Squawk Box Asia


  • This is the best carry currency in the world: Pro  Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:25 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory, explains why the Australian dollar remains the "best carry currency in the world" despite attempts by the central bank to talk it down.

  • Expect weaker Q1 results for Softbank: Expert  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:53 PM ET

    Marc Einstein, Industry Principal, ICT Practice at Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific, says an ongoing mobile price war in Japan and Sprint's failed merger with T-Mobile will weigh on Softbank's earnings.

  • Soufun: Changes in key businesses lift Q2 profits  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:48 PM ET

    Vincent Mo, Chairman and CEO of Soufun Holdings, says changes implemented to its core businesses like marketing and advertising services boosted the firm's second quarter earnings.

  • Why China July trade data may be a non-event  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:15 PM ET

    With China moving away from export-led growth, trade figures may not be an accurate gauge of the economy, says Chi Lo, Senior Economist, Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.

  • Why PIMCO likes these Asian markets  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Mihir Worah, Deputy CIO of PIMCO, says Chinese, Indian and Malaysian stocks offer attractive capital gains due to cheap valuations and domestic reforms.

  • 'Draghi is walking a dangerous game': PIMCO  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Mihir Worah, Deputy CIO of PIMCO, says the European Central Bank's decision to keep rates unchanged is dangerous amid geopolitical risks in Ukraine and low inflation in Italy.

  • Japan's export outlook will improve: Pro  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    Edwin Merner, President at Atlantis Investment Research, says markets can expect better Japanese export figures in coming quarters once the impact from a weak yen takes effect.

  • This factor will give Rio Tinto a boost ahead  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Years of investment spending are starting to bear fruit and this will lift Rio Tinto's profits moving forward, says Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore.

  • Micron CEO: 'Apple is a great customer'  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron Technology, tells CNBC about the firm's plans to stay engaged with Apple. He later elaborates on his positive outlook for the near term.

  • Recovery for China's property remains far off: Pro  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    John Saunders, MD & Head of Asian Real Estate at Blackrock, says the lifting of restrictions in the Chinese real estate sector will need time to take effect.

  • Why Europe may need more ECB intervention  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says retaliatory sanctions from Russia may heighten the need for more interventionist policies from the European Central Bank.

  • Tracking Walgreen's decision to stay in the US  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Marc LoPresti, Founding Partner, LoPresti Law Group, says Walgreen's decision to not shift its headquarters overseas after U.S. President Barack Obama's speech, is a "public relations move."

  • NagaCorp: Expansion plans weighed on profits  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Timothy Patrick McNally, Chairman of NagaCorp, highlights the factors that hurt its first half profits and discusses the challenges facing the gaming sector in Asia.

  • Russian invasion will see a 'bloody messy': Pro  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Jeff Mankoff, Fellow and Deputy Director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Russia and Eurasia Program, discusses the consequences if Russia launches an invasion of Ukraine.

  • Did the failed merger hurt Time Warner shares?  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    James Dix, Media Analyst at Wedbush Securities, discusses the overnight decline in shares of Time Warner despite better-than-expected earnings.

  • Why Coffee Bean is setting its sights on Japan  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    John Dawson, CEO of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, is confident that the firm's strong brand name will give it an edge over competitors in Japan.

  • Property sector won't derail China's growth: JLL  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Michael Klibaner, Head of Research, Greater China at JLL, says a return of buyers and an easing of policies in some cities have stabilized property transaction volumes.

  • Expect further correction in US stocks: Economist  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 9:08 PM ET

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, says Wall Street may see more of a pullback in the short term, with the S&P 500 dropping to 1900.

  • Asian CEOs most optimistic about revenues: Survey  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    Terry O'Connor, CEO of Courts Asia, discusses results of the Young President's Organization Global Pulse Confidence Index, which saw optimism among global CEOs hit a 3-year high.

  • How Carnival is wooing China  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, describes the initiatives that the firm has implemented to meet the demands of Chinese consumers.

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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