Squawk Box Asia


  • Canada's Brookfield invests in China Xintiandi     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 7:43 PM ET

    Philip Wong CEO of China Xintiandi, a subsidiary of Shanghai-based property developer Shui On Land discusses the $500 million investment from Canada's Brookfield Property Partners.

  • Asian markets await China PMI figures     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 7:22 PM ET

    Ahead of China's official PMI figure and HSBC's final reading, CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells you what to expect.

  • Four major emerging nations face crucial elections Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 7:11 PM ET
    Huge crowd gathered during Narendra Modi's first rally after being anointed the BJP's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections.

    With India, Indonesia, Brazil and South Africa scheduled to hold elections in the next year, politics are set to be a key driving force in emerging markets.

  • Is gold's loss silver's gain?     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Dominic Schneider, Head of Commodity Research at UBS, says the industrial nature behind demand for silver will never make it a replacement for gold.

  • Bad loans remain most challenging for China banks Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:36 AM ET

    Earnings results from China’s big banks show profit growth slowed in the third quarter, with bad loans seen as one of the main challenges.

  • Asia household debt is worrying: Deutsche Bank     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 8:55 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank discusses if Asian households have overstretched their balance sheets.

  • CLSA: Assessing Abenomics     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 8:44 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, delivers his verdict on the effectiveness of Abenomics on the Japanese market and economy.

  • Is a banking crisis brewing in China?     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Mike Werner, Senior Equity Analyst, Chinese & HK Banks at Sanford C. Bernstein says it's too early to tell whether there's a crisis but thinks big banks will benefit in the short-term.

  • Nintendo needs management change: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:51 PM ET

    Atul Goyal, Senior Analyst at Jefferies says a leadership change at Nintendo will happen by the end of 2013-2014, but still maintains a buy rating on the stock.

  • Lenovo looks to Hollywood     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    The Chinese computer giant is tapping Hollywood heartthrob Ashton Kutcher to design its tablets.

  • Why new Fed leadership will hurt your portfolio     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments warns the new chiefs at the Fed will be a very opinionated bunch, which will create market volatility.

  • Takeaways from the Fed decision     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments deconstructs what the Fed decision says about the future path the central bank intends on taking.

  • Forbes ranks Putin as world's most powerful     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 6:33 PM ET

    Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief at Forbes Media, says Russian leader Vladimir Putin has outshined Barack Obama in terms of leadership this year.

  • Watch out, US market correction coming: Pro     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, chief investment strategist at investment advisors Pension Partners thinks U.S. equities may be on the verge of a potential bubble.

  • Eagles, kangaroos boost October gold sales Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 1:32 AM ET
    One ounce gold bullion coins at the Perth Mint in Perth, Australia

    Sales of gold coins and bars recovered in October, suggesting physical buyers remain robust despite bullion's 20 percent plunge this year.

  • Ritesh Maheshwari, Managing Director, Financial Services Ratings for Asia-Pacific at Standard & Poor's pinpoints Malaysia and Thailand as the nations most vulnerable to rising household debt.

  • McLaren: Plan to double our China stores     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 8:14 PM ET

    Mirko Bordiga, Regional Director, Asia Pacific at McLaren Automotive says robust in Asia for luxury cars remain robust. The firm has 4 dealerships in China and plan on 8 more.

  • India's onion crisis     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 8:07 PM ET

    Onions prices have skyrockteted 320 percent over the past 12 months. The Asia Squawk Box team discusses what that means for consumers.

  • Japan: Economic recovery or false dawn?     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 7:51 PM ET

    Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, MBMG International dismisses September's industrial output data, and stresses the important of reducing national debt.

  • Manulife Financial: Asia prefers liquidity     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Robert Cook, President and CEO, Asia at Manulife Financial describes the "barbelling" approach that most Asian retail investors take when managing risk.

About Squawk Box Asia

  • 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.

  • Susan Li co-anchors CNBC's flagship morning program Squawk Box.