Squawk Box Asia


  • Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, says he is concerned about latest Chinese trade data, which paints a picture of weak commodities demand.

  • Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac, discusses the impacts of U.S. nonfarm payrolls for February and China's trade data on various currencies.

  • John Goglia, an independent aviation safety consultant, discusses news of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, as the search continues more than 2 days after the plane lost contact with air traffic control on Saturday morning.

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, explains why the Fed is likely to continue tapering at current pace, despite better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls for the month of February.

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, analyzes last Friday's release of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls. The report showed the U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, compared with 113,000 in January.

  • The search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370     Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur on the latest developments on the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which went missing on Saturday morning.

  • Majority of Asian shares reaped gains on Friday, despite trading volumes remaining thin ahead of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.

  • Contained or contagion: How to play Ukraine Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:26 PM ET
    People hold placards and Ukrainian flags during a rally in front of the White House in Washington.

    While tensions in Ukraine have ebbed, it’s not time for global markets to put the crisis behind just yet, analysts say.

  • Will US jobs report bring any surprise?     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 8:22 PM ET

    Jeffrey Cleveland, Chief Economist at Payden & Rygel, discusses his forecasts for U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday.

  • As tech heavyweights takeover Silicon Valley, start-ups are in the midst of a global search for a new home. Can Singapore be the answer? CNBC's Julia Wood tells us more.

  • How NFP may impact US treasurys     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 7:41 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP of Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, explains why U.S. Treasurys may take the biggest hit, should Friday's job report turns out weaker than market consensus.

  • Michael Klibaner, Regional Director, Head of Research, Greater China at Jones Lang LaSalle, says the property tax will be an important part of municipal finance reform.

  • Commenting on Chaori Solar possibly becoming the first bond default case for China, Ting Lu, China Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch., says China needs such defaults to discipline investors.

  • Examining China's NPC announcements     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:49 PM ET

    Rodger Baker, VP of Asia-Pacific Analysis at Stratfor, discusses China's announcement of a 7.5 percent growth target and increase in military spending, at the annual National People's Congress which started on Wednesday.

  • Are markets being complacent about Ukraine?     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    Jeffrey Halley, senior FX trading manager at Saxo Capital Markets, says investors may have been too complacent as there are still risks in the Crimean peninsula.

  • Crimea's parliament will hold a referendum in 10 days on whether to join Russia. Jacob Kirkegaard, Senior Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says this latest development is 'clearly an escalation' by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Markets will dismiss US jobs report: OCBC     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank, explains why he thinks the U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday, may be a 'non-event'.

  • Crimea sets referendum on joining Russia     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Tensions over Ukraine went up a notch after Crimea's parliament pledges to hold a referendum in 10 days on whether to join Russia. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.

  • Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, says if her forecast of 185,000 for February's nonfarm payrolls comes true, the Fed may have a difficult time ahead.

  • 185,000 for US February jobs report: Swonk     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    While the weather-related distortion remains unclear, Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, is expecting the U.S. nonfarm payroll to report 185,000 jobs created.

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