Squawk Box Asia


  • Will a TPP deal favor corporates over workers?  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Nobuaki Koga, President of the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (RENGO), highlights three prerequisites that are necessary conditions for the execution of trade agreements, such as the TPP.

  • What was behind Indonesia's weak Q1 GDP?  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 8:41 PM ET

    A tightening of monetary and fiscal policies, coupled with weak global demand, contributed to the country's lower first-quarter growth, says Andin Hadiyanto, Chairman of Fiscal Policy Agency of Indonesia's Ministry of Finance.

  • See more room for a risk-off mood: JPMorgan  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 8:03 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, says bubbling tensions in Ukraine will likely hurt global risk appetite going forward.

  • Earnings show that Pfizer needs a deal: Analyst  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    A decline in first-quarter profits emphasized Pfizer's need "to do a big deal", says David Williamson, Healthcare Analyst at The Motley Fool.

  • Fortescue: Why we're not worried about China  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    If Chinese iron ore demand does dwindle, Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, says Australia is well-positioned to export its iron ore to other developing nations.

  • Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, discusses the risk of strikes at Port Hedland and explains why he's not concerned about price volatility in iron ore.

  • Should traders get used to light trading volumes?  Monday, 5 May 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Jeffrey Kleintop, Chief Market Strategist at LPL Financial, says light volumes on Wall Street are a new characteristic of the U.S. economic recovery.

  • Not worried about China's April PMI: CIMB  Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    After HSBC's final reading of Chinese factory activity in April showed another month of contraction, Arup Raha, Chief Economist at CIMB, explains why he' still optimistic on the mainland.

  • How Sohu.com is pushing boundaries  Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 9:42 PM ET

    In the latest edition of Entrepreneur Asia, Sohu's founder and CEO Charles Zhang tells CNBC the challenges he faced in being one of the early pioneers in China's internet space.

  • InMobi's roadmap to boost ad network  Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 9:08 PM ET

    Unlike other mediums, mobile provides a huge amount of data about users that allows firms to be "extremely targeted" when it comes to advertising, says Naveen Tewari, CEO of InMobi.

  • Bendigo & Adelaide: Why we bought Rural Finance  Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Mike Hirst, Managing Director of Bendigo & Adelaide Bank, says the acquisition of Rural Finance aligns with the lender's decision to invest more in the agricultural sector.

  • Speaking to CNBC at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, Hong Jiang Zhang, CEO of Kingsoft, explains the firm's decision to seek a listing in the U.S. for subsidiary Cheetah Mobile.

  • 3 factors behind M&A's buying frenzy  Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, describes three factors that may be contributing to the flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector.

  • Speaking to CNBC ahead of the OECD's annual forum, Secretary General Angel Gurria describes this year's theme: "Resilient economies for inclusive societies."

  • Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, discusses Baosteel and Aurizon Holdings' $1 billion bid for iron ore firm Aquila Resources.

  • BOJ still cautious about tax hike impact: ANZ  Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 7:10 PM ET

    Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, reacts to Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda's interview with CNBC over the weekend.

  • Esquel: We like the fact that China is slowing  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Marjorie Yang, Chairwoman of textile manufacturing firm Esquel Group, explains the benefits of a slowdown in Chinese economic growth.

  • China to see 'temporary cyclical uptick': CIMB  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 9:11 PM ET

    Jim McCafferty, Head of Research at CIMB Securities, says a recovery in the U.S. and Europe may see a recovery in Chinese exports.

  • David Tang: Why we're confident on China  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    David Tang, founder of Shanghai Tang, describes the opportunities and pitfalls when doing business in the mainland.

  • Investors losing confidence in Sony: Analyst  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 8:43 PM ET

    Sony's latest cut in earnings guidance is affecting investors' confidence in the electronics giant, says Rob Enderle, Principal Analyst, Enderle Group.

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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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