Squawk Box Asia


  • China's renminbi in focus     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    Unusually steep declines in the Chinese yuan has caught many traders by surprise. What are the factors and possible implications? CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.

  • Watch oil prices, they may be about to pop Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:14 PM ET

    Growing global demand could help boost U.S. crude price by some 36 percent, one analyst told CNBC.

  • BlackBerry has launched its messaging service on the Windows Phone and brand new Nokia X handset. Can the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) help it to battle its way back into the telecoms market? CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • Should investors turn to emerging markets?     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Noting that emerging markets have been 'beaten up unfairly' since last year, Julie Dickson, EM Equity Portfolio Manager at Ashmore Investment Management, says these markets now hold 'fantastic value', especially in Asia.

  • HSBC's results don't look that bad: Fitch     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:22 PM ET

    Despite a fall in group revenue, Sabine Bauer, Senior Director, Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings, says HSBC's earnings remains diversified and is well-equipped to deal with unexpected risks.

  • EMs still facing challenges: UBS     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, explains why he thinks the outlook for emerging markets still remains lackluster.

  • Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds says there's more upside for multiples and earnings in the U.S. and markets there could see high single digits to low teens returns.

  • Abenomics will take time: Pro     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Abenomics need lag time to work, says Jonathan Slone, CEO of CLSA, adding that secondary effects have started to realize which will likely boost growth, albeit at a slower pace.

  • Japan has 'massive gaming potential': Pro     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Should Japan legalize casino gambling, the Land of the Rising Sun could become the world's third largest gaming market after the U.S. and Macau, says Jonathan Slone, CEO of CLSA.

  • What's brewing for Starbucks in China     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Responding to recent criticism about its pricing practices in China, John Culver, Group President, China & Asia Pacific at Starbucks, says prices reflect the true cost of its operations in the mainland.

  • Why the Fed will not quicken taper     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    With the U.S. economy still weak and a potential inventory correction, Marie Owens Thomsen, Chief Economist at Credit Agricole Private Banking, says the Fed is unlikely to speed up its taper plans.

  • Could U.S. oil prices hit $140 a barrel?     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 5:53 PM ET

    Sean Hyman, editor of Moneynews at the Ultimate Wealth Report newsletter, says global demand will accelerate WTI crude prices toward $140 a barrel.

  • Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, says the G-20's communiqué, concluded in Australia over the weekend, was too vague in terms of actionable policy prescriptions, to give equity markets a boost.

  • This can help you take the best selfie...     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    The HTC Desire 816, unveiled at the Mobile World Congress on Monday, is Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC's latest bet to turn its sales around. Its best feature, according to Cher Wang, co-founder & Chairperson of HTC, is that it will take the world's best selfie.

  • US to see 'sub-par growth' in 2014: Pro     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    Bill Smith, President at SAM Advisors, says the U.S. will likely see a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2 percent in 2014.

  • Is Sina's Weibo heading for a New York IPO?     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    China's equivalent to Twitter, Weibo, may be heading for a stock market listing in New York, joining the bandwagon to tap into investor demand for tech stocks. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.

  • Sugar in coffee: Sweet spot for investors? Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 2:28 AM ET

    A punishing drought in Brazil has sent the cost of sugar and coffee soaring, and some analysts expect prices to continue their climb.

  • Subsidies weighing on EMs: Arjuna Mahendran     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 7:54 PM ET

    Arjuna Mahendran, Emirates National Bank of Dubai talks about the politics of subsidies in emerging markets and how that is hurting the economies from within along with the Fed's tapering.

  • RBI governor: 'EMs are on their own'     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), says emerging markets have received an "unintended" message from developed economies that they are "on their own". CNBC's Oriel Morrison reports.

  • More downside for the greenback?     Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team and Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Emirates National Bank of Dubai, discuss whether its bulls or bears for the U.S. dollar in the week ahead.

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.


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