Squawk Box Asia


  • Has China's Growth Hit Bottom?  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    As China's first quarter growth hits 18 month low, Helen Qiao of Morgan Stanley and Hu Yifan of Haitong International discuss what to expect from the following quarters along with the nation's reforms agenda and its mounting corporate credit default woes.

  • Don't lose sight of big picture on China: HSBC  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 9:13 PM ET

    Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP).

  • Yahoo's core business is a sideshow: Pro  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:43 PM ET

    Larry Haverty, Portfolio Manager at Gabelli Funds, says Marissa Mayer's efforts to beef up Yahoo's main business seem to have limited success amid strong competition from Google and Facebook.

  • SET: Thai market is up despite political crisis  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Pakorn Peetathawatchai, Chief Strategy & Finance Officer at the Stock Exchange of Thailand, explains why the Thai stock market is up 7 percent year-to-date despite political tensions.

  • Fidelity: Focus on China's long-term outlook  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:13 PM ET

    Medha Samant, Investment Director, Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says markets should opt for a long-term outlook rather than be caught up with China's first-quarter GDP.

  • Pacific Basin: Focused on second-hand vessels  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    Andrew Broomhead, CFO of Pacific Basin Shipping, says the firm bought a lot of second-hand ships last year since they tend to see the greatest increases in asset value.

  • Mitsubishi: Turkey is an attractive market  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Hiroshi Miyoshi, Mitsubishi CEO for Turkey and Central Asia, describes Turkey's appeal to Japanese firms, who invested $500 million in the emerging market last year.

  • 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.

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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