Squawk Box Asia


  • Australia's mining confidence at 5-year low: Survey

    David Hand, Managing Director at Newport Consulting, discusses the findings of its survey which reveal that the outlook from senior executives in Australia's mining sector is at a five-year low.

  • Why this expert thinks that US selloff will continue

    Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, expects further declines for U.S. stocks ahead, with the S&P 500 index possibly losing another 100 points to hit its 200-day moving average.

  • Contrarian still sees further 25% rise in US stocks Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 10:10 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of May 7, 2014 in New York City. Stocks rose over 100 points for the second straight day in a row.

    As calls for a sharp correction on U.S. stocks grow louder, one commentator says stocks have a further 25 percent to run.

  • China PMI readings indicate recovery: HSBC   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 9:45 PM ET
    China PMI readings indicate recovery: HSBC

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asia Economic Research at HSBC, compares the bank's final PMI reading for July to the bank's flash estimate and Beijing's official figure.

  • Philippine central bank: Inflation spurred rate hike

    Amando Tetangco, Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, says the central bank's rate hike on Thursday was in response to elevated inflation expectations.

  • Don't get too excited about China PMI: Citi   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 9:09 PM ET
    Don't get too excited about China PMI: Citi

    Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Citi, warns not to get too excited about China's factory data as it was largely priced in. She warns that the U.S. jobs report will be a bigger market risk.

  • What happens after 72-hour Gaza ceasefire?   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 8:47 PM ET
    What happens after 72-hour Gaza ceasefire?

    Neri Zliber, Visiting Scholar, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, says a shift away from Hamas rule and a re-imposition of Palestinian Authority (PA) rule could improve the situation in Gaza.

  • UOB: Mortgage sector impacting growth   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 8:17 PM ET
    UOB: Mortgage sector impacting growth

    Lee Wai Fai, Group CFO at United Overseas Bank (UOB), describes the factors weighing on the bank's slowing mortgage growth.

  • Hang Lung: Hong Kong property is improving   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:46 PM ET
    Hang Lung: Hong Kong property is improving

    Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Properties, says the government's measures to stabilize prices are working.

  • No signs of US wage inflation yet: Economist   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:34 PM ET
    US labor market is recovering: Economist

    Adriana Kugler, former Chief Economist of the U.S. Labor Department, says the Fed is sticking to its easing plan until they see signs of wage inflation.

  • IMF: China must speed up reforms   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:16 PM ET
    Why China needs to speed up reforms

    Markus Rodlauer, Deputy Asia-Pacific Director at the IMF, says China's credit risk is still on the rise and warns that Beijing needs to speed up reforms in order not to compromise growth.

  • Airline insurers brace for expensive year   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:48 PM ET
    Airline insurers to see biggest payout in 2014?

    Franklin Bass, President of the Aviation Insurance Association, says insurance claims related to recent plane tragedies will exceed $1 billion this year.

  • What Samsung needs to work on   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:34 PM ET
    What Samsung needs to work on

    Nam Hyung Kim, Managing Director at Arete Research Asia, says Samsung needs to be more aggressive in pricing in order to expand its market share in emerging markets.

  • Why Japan will not fall back into recession   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:17 PM ET
    Could Japan fall back into recession?

    Despite falling exports and dismal industrial output in June, Japan will recover in the second half of 2014, says John Vail, Chieif Global Strategist at Nikko Asset Management.

  • Is India 'holding a gun to its own head?'   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:44 PM ET
    Why India's trade veto will harm its economy

    Jake Colvin, VP, Global Trade Issues at the National Foreign Trade Council, explains why India's opposition to a WTO trade facilitation deal is counter-productive.

  • Argentina default will be contained: Strategist   Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:19 PM ET
    Argentina default will be contained: Strategist

    Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial, says the Argentine economy is in better shape than before so a default won't affect its markets dramatically.

  • China's purge may destabilize politics: Chang   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:45 PM ET
    Will China's big purge incur political costs?

    Gordon Chang, Author of The Coming Collapse of China, likens the ongoing anti-graft campaign to a "political purge" that has created instability in China's political system.

  • Tracking the impact of China's anti-graft drive

    Simon Cox, Senior Investment Strategist at BNY Mellon, says the crackdown on corruption has been "more sustainable and widespread than expected." He also discusses what it means for growth.

  • Has the West done enough to pressure Russia?   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:47 PM ET
    Joint sanctions by US, EU is a great job: Pro

    Raymond Tanter, Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, says the U.S. has done a "great job" in bringing its European allies along on tougher Russia sanctions.

  • What's stopping Asia's push into green cars?   Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 8:35 PM ET
    What's in the way of Asia's green car push?

    Alvin Kwock, Head of Emerging Technology Research at JP Morgan, says there is a lack of charging infrastructure for fuel-friendly cars in Asia.

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