Squawk Box Asia


  • China to see more bond defaults: JP Morgan     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    As financial systems work towards a more market-oriented setting, China may face risks of more corporate bond defaults, says Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds.

  • Cathay Pacific has foresight: Citi     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Michael Beer, VP, Asia Pacific Transportation and Infrastructure at Citi Equity Research, says Cathay Pacific is the most disciplined among airlines in terms of capacity management, leading to better yields. The airline is due to release its full year earnings on Wednesday.

  • Malaysian authorities will need to answer questions about evidence from radar traces which led to a shift in the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, says Andrew Herdman, Director General, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines.

  • The TINA approach to investing     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:13 PM ET

    Jason Trennert, Chief Investment Strategist & Managing Partner at Strategas Research Partners explains why there is no alternative, or TINA, to equities right now.

  • A double whammy for copper     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:47 PM ET

    Copper prices have hit four-year lows on jitters from China's first-ever corporate bond default and weak export data over the weekend, says Daniel Hynes, Commodity Strategist at Hynes Commodities.

  • Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, discusses Stanley Fischer's comments about normalizing monetary policy and how that could impact the greenback. Fischer will attend a confirmation hearing to become the Fed's vice-chairman on Thursday.

  • Softbank CEO: US wireless market needs change     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Too slow, too expensive. That's the message Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son had for U.S. regulators and the telecommunications industry. CNBC's David Faber reports.

  • What is behind the global stock tumble?     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    Ed Dempsey, Chief Investment Officer at Pension Partners, debates whether it's Ukraine or concerns about a slowdown in China's economy that's behind the selloff in global stock markets.

  • Malaysian police officials unveiled CCTV footage pictures of the two passengers on board MH370 traveling with stolen passports on Tuesday. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur.

  • Japan divided on restart of nuclear plants     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:49 PM ET

    Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor, Political Science at Purdue University, discusses the polarized views present in Japan over the government's plans to restart the country's nuclear power plants.

  • Stolen passports remain a problem     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    The issue of false and stolen passports has gained much attention following reports that two stolen passports were used to board Malaysia Airline flight 370. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, discusses the significance of the case of stolen passports in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

  • Bruce Kasman, Chief Economist & MD of Global Research at J.P. Morgan, is doubtful whether the Chinese government can contain credit growth while curbing speculative capital inflows.

  • MH370 families angry at Malaysia Airlines     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Frustrations are building up among families, who continue to wait for news of their loved ones on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing.

  • Yoma's foray into Myanmar     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Serge Pun, Executive Chairman of Yoma Strategic Holdings, speaks to CNBC's Asia Squawk Box about the firm's expansion into the fields of education, agriculture and logistics in Myanmar.

  • Deciphering China's weak February trade data     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:40 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, discusses the below-view Chinese exports data for the month of February, that was released last Saturday.

  • The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Boeing are joining search efforts for Malaysia Airline flight 370 on Tuesday. Greg Feith, Former Senior Air Safety Investigator at the NTSB, outlines the types of assistance Malaysian authorities will get.

  • The search for missing aircraft MH370 has spurred a concerted rescue effort across Asia. However, Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, doesn't think this will ease territorial disputes that have plagued the region.

  • 'Crimea is lost': Nomura     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:16 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, explains why he thinks Ukraine and its Western allies have lost hold of Crimea, as the latter prepares for a referendum to join Russia on Sunday.

  • Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says a lack of signals from the missing MH370 aircraft deepens the mystery surrounding the plane, which lost contact with air traffic control on Saturday morning.

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