Squawk Box Asia


  • US crisis over, will China re-think Treasury assets? Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 12:57 AM ET

    Big holders of Treasurys such as China and Japan might not look to significantly diversify away from U.S. government bonds, analysts say.

  • Forget gold, the VIX is the new safe haven Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 11:47 PM ET

    With gold's safe-haven status eroding, analysts say volatility indexes like the VIX are becoming the preferred method for hedging risk.

  • Why its time for Asian sovereign bonds to pop     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 8:52 PM ET

    Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Citi says emerging market equities and high-yield Asian sovereign debt like the Sri Lankan national savings bond could rally in the aftermath of a US debt deal.

  • What happens to gold now that US has a deal?     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Yoni Jacobs, Chief Investment Strategist, Chart Prophet Capital and Ed Moy, Chief Strategist, Morgan Gold go head to head on the outlook for gold after the U.S. debt ceiling debacle.

  • US debt deal: The pros and the cons     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Mark Olson, Co-Chairman of Treliant Risk Advisors says the debt deal is just kicking the can down the road however there are some positives.

  • Debt debacle to shave over 1% off US growth: Pro     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard Kennedy School explains how the debt ceiling debacle will have a long-lasting effect on investor faith in the U.S.

  • Investors await vote on Senate deal     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    U.S. lawmakers are expected to vote on the Senate's bipartisan deal anytime now with just hours to go before the debt deadline. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports live from Washington.

  • US debt deal is a     Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    LEE SACHS is Co-Founder & CEO of Alliance Partners says that the debt deal gives a window for US congress to work out their differences and not risk a further damage to their reputation.

  • Kay Hutchison, Senior Counsel at Bracewell Giuliani, and former Republican Senator of Texas says she expects U.S. parties to find common ground over government spending levels.

  • Markets trust Washington, but for how long? Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 12:13 AM ET

    Financial markets are holding out for a deal in Washington to avert a debt default but that patience could fade quickly if a deal is not reached soon.

  • Owens Thomsen: US structural issues persist     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 8:44 PM ET

    Marie Owens Thomsen, Senior Economist & Strategist, Credit Agricole Private Banking explains why structural issues are much more concerning than the current U.S. debt debacle.

  • Outrigger: Leisure in the times of US shutdown     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    David Carey, CEO of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts says the government hasn't really impacted core business but explains why military travel has significantly reduced.

  • How long can China's growth momentum last?     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Steven Sun, Head of China Equity Strategy, HSBC expects a positive third-quarter GDP report on Friday but explains why momentum will likely fizzle out in the fourth-quarter.

  • Less than 28 hours left before the U.S debt default deadline comes crashing down, and as of right now, there is no deal. CNBC's John Harwood reports live from Washington.

  • Arne Sorenson, CEO & President, Marriott International says the company plans to more than double in size in Asia in a massive expansion drive, and will soon enter markets like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

  • US to lose flexibility in spending money: Pro     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 7:11 PM ET

    Adrian Mowat, Managing Director, Chief Asian & EM Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan says the latest debt wrangling will significantly affect the U.S in terms of managing its finances.

  • Moodys Analytics: Confident US will get a deal     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 6:51 PM ET

    Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moody's Analytics calls the brinkmanship battles between U.S. policymakers "existential," and describes how it will hurt America's credibility.

  • Gold to rally 15% by year-end: Expert     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 6:43 PM ET

    David McAlvany, CEO of McAlvany Financial Group expects the precious metal gold could hit $1,485 by year-end, 15 percent above current levels of $1,280.

  • Possibility of US default is still low: Pro     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group, says a U.S fiscal deal is possible but adds that Fitch' decision to put America's AAA rating on rating watch negative is not a surprise.

  • Seeking investment plays in North Asia     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 8:55 PM ET

    Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets, AMP Capital says there is a low level of risk in markets right now. He sees opportunities particularly in North Asia.

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