • Why PIMCO likes these Asian markets  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Mihir Worah, Deputy CIO of PIMCO, says Chinese, Indian and Malaysian stocks offer attractive capital gains due to cheap valuations and domestic reforms.

  • 'Draghi is walking a dangerous game': PIMCO  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Mihir Worah, Deputy CIO of PIMCO, says the European Central Bank's decision to keep rates unchanged is dangerous amid geopolitical risks in Ukraine and low inflation in Italy.

  • Japan's export outlook will improve: Pro  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Edwin Merner, President at Atlantis Investment Research, says markets can expect better Japanese export figures in coming quarters once the impact from a weak yen takes effect.

  • This factor will give Rio Tinto a boost ahead  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Years of investment spending are starting to bear fruit and this will lift Rio Tinto's profits moving forward, says Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore.

  • Micron CEO: 'Apple is a great customer'  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron Technology, tells CNBC about the firm's plans to stay engaged with Apple. He later elaborates on his positive outlook for the near term.

  • Recovery for China's property remains far off: Pro  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    John Saunders, MD & Head of Asian Real Estate at Blackrock, says the lifting of restrictions in the Chinese real estate sector will need time to take effect.

  • Why Europe may need more ECB intervention  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says retaliatory sanctions from Russia may heighten the need for more interventionist policies from the European Central Bank.

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