Squawk Box Asia


  • Anson Chan, Former Chief Secretary of Hong Kong, calls the city's strive for democracy "a slow and winding path" and says citizens are determined to fight for a credible and fair election.

  • China PMI is 'exceptionally positive': Newedge  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:10 PM ET

    Tuesday's manufacturing data for June indicates that China is likely to attain its growth target of 7.5 percent, says Greg Matwejev, Director for FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge.

  • Volatility ahead for Macau's gaming space: Analyst  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:49 PM ET

    Christopher Jones, MD & Senior Gaming & Lodging Analyst, Telsey Advisory Group, says Macau's gaming sector will face downside pressure in the near term but the "noise" will start to clear by 2015.

  • Japan business sentiment takes a hit, rebound seen Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:36 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a clothing store in Tokyo, Japan.

    Business sentiment in Japan worsened in the three months to June but should recover in the months ahead, the Bank of Japan's tankan survey showed.

  • What options are Argentina left with?  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:32 PM ET

    Gorky Urquieta, Co-head of Emerging Market Debt at Neuberger Berman, outlines the options that Argentina has at the moment with regards to its debt payments.

  • The rise of e-commerce in Asia  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:23 PM ET
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. apps are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s in this arranged photograph.

    This year, Asia Pacific is set to overtake North America as the largest e-commerce market in the world. CNBC's Julia Wood takes a look at how companies are cashing in on this lucrative space.

  • Tankan report bodes well for Nikkei: Pro  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Ben Collett, Head, Asian Equities, Sunrise Brokers, says plans to raise capital spending by firms, as indicated in the Tankan survey, is a surprise and discusses what that means for Japanese shares.

  • Rolls-Royce: Cambodia is an 'important market'  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Demand from key clients attracted the firm to Cambodia which is a market that's expanding in the right direction, says Paul Harris, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

  • Occupy Central: We want fair play in elections  Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Edward Chin, Co-organizer of Occupy Central, outlines the movement's aims and discusses the big four accounting firms' opposition to the democracy campaign.

  • Is low volatility a risk for investors?  Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 9:02 PM ET

    Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale, outlines the factors contributing to low volatility on Wall Street and discusses whether that is a good thing for investors.

  • Hong Kong sees first warehouse converted hotel  Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 8:41 PM ET

    Girish Jhunjhnuwala, Founder & CEO of Ovolo Hotels, says its hotel's location in the southern part of Hong Kong resembles "hip areas" like New York's Meatpacking District and London's Shoreditch.

  • Expect 214,000 jobs for June: Maybank  Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 8:21 PM ET

    Saktiandi Supaat, Head of Global FX Strategy at Maybank, discusses his optimism for a robust jobs figure for June and explains why the greenback will be capped around 80 in the near term.

  • A worker prepares to inspect a fishing vessel under maintenance at the Kidoura Zosen K.K. shipyard in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

    Japan's industrial output rose 0.5 percent on month in May, below expectations in a Reuters poll for a 0.9 percent rise but up from April's 2.5 percent decline.

  • Japan economy is regaining momentum: RBS  Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    Junko Nishioka, Chief Economist Japan at RBS Securities, says a rise in industrial output for the month of May indicates that Japan is "getting out of its economic contraction."

  • Forget Fed, this will drive markets: Pro  Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    John Milroy, Investment Adviser at Macquarie, says U.S markets will likely rely on "traditional key drivers" like corporate earnings moving forward.

  • Coffee chain introduces Hong Kong custom blend  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Jennifer Liu, Chairman & Founder, Sir Hudson International, says its unique coffee blend is inspired by the diversity in Hong Kong's society.

  • Sa Sa: Hong Kong retail slowdown hit sales  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Guy Look, CFO & Executive Director, Sa Sa International, says the firm saw slower growth in first quarter sales compared to a year ago, due to the slowdown in Hong Kong's retail sector.

  • Why SocGen likes Chinese shares  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Low valuations and measures taken by Beijing to prop up its economy make Chinese stocks a worthy investment, Guy Stear, Head of Research, Asia, Societe Generale.

  • Galaxy Group: China slowdown won't hurt us  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    Lui Che Woo, Founder and Chairman of Galaxy Entertainment Group, tells CNBC why he's optimistic that his gaming business will reap better profits this year despite a slowdown in China.

  • Google aims high with Android expansion plan: Pro  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 8:18 PM ET

    Prateek Alsi, Principal, General Catalyst Partners, says Google's unveiling of its "Android for Work" initiative depicts the tech giant's gameplan for the next 10 years.

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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