Squawk Box Asia


  • Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, says the impact of the political unrest in Thailand is bound to paralyze parts of the economy, but exports should still hold up.

  • Why Abenomics could hurt emerging markets     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    The fate of Japan may rest on the success of Abenomics, but some analysts say the stakes are equally high for emerging markets. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar tells us why.

  • Thailand's rice industry under pressure: Pro     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:23 PM ET

    Vichai Sriprasert, President and CEO of Riceland International talks about how the rice industry has suffered under the government's rice scheme and the country's political conflicts.

  • 'NPLs are under control' :ICBC     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    The Chairman of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Jiang Jianqing, addresses concerns about non-performing loans (NPL) among Chinese banks in an interview with CNBC's Geoff Cutmore at Davos.

  • Is OPEC still relevant?     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    Sri Jegarajah asks experts if the oil cartel can still sway the markets as a shale revolution appears ready to take place.

  • What is behind the Argentine Peso's fall?     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Andrew Burns, Manager, Macroeconomics Team at the World Bank believes that the sharp fall in the Argentine Peso is due to domestic factors.

  • 2013 was tough: Keppel's new CEO     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 5:50 PM ET

    Keppel Corp's new CEO Loh Chin Hua speaks to CNBC's Chloe Cho exclusively on how the Singaporean conglomerate survived a tough 2013 to post a 9 percent on-year rise in fourth quarter profit.

  • Magzter: Publishing in the digital age     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Girish Ramdas, Co-Founder & CEO of online magazine store Magzter, says digital news consumption is still in its infancy stage and has further room to grow.

  • Bank of Thailand: Why we left rates steady     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 7:23 PM ET

    Roong Mallikamas, Spokesperson for the Bank of Thailand, describes the central banks' decision to keep interest rates unchanged at Wednesday's meetings.

  • PWC: China business activity set for record year     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    David Brown, Greater China Private Equity Group Leader at PWC, says China's efforts to reform and the increasing sophistication of Chinese businessmen will be key to driving more deals in the country.

  • IMF raises Myanmar forecasts, praises reforms     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Matt Davies, Deputy Division Chief and Myanmar Mission Chief at the International Monetary Fund, is optimistic on Myanmar's reform success but warns of risks from management capacity.

  • Should you bet on Starbucks?     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    Jason Moser, Analyst at the Motley Fool, and Yoni Jacobs, Chief Investment strategist at Chart Prophet Capital, debate their opposing views on the stock.

  • Is Asia no longer the factory of the world?     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says the increase of cost due to improved labor standards has resulted in the bottom of labor arbitrage in Asia.

  • Forget the yen, this is the new currency to short     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist at DailyFX, explains why he thinks shorting the Canadian dollar is a profitable trade.

  • Will Abe's Davos comments impact markets?     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:33 PM ET

    David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist at DailyFX, says that while Shinzo Abe's comments at the World Economic Forum won't invoke much reaction, it does reinforce expectations for further easing.

  • Will the Fed increase the pace of taper?     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:24 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, says investors can expect another round of tapering at the Fed's meeting next week.

  • US economy to fire on all cylinders: Bouroudjian     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:17 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, highlights why the U.S. economy is set to gain further traction this year despite Fed tapering.

  • Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist at CIMB, discuss the outlook for foreign companies in Thailand as political unrest heightens.

  • SAP bets big on cloud transformation     Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    Adaire Fox-Martin, COO, Asia Pacific Japan at SAP, discusses why the software maker pushed back its profit targets to focus on cloud transformation.

  • Takuji Okubo, Principal, Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, thinks the Bank of Japan should introduce more stimulus soon if they see the economy weakening.

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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