Squawk Box Asia


  • Alex Xu, CFO of Qihoo 360, says the Chinese Internet firm is firing on all cylinders after the company posted better-than-expected quarterly results.

  • Growth, Biggest Threat to Markets?     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments explains why he says the biggest threat markets could be facing right now is economic growth.

  • Yen Is Being Jawboned: Pro     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 6:33 PM ET

    Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management says Japanese officials are now trying to manage the yen in light of its recent declines.

  • Defending Dimon's Dual Role     Monday, 20 May 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Bill Smith, CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager at SAM Advisors, makes a case for keeping JPMorgan Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon's dual role at the bank.

  • Maersk Line Swings Back Into Black: CEO     Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Tim Smith, North Asia CEO of Maersk Line says a reduction in costs helped first-quarter earnings swing back into the black from a loss a year ago. He says new capacity coming into the Chinese market are driving freight rates down.

  • New Listings Pipeline Looks Healthy: SET     Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Chanitr Charnchainarong, Executive Vice President of Thailand's Stock Exchange says the pipeline for new listings looks healthy as more firms from diversified sectors apply.

  • Asian Growth at Inflection Point: Analyst     Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Michael Spencer, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Deutsche Bank, says that in three to six months it will be obvious to investors that there is growth in Asia.

  • No Chance of Fed Tapering QE Yet: Expert     Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG International, explains why he does not see any evidence that the U.S. central bank is mapping out any exit.

  • Global Tail Risks Reducing: Pro     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    Bruce Kasman, Chief Economist & Managing Director of Global Research at JP Morgan says that the global environment is shifting in favor of risky assets with reduced tail risks after global central bank moves.

  • Buyout Offers Undervalue Dell: Shareholder     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Tim Piechowski, Associate Portfolio Manager at Alpine Capital Research explains why the buyout offers from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management's substantially undervalues the company.

  • Does Ben Bernanke Deserve an 'A' Grade?     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    Jim McCaughan, CEO at Principal Global Investors says the Fed has been on the right track and very transparent about its plans.

  • US Sequester Could Persist Into 2014: Expert     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, says gridlock issues in the U.S. are exacerbating the problems for the economy and adds that the bulk of the sequester could hit in the summer next year.

  • Fed Tapering Does Not Equal Tightening: Expert     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial thinks the U.S central bank could taper stimulus in September, but explains why that does not mean a tightening of monetary policy.

  • Hold On, Japan Still Missing Key Pillar of Growth Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:17 PM ET

    While growth in the world's third largest economy, Japan, surpassed expectations in the first quarter, an important pillar of growth was missing: revival in capital spending.

  • Much More Needed to Take Shine Off the Euro Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:04 PM ET

    To really take the shine off the euro, policymakers need to show they are serious about pushing rates into negative territory.

  • US Growth Lifted Cisco Profits: CFO     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Frank Calderoni, CFO & Executive VP at Cisco, crunches the company's earnings numbers, citing growth in the U.S. as one of the key drivers.

  • Sunshine Oilsands' Revenue To Roll in Soon: CEO     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:25 PM ET

    In light of Sunshine Oilsands' quarterly loss, John Zahary, President and CEO, says the company's projects are in pre-production stage and revenue will start coming in soon.

  • ILO: Bangladesh Safety Pact A Good Start     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomes the recent safety pact signed by international retailers, but says more needs to be done.

  • Dollar/Yen at 110 This Year: Strategist     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist at UBS Investment Bank says the short yen trade is being driven by risk-seeking behaviour. He thinks USD/JPY will hit 110 this year.

  • Japan QE Not Benefitting Global Economy: Pro     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, thinks Japan's QE program could be a potential disaster, particularly for the rest of Asia, Germany, and certain U.S. corporates.

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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