Squawk Box Asia


  • China in a 'muddle-through' state: UBS     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Bin Shi, Portfolio Manager, China Fund at UBS Global Asset Management, says China is currently going though a difficult stage in its economic transition.

  • ADB: G-20 to focus on global growth     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says focus of the G-20 weekend meeting in Australia, will be on how to sustain the global growth momentum.

  • China's PMI will not affect earnings: Macquarie     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Listed Equities, Macquarie Funds Group, is still upbeat about Chinese corporate earnings, despite the HSBC China PMI falling to a seven-month low in February.

  • Kiev sees worst day of violence     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Neil Buckley, Eastern Europe Editor at the Financial Times, speaks about the situation in Kiev after the Ukraine capital saw its worst day of violence, with 67 people dead and hundreds more injured.

  • Riding with the Extreme Sailing Series     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    The Extreme Sailing Series will see 12 teams of world class sailors across three continents battling it out. CNBC's Julia Wood takes to the water with four-time Olympic gold winner Ben Ainslie to find out more.

  • AIA's risk management strategy     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    Having bonds as 85 percent of its portfolio has helped AIA Group manage risks from the recent emerging market volatility, says Mark Tucker, Group Chief Executive & President of AIA Group.

  • Aus Fin Min: We rely on the global economy     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister of Australia, says Australia will stand to benefit if the G-20 commits to hard targets for stronger growth.

  • Australia's Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, says he hopes the G-20, which meets this weekend, can commit to a plan of action that will strengthen the global economy.

  • Frail emerging markets a hot topic at G-20 meeting Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 10:20 PM ET
    Istanbul, Turkey

    The frail state of emerging markets is expected to be high on the agenda when the world’s 20 major economies meet in Australia this weekend.

  • Why you shouldn't be too bearish on EMs     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    David Riedel, President & Founder, Riedel Research Group, says emerging markets, in particular Asia, still possess growth potential which have been overlooked after recent turmoil.

  • China to see 7.5% growth for 2014: Macquarie     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Before Thursday's release of HSBC China flash purchasing managers' index (PMI), Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Wealth Management, explains why he will not be focusing too much on this data to estimate China's growth.

  • Tesla's China ambitions     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Ben Kallo, Senior Analyst at Robert W. Baird, explains why China is going to be an important market for Tesla and what challenges the company may face in the country.

  • This is the world's best city...     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss a survey which reveals Vienna as the city with the highest quality of life.

  • Don't point the finger at the Fed for EM woes     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Thierry Apoteker, CEO, Founder & Chief Economist at TAC Financial says the Fed's tapering announcement only served as a trigger for emerging markets to fix the imbalances in their economies.

  • Bruce Billson, Minister for Small Business of Australia, says its time for the G20 to focus on stability of finance systems, to ensure support for job creation and enterprise growth.

  • Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Joe Hockey, Australian Treasurer called out to the Fed to consider the wider impacts of its taper plans, particularly on emerging markets.

  • Reading into Facebook-WhatsApp deal     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Calling the deal "massively overpaid", Rob Enderle, President & Principal Analyst, Enderle Group, says Facebook's purchase of mobile messaging firm WhatsApp is a sign of desperation to retain users.

  • Oil prices are way overvalued: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, explains why he thinks Wednesday's peak in oil prices are temporary and is expecting prices to recede to $95 a barrel by the end of the first-half.

  • Peter Coleman, CEO & MD at Woodside Petroleum, says the firm is making progress on changes to its business model and will focus on capital management in the year ahead, after seeing a fall in annual profits.

  • IIF: G20 should focus on regulatory agenda and EM     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    Tim Adams, President & CEO of the Institute of International Finance, says emerging market turmoil, the regulatory agenda are likely to be the highlights of the G20 meeting commencing in Australia this week.

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  • 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.

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