Squawk Box Asia


  • Who will gain from 'Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect'?

    Kevin Anderson, Head of Investments, Asia-Pacific at State Street Global Advisors, explains why the "Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect" is an important development for overseas investors.

  • Asia's role in Mexico's infrastructure financing   Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:48 PM ET
    Asia's role in Mexico's infrastructure financing

    Gerardo Salazar, CEO of Banco Interacciones, explains how the lender is facilitating Asian investment into Mexican infrastructure.

  • Why this expert is bullish on Vietnamese shares   Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:34 PM ET
    Why this expert is bullish on Vietnamese shares

    Thomas Hugger, Founder & CEO, Asia Frontier Capital, says the Vietnamese market has bottomed out and stocks offer nearly 7 percent dividend yields.

  • How trade is evolving in Asia   Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:21 PM ET

    Asia's economic success is built on trade, but as the U.S. and Europe recover their trade prowess, Asia has adapted to become more than just an export machine. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.

  • Is a summer correction coming for US stocks?   Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:06 PM ET
    Is a summer correction coming for US stocks?

    Liz Ann Sonders, SVP & Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, says the summer season is a historically weak period for U.S. shares and any pullback will be healthy for the market.

  • Tapping into Bangladesh's infrastructure needs   Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:47 PM ET
    Plugging into Bangladesh's infrastructure needs

    Salman Karim, Managing Director at Orion Group, describes opportunities that he sees in Bangladesh as the country aims to improve its infrastructure.

  • Is the uptrend in oil about to reverse?   Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:32 PM ET
    Is the uptrend in oil about to reverse?

    As long as the Sunni insurgency remains contained in the northern part of Iraq, pressure on oil prices may start to ease soon, says Jason Feer, COO, Americas at Argus Media.

  • US is in a 'sweet spot' for inflation: Expert   Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:20 PM ET
    Why Wall St is a sweet spot for investors now

    Douglas Woolford, President, Convergent Wealth Advisor, says U.S. stocks won't be hurt by an uptick in inflation and still have "a lot more room to run over the next two years."

  • China's stealth stimulus is bearing fruit: BNP   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:50 PM ET
    China's stealth stimulus bearing fruit: BNP Paribas

    Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, says the country's "mini stimulus" rolled out in recent months is working to prop up the economy.

  • Hong Kong democracy poll draws over 700,000   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:35 PM ET
    Over 700,000 vote in Hong Kong democracy poll

    Emily Lau, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party and Priscilla Leung, Member of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong, debate the legitimacy of the pro-democracy referendum.

  • Here's what really matters for China PMI data   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:18 PM ET
    Here's what really matters for China's PMI data

    Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, says the direction that the purchasing managers' index is headed matters more than decimal-point changes in the readings.

  • Foodpanda's recipe for success   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 8:47 PM ET
    Foodpanda's recipe for success

    Chinmay Malaviya, Managing Director, Hong Kong & Singapore of Foodpanda, outlines the firm's unique proposition and its expansion plans moving forward.

  • Mobile payment is hot in this part of Asia   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 8:41 PM ET
    Mobile payment is hot in this part of Asia

    Paul Leishman, COO of Coda Payments, says mobile payment is seeing strong growth in Southeast Asia, alongside digital content like apps and music.

  • China's economy at a 'tipping point': Credit Agricole

    Stabilization in manufacturing and a declining property sector has placed the country at a "tipping point", says Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist, Strategist, Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole.

  • UFC drums up interest in Asia before Macau fight   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:50 PM ET
    Why the UFC can succeed in Asia

    Ahead of UFC's next "Fight Night" in Macau, President Dana White says Asia's history in martial arts makes the region fertile ground for growth in his first Pan-Asian trip.

  • Who is playing up sectarian politics in Iraq?   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:42 PM ET
     Who is playing up sectarian politics in Iraq?

    Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow at Cato Institute, discusses claims from Iran's supreme leader that the U.S. is trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries.

  • Tracking the fate of bitcoin in China   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:38 PM ET
    Tracking the fate of bitcoin in China

    While bitcoin is recognized by China's central bank, the use of the digital currency has been suppressed by authorities, says Bobby Lee, CEO of BTC China.

  • EMs may see more profit-taking ahead: SocGen   Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:19 PM ET
    EMs may see more profit-taking ahead: SocGen

    Investors may continue booking profits on emerging markets amid tensions in Iraq and fears of a potential hike in U.S. rates, says Patrick Legland, Global Research & Strategy, Societe Generale.

  • 'Panda' flash mob takes over Hong Kong   Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET
    'Panda' flash mob takes over Hong Kong

    Some 1,600 paper pandas are on display in Hong Kong in an effort to raise awareness for the endangered animal. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

  • Occupy Central: We want true democracy   Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:41 PM ET
    'Occupy Central': We want true democracy

    Benny Tai, Co-founder of "Occupy Central", hopes for China to honor its promise of universal suffrage for Hong Kong in 2017.

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.

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