Squawk Box Asia


  • Sprint Faces Challenges: Pro     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:33 PM ET

    Tim Farrar, Analyst at TMF Associates says that Softbank has built up a reputation of doing well in challenging situations and it possibly will do well once its capital into Sprint gets to work.

  • Don't Write Off Investing in Europe     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Neil Dwane, Chief Investment Officer for Europe of Allianz Global Investors says the European consumer is very under-leveraged and that there are strong companies to buy into.

  • Leland Miller, President, CBB International warns of disparities in government data and on the ground reality when it comes to recent concerns over China's credit system.

  • Investors Echo Monty Python's 'Black Knight'     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:14 PM ET
    Two knights in metal masks duel in a scene from the medieval comedy, 'Monty Python and The Holy Grail.'

    Bill Smead, CEO & CIO of Smead Capital Management says investors are as resilient as the Black Knight from Monty Python's Holy Grail - the knight who refused to stop fighting no matter how badly injured he was.

  • China’s Credit Squeeze Deals Fresh Blow to Stocks Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:09 AM ET

    China's equity markets are not having a good year: first there were worries about weak data and now a credit squeeze that is making investors steer clear of Chinese stocks.

  • Nothing is safe in vyberspace: Pro     Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 8:34 PM ET

    Jay Bavisi, president and CEO of EC Council says "snooping around" is not new, but the expanding arena of cybercrime is redefining modern warfare.

  • Pradeep Taneja, Fellow at University of Melbourne expects China's new President Xi Jinping to maintain cooperation with Taiwan rather than taking a confrontational approach.

  • The Fed's Slippery Slope     Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kumar Palghat, Founder & Director of Kapstream, says the 10-year Treasury could easily yield 3.5% by the end of the year if the Fed does not manage the rate rise.

  • It May Feel Overdone but Perhaps Sell-Off Is Justified Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 12:06 AM ET

    Fears about the Fed unwinding its monetary stimulus have sent global markets into a tail spin this week and some analysts argue the sell-off is in fact justified.

  • US Yield Spike Bad for Asia Stocks: Expert     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management says markets are concerned with the speed of the rise in U.S. treasury yields.

  • The Fed Is Taking Calculated Risks: Pro     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:34 PM ET

    Claudio Piron, Head of Emerging Asia Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research deconstructs what is weighing on EM currencies and backs the Fed saying their policy decision is based on economic data and resilient growth.

  • Fans Stampede in China to See Beckham     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    Around 500 fans stormed into a stadium in Shanghai to get a glimpse of the football star, climbing over vehicles and barbed wire fences to enter the heavily guarded fields. At least 5 people were injured in the stampede.

  • Can Cloud Seeding Clear Singapore's Haze?     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 6:49 PM ET

    Don Griffith, President of North American Weather Consultants discusses if cloud seeding can tackle air pollution by creating precipitation and rainfalls.

  • Global Markets Feel the Sting of Fed's Tapering Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    Markets sold off sharply in Asia on Thursday, after the U.S. Fed suggested it could start to unwind its monetary stimulus program later this year.

  • Why the Rise in Treasury Yields May Be Okay Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Analysts say there's no reason to fret about the back-up in bond yields since the move is likely to be accompanied by the U.S. economy finally getting back on its feet.

  • The Fed Isn't Going to Pull Back This Year: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Sailesh Jha, Chief Strategist at Arcus Capital Singapore says the Fed isn't going to scale back on its bond buying program this year. He talks about the feedback loop that has taken place in the markets, but expects the pullback to be temporary.

  • How to Play a Fed Exit     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:22 PM ET

    Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking thinks monetary policy is finally normalizing. He advises investors to leverage on the short leg of the U.S. dollar.

  • Markets Resemble Keynesian Beauty Contest: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore says that US markets, despite the volatility, remain strong and the panic is slightly unwarranted.

  • US Economy: Glass Half Full or Half Empty?     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 7:08 PM ET

    Kirk West, Executive Director, International Investments at Principal Global Investors highlights the buying opportunities he sees in the current market environment.

  • Regardless of Fed, This Is the Big Tail Risk Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Stocks and bonds have been hit hard in the past month by fears about when U.S. monetary stimulus will end and remain at risk of further heavy pummeling even if the Fed sheds light this week on its policies, analysts say.

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