Squawk Box Asia


  • Default isn't Argentina's biggest risk: Pro  Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogen Asset Management, says the possibility of a technical default is less of a "live or die" issue for Argentina compared to problems like inflation.

  • Why investors shrugged off weak US GDP  Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    Low expectations and an uptick in capital expenditure offset the poor reading on first quarter growth, says Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial.

  • Make forward guidance real: Nobel-prize economist Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:02 PM ET
    University of Chicago professor Lars Peter Hansen.

    The Fed's forward guidance has been vague and the central bank should ensure its guidance on monetary policy is real, says a Nobel-winning economist.

  • How to combat match-fixing in football  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:50 PM ET

    Mark Sutcliffe, CEO, Hong Kong Football Association, says match-fixing is a worldwide problem that FIFA needs to take seriously. He discusses how Hong Kong is tackling the crime.

  • Vertu: Why our smartphone costs $22,000  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:41 PM ET

    Hutch Hutchison, Head of Concept Creation and Design of Vertu, says its latest device marries "exclusivity with materials and services."

  • Why Juicy Couture is set for a comeback in 2015  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:24 PM ET

    New concept stores of Juicy Couture will be launched in the U.S. from 2015 onwards, says James Salter, Chairman & CEO of the brand's parent firm Authentic Brands.

  • Zara opens largest flagship store in Hong Kong  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Spanish fashion brand Zara opened its largest store in Asia in Hong Kong on Wednesday. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

  • Vanke's H-share listing is 'great news': Pro  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:48 PM ET

    Peter Churchouse, Author & Publisher of Asia Hard Assets Report, says the share conversion will give Vanke wider access to overseas shareholders and lower its cost of capital.

  • Why BlackRock prefers Europe and Japan over US  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Marc Desmidt, MD & Head of Alpha Strategies at BlackRock, says central banks in Europe and Japan are likely to take on different paths as the Fed, and that can give both markets a boost.

  • DM or EM: Who's more vulnerable to oil prices?  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore, explains why the recent spike in oil prices may hurt developed economies more than emerging markets.

  • Abe's reform plan: An arrow or a dart?  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Marc Desmidt, MD & Head of Alpha Strategies at Blackrock and Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore, discuss Prime Minister Abe's latest reform measures.

  • How can China foster growth moving forward?  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, explains how the Shanghai Free Trade Zone and competition in the banking space can lift growth in the mainland.

  • Tracking uncertainty in economic policy  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, says there are "inherent uncertainties" in economic models. He calls the implementation of the Fed's forward guidance "problematic."

  • Why Abe's third arrow won't boost stock markets  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reform package is "nothing new" and hence, it will not "knock the socks" off financial markets.

  • Will Abe's reform measures work?  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:10 PM ET

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, explains why's still cautious on Japan following details of Prime Minister Abe's 'third arrow' plan.

  • Will 'Occupy Central' hurt Hong Kong? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 6:37 PM ET
    Demonstrators supporting the 'occupy central' movement display placards asking residents to cast ballots for the referendum on three proposals outlining rules for the chief executive election.

    As a pro-democracy movement gains steam in Hong Kong, some worry the campaign could hurt the city's competitiveness and rattle its financial market.

  • The future of the film industry is China: Analyst  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Paul Degarabedian, Senior Media Analyst at Rentrak, says China's box office is growing at 30 percent annually and may surpass North America by 2025 to become the world's biggest film market.

  • China-Hong Kong trading deal to launch in October  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 9:16 PM ET

    Kevin Anderson, Head of Investments, Asia-Pacific at State Street Global Advisors, explains why the "Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect" is an important development for overseas investors.

  • Asia's role in Mexico's infrastructure financing  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:48 PM ET

    Gerardo Salazar, CEO of Banco Interacciones, explains how the lender is facilitating Asian investment into Mexican infrastructure.

  • Why this expert is bullish on Vietnamese shares  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:34 PM ET

    Thomas Hugger, Founder & CEO, Asia Frontier Capital, says the Vietnamese market has bottomed out and stocks offer nearly 7 percent dividend yields.

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