Squawk Box Asia


  • AIA, Blackrock: Positive on Chinese reforms     Sunday, 30 Mar 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    Mark Tucker, Group Chief Executive & President at AIA and Mark McCombe, Blackrock's Asia Pacific Chairman, discuss their optimistic outlook on China's economy.

  • Is Kim's hairdo the new must-do in North Korea?     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:55 PM ET

    An unconfirmed report about male North Korean students getting their hair done just like their leader Kim Jong Un has gone viral online. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • Why is Myanmar revising electricity rates?     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, says Myanmar could be planning to shore up its fiscal position by implementing a nearly 14 percent hike in electricity rates come April.

  • China will not unveil massive stimulus: Pro     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:41 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, explains why Beijing is unlikely to unleash a fresh round of massive stimulus like it did in 2009.

  • The best and worst performers in Asia are...     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team and Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, discuss the performances of Asia's major equity markets so far in 2014.

  • Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, outlines his concerns for India, which has seen its equities rallying for the past month on hopes of an election win by the opposition.

  • Japan Feb data signals strength: Expert     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 7:50 PM ET

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discusses the state of Japan's economy before the consumption sales tax hike kicks in next week.

  • Rakuten: Sales tax hike to benefit e-commerce     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO of Japan's biggest online retailer Rakuten, explains why he thinks the country's upcoming consumption tax hike will lift online sales.

  • Will Japan's looming tax hike hurt its economy?     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS and Nicholas Weindling, Portfolio Manager at JP Morgan Asset Management, debate about the impact of the upcoming sales tax hike.

  • Is it time to favor base metals again?     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    Kevin Kerr, Managing Editor & Trader at Commodity Confidential, says copper prices are unlikely to sink below $3 since concerns over a China slowdown are fading.

  • How long will the Kiwi rally last?     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:37 PM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand could be prepared to weather a strong currency for some time, in exchange for control on its property sector.

  • Euro to hit $1.35 per dollar: Pro     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, expects the euro to weaken in the near term as the European Central Bank embraces easing measures to ward off deflation.

  • What's causing the volatility on Wall Street?     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group, says choppy trade could be due to markets trading near all-time highs and weather-related impacts.

  • Philippines to hold interest rates: Barclays     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    The Philippine central bank is likely to stand pat on interest rates but could make adjustments to the triple-R after hawkish comments by its governor last week, says Prakriti Sofat, Regional Economist at Barclays.

  • These are the world's most loved airports     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    Asian and European airports dominated the top 10 spots in Skytrax's latest World Airport Awards. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • Hugo Boss: China remains challenging     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, CEO of Hugo Boss, says the brand is seeing modest improvements in the Chinese market and discusses growth in the Asian region.

  • Vanguard: This is how you 'own the market'     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    William McNabb, Chairman & CEO of Vanguard, says the firm's strategy of building a diversified portfolio while keeping costs down is the best way for investors to succeed.

  • Don't write off Abenomics just yet: ANZ     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, explains why he thinks the much-awaited third arrow of Abenomics will be implemented soon.

  • Honda's jet dream takes flight     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:41 PM ET

    Honda's first business jet is set for take off next year. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji speaks to Michimasa Fujino, President & CEO at Honda Aircraft, about the HondaJet and visits the production facility in the U.S.

  • Watch out for these currency pairs     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, says the EUR/USD and the USD/CAD currency pairs could receive a boost as concerns about the U.S. economy subside.

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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    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
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    Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 NZ


  • 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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