Squawk Box Asia


  • Will the weather put a stop to the Fed's taper?     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Will Oswald, Global Head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered, says impacts from the frigid winter is unlikely to make the Fed press the pause button on its taper plans

  • Why you may want to invest in Rwanda     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    Apart from a fast-growing economy, Emery Rubagenga, CEO at ROKA Mining, says Rwanda has been developing its business facilities, which makes it more attractive for investors.

  • Gold: A timeless insurance policy?     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    Greg Smith, Group CEO at Global Commodities makes a case for investing in gold even as yellow metal trade relatively lower from its lofty highs.

  • Why he's bullish on the US equity markets     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    John Carey, EVP & Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments, explains why he thinks the U.S. market has a lot more potential to go higher.

  • Qantas CEO: We have the confidence of the board     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 5:17 PM ET

    Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce, believes that he has the board behind him on his plans to slash 5,000 jobs and other cost-cutting measures, after the airline posted a hefty pre-tax loss on Thursday.

  • Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce discusses his plans to return the airline back to profitability, as well as its dialogue with the Australian government.

  • Thai PM's anti-corruption hearing in focus     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:50 PM ET

    Kim Mcquay, Thai Country Representative from The Asia Foundation, discuss latest news saying that Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra may decide not to attend a corruption probe later on Thursday.

  • Where to place your best bet in technology?     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    Investors could take cues from venture capitalists on which areas in the hottest tech trends to best place a bet. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • PBOC is the 'market' behind yuan: Julius Baer     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer, says recent weakness in the Chinese yuan could be a move executed by the Chinese central bank to shake out speculators.

  • Seven CEO: 'We are happy with H1 results'     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    While a downturn in the mining sector and industrial services weighed on its earnings, Don Voelte, CEO of Seven Group Holdings says he is still happy with the firm's first-half results.

  • Is South Africa facing an Arab Spring?     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:10 PM ET

    South Africa has seen rising protests in mostly black townships, where millions remain in poverty. CNBC Africa's Bronwyn Nielsen asked President Jacob Zuma whether he was concerned that his country is facing its own Arab Spring.

  • Joseph Cheng, Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, explains why the Hong Kong public may not be convinced by the government's warning of a long-term budget deficit.

  • 'Wall Street is getting tired': Merk     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President & Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments, lays out a myriad of factors weighing on the U.S. stock market.

  • Linda White, Assistant National Secretary of the Australian Services Union, voices her concerns with regards to Australia's flag carrier Qantas' decision to reduce 5,000 full-time positions.

  • What's moving the Chinese yuan?     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange has refuted reports that it was deliberately pushing its currency lower. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team and Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets Singapore at Nordea discuss.

  • 'Big changes' needed for Qantas: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Peter Harbison, Executive Chairman at the CAPA-Centre for Aviation, discusses latest earnings results from Australia's flag carrier Qantas, which announced a half-year loss and cutting of 5,000 jobs on Thursday.

  • What's holding the S&P 500 back?     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    A lethargic U.S. dollar, unrest in Ukraine, a mixed bag of economic data and earnings reports are reasons holding the S&P 500 index back from hitting a record high of 1848, says Ben Lichtensteinen, President of Traders Audio.

  • Will gold see double-digit declines this year? Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 10:40 PM ET

    Gold has been the best performing asset class this year, rallying some 10 percent, but some analysts have warned investors not to get too comfortable.

  • Is China getting ready to widen the yuan’s band? Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 10:03 PM ET

    The slide in the Chinese yuan to a seven-month low versus the dollar could be a precursor to the next big change in Beijing’s currency policy.

  • Hong Kong to see GDP growth of 4%: StanChart     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    Ahead of Hong Kong's budget announcement, Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, explains why Hong Kong could see a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of around 4 percent.

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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