Squawk Box Asia


  • Why Hong Kong's iBond is an 'attractive deal'  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Vicks Poon, First Vice President & Head of Investment Advisory at Fubon Bank Hong Kong, describes the appeal of the iBond and explains the government's purpose in launching the bond.

  • This firm wants to bring Netflix's model to Asia  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 9:22 PM ET

    Patrick Grove, Chairman & CEO of Catcha Group, explains why the firm is planning to bring its own version of Netflix to Asia and the Middle East over the next 6 to 12 months.

  • Despite losses, this gold bull still remains positive  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 9:12 PM ET

    High demand for gold from Asia's emerging markets due to cultural values may give the precious metal a boost, says Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings.

  • NYU's Spence: China hard landing is unlikely  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 8:35 PM ET

    Michael Spence, Professor of Economics at the NYU Stern School of Business, calls the PBOC's currency intervention a "tactical maneuvering" and explains why he's not concerned about the economy.

  • China macro risks are 'way overstated': Expert  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 8:18 PM ET

    Tim Seymour, CIO, Triogem Asset Management, thinks concerns about Chinese manufacturing are overblown. He says Beijing will be able to avoid the pitfalls of its credit issues.

  • Did Apple-Beats deal come a little too late?  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:41 PM ET

    Alex Gauna, MD & Senior Research Analyst at JMP Securities, outlines the doubts he has about Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics.

  • What it takes to be Forbes' most powerful woman  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Moira Forbes, President and Publisher, Forbes Woman, outlines the criteria behind its ranking of the 100 most influential women in the world.

  • This is the real issue with leveraged ETFs  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Daniel Wiener, CEO, Adviser Investments, says the problem with leveraged exchange-traded funds is that investors "don't understand how they work."

  • Apple-Beats deal is all about streaming: Pro  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:06 PM ET

    Daniel Wiener, CEO, Adviser Investments, describes how the acquisition of Beats Electronics may give Apple a boost in the music-streaming space.

  • Audi unveils the A8 in Hong Kong  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 9:47 PM ET

    Reinhold Carl, Managing Director, Audi HK, outlines the uniqueness of the new A8 model. He also explains why he thinks a slowdown in China won't affect car sales in Hong Kong.

  • How to read China's April industrial profits report  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research, explains that there are structural and cyclical stories behind China's April industrial profits data.

  • These two factors are boosting Russia-China ties  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    Eric Landheer, Director, Summit Ascent, says recent geopolitical issues and the U.S. pivot to Asia have facilitated relations between Russia and China.

  • How China plans to make SOEs more accountable  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia, J.P. Morgan Funds, says Beijing is hoping to make state-owned enterprises more accountable with more participation from private investors.

  • Asia and EMs are lacking this key factor: JP Morgan  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 8:12 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia, J.P. Morgan Funds, says Asia and emerging markets aren't seeing robust earnings growth, as compared to their U.S. and European peers.

  • Why are traders loading up on VIX call options?  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    Scott Nations, CIO & President, NationsShares, says the rise in calls on the CBOE Volatility Index implies that traders are "buying insurance" against volatility on the S&P 500.

  • Will there be progress in India-Pakistan ties?  Monday, 26 May 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    Pradeep Taneja, Social and Political Sciences Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, discusses the significance of Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif's attendance at Narendra Modi's inauguration ceremony.

  • E-cigarette debate: A case of misunderstanding?  Monday, 26 May 2014 | 9:37 PM ET

    To say that e-cigarettes are harmful is a "public perception issue," says Talia Eisenberg, Founder of Henley Premium Vapor E-Cigarettes, as the harmful effects are not yet proven by research.

  • It's time to stop bashing Asia: AllianceBernstein  Monday, 26 May 2014 | 9:12 PM ET

    With political and economic changes underway in India, Japan and China, a re-evaluation of Asia will be necessary, says Hayden Briscoe, Director, Asia Pacific Fixed Income at AllianceBernstein.

  • When will the fighting in east Ukraine stop?  Monday, 26 May 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    John Herbst, Director of the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, says Russian mercenaries continue to spearhead conflict in eastern Ukraine.

  • Emilia Falcetti, Analyst, Japan Healthcare Equity Research at Cantor Fitzgerald, discusses whether Asian pharmaceuticals will follow their global peers in "ditching the diversification model."

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