Squawk Box Asia


  • A preview of China's NPC     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    The National People's Congress (NPC) starts this Wednesday, with reforms, initiated by China's new leaders last year, taking center stage as investors await to see whether they get carried through. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

  • Is bitcoin bulletproof?     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Wood discusses Monday's rally of bitcoin by nearly 20 percent, despite being hit on all sides by bad news last week.

  • Alex Latzer, Leader, Asia Metals and Mining at Maybank Kim Eng Securities, explains how soft commodities and emerging markets may be at risk due to heightened tensions in Ukraine.

  • Bearish on the Russian rouble: Barclays     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, explains why the Russian currency may see further downside.

  • Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, says while it's unlikely that the standoff between Ukraine & Russia will evolve into a war, the economic threat still looms for both economies.

  • Why you should hedge gold now     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 6:54 PM ET

    Paul Gambles, Co-Founder of MBMG Group, says gold is fair-valued at the moment and investors could turn to the precious metal as a safe-haven investment against minimal margins in the stock market.

  • Xavier Denis, Economist & Strategist at Societe Generale Private Banking, says Russia's unexpected move on Crimea is seeing the country pay the price in terms of a depreciating currency and big selloff in its equity market.

  • How has Ukraine impacted global currencies?     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, discusses Ukraine's impact on the world's currencies, with European currencies taking the biggest hit.

  • Are US equities the biggest bubble?     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Paul Gambles, Co-Founder of the MBMG Group, explains why U.S. stocks are, in his opinion, the biggest bubble.

  • A summary of Ukraine's impact on equities     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells us more about the ripple effects from brewing tensions in Ukraine that has triggered a global equity selloff since markets opened on Monday.

  • Who is Forbes' No.1 billionaire this year, with a net worth of $76 billion? CNBC's Asia "Squawk Box" team speaks to Randall Lane, editor at Forbes, about the rise of Chinese billionaires.

  • Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst, Intelligent Investor, says recent rally in crude prices are a knee-jerk reaction to fear, due to crisis in Ukraine, which can subside as fast as it rises.

  • Is it time for American shale to shine?     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:43 PM ET

    Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst, Intelligent Investor, explains why he thinks Ukraine's crisis is the time to test the robustness of America's shale gas industry.

  • Did equities over-reacted to Ukraine?     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:32 PM ET

    Markets have over-reacted to ongoing tensions in Ukraine, says Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, adding that geopolitical significance, rather than economic, is what matters.

  • Investors should look at the long-term and refrain from chasing commodity prices led upwards by Ukraine's crisis, says Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist, PNC Asset Management Group.

  • With Ukraine only accounting for 0.26 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP), Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group, says it is unlikely that ongoing unrest will rattle global financial markets.

  • Russia in control of Crimean peninsula     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    Russian forces have either occupied or surrounded all government buildings, Ukranian military bases, a key port and telecom towers. NBC's Jim Maceda has more on the situation in Ukraine.

  • Why was Airbus the 'better choice' for JAL?     Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Norikazu Saito, Japan Airlines' managing executive officer of finance & accounting, speaks to CNBC's Kaori Enjoji about the airline's decision to work with Airbus and possibility of raising wages.

  • Are investment decisions down to genetics?     Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss a latest report which revealed that genes may play a significant part in determining the type of investments you make.

  • China needs to act rather than talk: Pro     Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Ahead of Wednesday's National People's Congress, James Gruber, Author of "Asia Confidential", explains why he is hoping for more action from the Chinese authorities.

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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