Squawk Box Asia


  • A 6 hour working day in Asia?  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    As Sweden tests out a six hour work day, the Asia Squawk Box team discusses if it could ever work in Asia.

  • Weather-related hiccups won't slow Rio Tinto: Pro  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO of CEF Holdings, says Rio Tinto is still on track to meeting its mining ore target despite seeing a quarterly fall in iron ore shipments due to weather disruptions.

  • Is Heartbleed one of the worst internet bugs?  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:21 PM ET

    Calling the Heartbleed bug one of the "worst seen in the internet age", Nick Sullivan, Systems Engineer at Cloudflare, discusses the severity of the security flaw.

  • Bitcoin has a 'great future' in 2015: Clearstone  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    William Quigley, Managing Director at Clearstone Venture Partners, discusses his optimism about the cyrptocurrency and the firm's offer to acquire Mt.Gox.

  • Ex-Putin advisor: Russia won't annex East Ukraine  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Andrei Illarionov, Former Economic Policy Advisor to Vladimir Putin from 2000 to 2005, says Putin wants to establish a 'Ukranian Federation' out of the eastern part of the country.

  • Why earnings are at the heart of market volatility  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, says recent volatility on Wall Street is due to concerns about downbeat earnings season as profit margins reach their peak.

  • Citi earnings got a boost from Citi Holdings: Pro  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    John Thompson, CEO & CIO of Vilas Capital, explains the factors that led to upbeat first-quarter net income results from Citi.

  • Putin is re-enacting Crimea playbook: Pro  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says ongoing events in eastern Ukraine may see a repeat of Russia's actions in Crimea.

  • What markets really want from US earnings  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:06 PM ET

    Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial, says U.S. markets are looking for upside surprises in earnings guidance.

  • Why Asian nations should be investing in America  Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Vinai Thummalapally, Executive Director, Select USA, U.S. Department of Commerce, makes a case for investing in the U.S. as the nation hopes to ramp up FDI flows from Asian powerhouses like China.

  • Is it time for solar power to shine?  Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 9:20 PM ET

    Some analysts are viewing solar power as a potential disruptor to the energy market amid falling costs. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • Gaw: Pacific Century deal is a 'rare opportunity'  Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 9:12 PM ET

    Kenneth Gaw, President & Managing Principal at Gaw Capital Partners, explains the firm's decision to acquire Beijing's Pacific Century Place for $928 million.

  • Services weighed on Singapore's growth: Mizuho  Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Bank, explains why Singapore's first-quarter growth numbers slightly undershot market expectations.

  • UBS: Positive on Chinese financial reforms  Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Chi-Won Yoon, CEO, Asia Pacific at UBS, expects reforms in China's financial sector to continue and discusses the company's hiring practices in the mainland.

  • Ukraine-Russia standoff is 're-escalating': Pro  Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital, is concerned about a "tit-for-tat" response from Russia after Ukraine issued a deadline for pro-Russian separatists to disarm.

  • Expect China Q1 GDP just below 7.5%: StanChart  Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 7:12 PM ET

    Clive McDonnell, Head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product and buying opportunities in Chinese shares.

  • How will China achieve its 3.5% CPI target?  Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Listed Equities at the Macquarie Funds Group, explains how China's emphasis on consumption will lift consumer discretionary stocks.

  • China stimulus is en-route: Macquarie  Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:15 PM ET

    Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Listed Equities at the Macquarie Funds Group, explains why he believes China will unleash more stimulus despite the authorities ruling it out.

  • Tigerair CEO: We are here for the long term  Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    Koay Peng Yen, Group CEO of Tigerair, tells CNBC's Christine Tan how the budget airline is navigating the issue of overcapacity in the low-cost carrier sector.

  • Calvin Klein: Aiming for 8-10% growth in China  Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    Tom Murry, CEO, Calvin Klein, explains why the American fashion house isn't worried about the ongoing graft crackdown in China.

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.

Contact Squawk Box Asia

  • Showtimes

    Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 10:00 SIN/HK
    Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 15:00 NZ


  • 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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