Squawk Box Asia


  • Positive on Suntory IPO Pricing: Pro     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Asian equity research house JI Asia believes the timing and pricing of the Suntory IPO will yield to a positive listing.

  • US Economy Needs to Accelerate: Pro     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Gary Dugan, CIO, Asia & Middle East at Coutts says the U.S. economy needs to re-accelerate. He likes equities and advises investors to look at the shorter end of the curve for bonds.

  • Taper QE? Fed may Just Pump More Money     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    David Mann, Head Regional Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank makes the case for why the Fed won't taper QE this year, and says markets cannot rule out that they won't pile more accommodation on.

  • Egypt Stalemate: What Next?     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Michael Hanna, Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation warns that the longer the stalemate lingers, the worse the outcome will be for Egypt.

  • Fed Likely to Taper Stimulus in Q1: Pro     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, CEO of Bull and Bear Partners doesn't expect the Federal Reserve to taper its bond-buying program in the near-term while the central bank remains data-dependent.

  • Oil Bulls Bank on ‘Goldilocks’ US Jobs Data Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices are set to start the third-quarter on a positive note, reflecting expectations of better U.S. data.

  • The Perils of Counterfeit Money Printing     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:36 PM ET

    Chad Wasilenkoff, CEO of Fortress Paper talks about the business of printing money and threats from counterfeiters, electronic payments and the rise of digital currencies.

  • Markets Overreacting to Fed & China: Pro     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Alex Kobler, MD & APAC Head of Investment Products & Services at UBS Wealth Management discusses portfolio positioning in a rising rates environment and weighs in on China's credit woes.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda's Clean Break From the Past     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    BOJ chief Haruhiko Kuroda is taking a different approach to deflation and growth revival and that is positive for Japan, says Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services.

  • Strong Economic Data Could Hurt Japan     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, explains how Japan's structural reforms are at risk in light of recent positive data.

  • The Key to Abenomics' Success     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says the key to the success of Abenomics is Abe's third arrow, which he is expected to lay out after what is seen to be an LDP victory at July's upper house elections.

  • A Summer of Good Data Is Needed: Pro     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas Wealth Management, says it will take a while for U.S. markets to go from being liquidity-driven to growth-driven.

  • Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo have bagged the fiercely fought telecom licence auction in Myanmar but their task is just beginning says Sachin Gupta, Regional Head of Telecommunication Research, Nomura.

  • Economic Data Highlights Japan's Progress: Pro     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors says Friday's job market, industrial production and inflation data will pave the way for a strong economic performance this year.

  • Taiwan may be enjoying an improving relationship with mainland China but it is increasingly becoming more and more distant from the U.S says Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies.

  • Forget Data, Tankan Is Main Driver for Japan     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 7:32 PM ET

    George Dowd, Senior Director at Newedge provides analysis on Japanese inflation and household spending figures, saying the data will not be as important as the upcoming Tankan survey.

  • Telenor's Challenges on Connecting Myanmar     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 7:04 PM ET

    In a first on CNBC interview, Sigve Brekke, Head of Asia Operations at Telenor describes the firm's challenges ahead after becoming one of two foreign telco operators in Myanmar.

  • Is the Nikkei Taking Its Cue From China Markets? Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    Japan's blue-chip stock index doesn’t usually follow the direction of China’s stock market but that has changed this week as the Shanghai Composite slumped to its lowest level in more than four years.

  • This Asset Class Has Entered a 'Twilight Zone'     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:11 PM ET

    Asian currencies are in a "Twilight Zone," according to Johanna Chua of Citi and Kenneth Akintewe of Aberdeen Asset Management. How should you position your portfolio?

  • What China Has in Common With 1979 America     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC draws similarities between China in 2013 and the U.S. back in 1979. He also shares his opinion on investing in the equity markets and gold.

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