Squawk Box Asia


  • A nod to Abenomics: Japan inflation speeds up Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:14 PM ET
    Shubiya district, Tokyo, Japan

    Japanese consumer prices rose in June at their highest annual pace since November 2008, a sign perhaps that the BOJ is slowly winning its fight against two decades of deflation.

  • Fed tapering fears worse than tapering itself     Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    Clive McDonnell, Head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank explains why he thinks global markets concern over the Fed's tapering is unwarranted.

  • Australia corporate earnings to pick up     Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says Australia may be coming into a period of slower GDP growth but he explains why he expects corporate earnings to pick up.

  • Easy money behind us, time to be cautious     Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, CEO at Bull and Bear Partners, explains two reasons why investors need to be cautious going forward.

  • The trade that has plenty of ‘juice’ in it Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 2:09 AM ET

    Strategists say that the New Zealand dollar it is the one to watch amid talk that the country could be the first in the developed world to tighten monetary policy.

  • Is the Japanese foreign bond binge finally under way? Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 11:49 PM ET

    Japanese investors snapped up foreign bonds for a third straight week last week and analysts say that the long-awaited trend may be finally under way.

  • PIMCO: Treasurys look attractive again     Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Mihir Worah, Head of Real Return Portfolio Management at PIMCO says the U.S. yield curve is attractively priced for the first time in the past couple of years.

  • There's still steam left in gold's rally: Pro     Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 7:12 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments makes the case for investing in gold while steering clear from riskier assets.

  • Is Obama's economic agenda on track?     Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Peter Morici, Professor at the Smith School of Business of the University of Maryland, and Adam Hersh, Economist from the Center For American Progress, debate what's key to growing the middle class in the U.S., one of Obama's key focuses in his second term.

  • Why oil should be your top commodity trade     Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:42 PM ET

    Sean Hyman, Editor of the Ultimate Wealth Report thinks the recent sell-off in commodities is drying up and explains why demand will soon recover.

  • Gold bugs: Time for 'ugly duckling' to shine? Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 11:45 PM ET

    The recent rebound in gold prices has injected bullishness back in the market, and as gold bugs call for further gains, one analyst expects bullion to hit $1,600 per ounce by year end.

  • TPP: A game changer for Japanese & US firms     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Tami Overby, Vice President, Asia, US Chamber of Commerce explains why Japan's move to join the TPP negotiations is a win-win for both Washington and Tokyo.

  • KKR Asia: Optimistic on China in the long-term     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    In an exclusive interview, Joseph Bae, Managing Partner at KKR Asia discusses the firm's operations in Asia and explains why KKR is optimistic on China's long-term prospects.

  • Magnus Bocker, CEO of the Singapore Exchange shares the company's plans going forward and talks about the IPO slowdown in the region.

  • Focus on banks this earnings season: Pro     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 6:13 PM ET

    Tim Seymour, Managing Partner at Triogem Asset Management says bank earnings will give an indication of the strength of the underlying credit quality.

  • Cooliris aims to become iPhoto substitute     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Soujanya Bhumbkar, CEO of Cooliris, explains why its new technology does a better job at photo sharing than the apps that currently dominate the market.

  • Tobias Harris, Author of "Observing Japan", discusses what Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to do to push through with joining the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

  • What's behind the yen strenghthening?     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    David Mann, Head Regional Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, explains the yen's strength following the upper house election in Japan.

  • Nikkei to trade between 18,000-21,000     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 7:42 PM ET

    Harmen Overdijk, Head of Portfolio Management for Asia at EFG International, says Tokyo markets could soar as high as 21,000.

  • Randy Kroszner, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and former Federal Reserve governor, discusses how Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's 'open mouth' operations are taking precedence over 'open market' operations.

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