Squawk Box Asia


  • Live at the 2013 APEC summit, Gita Wirjawan, Trade Minister of Indonesia says leaders have agreed on key factors to help bridge the gap in developed and emerging economies.

  • Cloud Computing: Growth prospects in Asia     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Stephen McNulty, MD, Asia Pacific & Japan, Progress Software speaks about its business model of helping companies build business applications and growth prospects for cloud computing in Asia.

  • Ford's first dealership in Myanmar     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    Matt Bradley, President, ASEAN, Ford talks about the company's first dealership in Yangon, Myanmar and the prospects for building more manufacturing plants in Southeast Asia.

  • Trading China's reform agenda     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment talks about the investment opportunities in China's reform agenda and why Thailand is in a "sweet-spot".

  • Tommy Bahama: Styling Asia     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:49 PM ET

    Terry Pillow, Group CEO, Tommy Bahama talks about expanding in Asia and how the continent is embracing its brick and mortar outlets.

  • Dealing with large trading volumes     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    Seth Merrin, CEO, Liquidnet talks about the company's trading platform, which helps institutional investors execute large trading volumes.

  • Government shutdown 'just part of the process'     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:09 PM ET

    John Mauldin, Chairman of Mauldin Economics, says markets are complacent over the shutdown because it has happened many times before.

  • Three pressure points that may end the shutdown Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 11:57 PM ET
    A gate prevents visitors from entering Joshua Tree National Park in California on the second day of the US government shutdown.

    As the U.S. government shutdown moves into a third day, analysts at BoAML say three pressure points must be triggered to snap politicians out of it.

  • Here's who benefits from Japan's sales tax hike     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 8:51 PM ET

    David Hamaty, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Kurt Salmon highlights the likely impact and possible winners and losers of the sales tax hike in Japan.

  • Use market weakness to accumulate: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Hartmut Issel, Head of CIO APAC Research at UBS Wealth Management, says the likelihood of the U.S. debt ceiling getting breached is extremely remote, and advises investors to buy on dips.

  • Shutdown an excuse to put cash to work: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:48 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds, says investors are using the U.S. government shutdown as an excuse to take money off the table.

  • Watch safe haven currencies: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies, Macquarie explains why he believes the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen will remain stable as long as market uncertainties remain.

  • The rise of the recurring revenue model     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 6:55 PM ET

    Mike Smerklo, Chairman & CEO of ServiceSource, explains how an increasing social and mobile world is making revenue management easier to deal with.

  • Shinzo Abe’s letdown puts onus on Bank of Japan Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 11:48 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk through the Togoshi shopping district in Tokyo, October 1, 2013.

    A lack of detail about how the government will buffer the economy from a rise in sales tax adds pressure on the BoJ to step up its monetary stimulus.

  • Mel Elias, President & CEO of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf plans to expand store bases in Asia with newly-acquired capital. He confirms lower coffee prices will be passed onto customers.

  • The pros and cons of Japan's tax reform     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 8:21 PM ET

    Steve Towers, Tax Partner at Deloitte highlights the consequences of Tokyo's sales tax hike and explains what more needs to be done.

  • Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist, Citi describes why the fall-out in currency markets has been contained after the US shutdown. He thinks the yen will weaken as the BOJ will offset the sales tax hike impact.

  • Charting emerging market currencies     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:37 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com outlines where he thinks the Indian rupee, Indonesian rupiah and Malaysian ringgit is heading.

  • Lego's building blocks in Asia     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:32 PM ET

    John Goodwin, CFO of Lego Group, explains the company's plans of expanding in Asia as it prepares to build a factory in China.

  • Forget debt ceiling, real threat is growth     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:11 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments explains the biggest threat to markets face is U.S. economic growth, not Washington's budget impasse.

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.

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