Squawk Box Asia


  • Is unrest in Thailand set to worsen?  Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Suchit Bunbongkarn, Director of the Institute for Security and International Studies, says political polarization seems to have taken a turn for the worse in Thailand.

  • Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange & Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, discusses Thailand's political crisis and explains what the euro has in common with a beach ball.

  • US economy headed in the right direction: Pro  Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange & Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, discusses the impact of tapering and geopolitical risks on the U.S. economy, bonds and gold.

  • Don't fear escalation in Ukraine: Pro  Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 8:32 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, explains why developments in Ukraine won't be dangerous enough to spur asset allocations out of the region.

  • 'New China' to dominate IPO rush: Morgan Stanley  Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 8:18 PM ET

    Gokul Laroia, Co-CEO for Asia of Morgan Stanley, says 'New China' sectors like healthcare and education may take the lead from financials in the Chinese market.

  • Morgan Stanley: 'Real opportunity in EMs'  Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    Gokul Laroia, Co-CEO of Asia Pacific at Morgan Stanley, discusses strategy in emerging markets. He also explains why the push into wealth management "is a good balance" to the firm's business model.

  • ASEAN divided on China-Vietnam tension: Pro  Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Ross Feingold, Senior Advisor at DC International Advisory, says the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) saw a divided stance against China at its summit over the weekend.

  • Ex-ambassador: Ukraine polling is 'preposterous'  Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    John Herbst, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine from 2003 to 2006, explains why the results of the referendum vote doesn't really reflect sentiment in the region.

  • See no end to South China Sea conflict: Pro  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 9:47 PM ET

    Sean King, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies, says geopolitical conflict in the South China Sea will continue to be in the news for some time to come.

  • The rise of M&A activity  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss the growing volumes in M&A deals.

  • Expect low inflation in China to continue: SocGen  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Yao Wei, China Economist at Societe Generale, explains why she thinks low inflation will persist in China.

  • Why this CEO is still bearish on China  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 9:25 PM ET

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN, explains why he thinks China is in a "bear cycle" at the moment.

  • Why Abenomics may be dead: ADVFN  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 9:07 PM ET

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN, says Japan's benchmark Nikkei index may fall below 10,000 points if Prime Minister Abe fails to raise inflation.

  • Haim Saban: Looking at Asia for M&A deals  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    Haim Saban, Chairman and CEO of Saban Capital Group, discusses acquisition opportunities he sees in Asia's telecommunications space.

  • Bank Indonesia: Why we left interest rates on hold  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 8:43 PM ET

    Perry Warjiyo, Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia, says the central bank's objective remains on economic stability and keeping inflation down.

  • WPP: Ego fueled the Omnicom-Publicis merger  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    Martin Sorrell, WPP Group CEO, discusses the fallout in the proposed merger between Omnicom and Publicis.

  • The rise of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Ron Mock, CEO at the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, says the fund has obtained a 10 percent return since its inception by investing globally across sectors like infrastructure, real estate and bonds.

  • KPMG: Hope US-China audit dispute gets resolved  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 7:49 PM ET

    John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman at KPMG, says the company is caught in the middle of the U.S. ruling that bans Chinese arms of the Big Four auditing firms from working on U.S.-listed firms.

  • KPMG: US tax code is a multi-faceted issue  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman at KPMG, discusses whether tax incentives offered by countries to lure multinationals are appropriate.

  • Barclays is making the right move: Analyst  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    Bill Fitzpatrick, Global Equity Analyst at Manulife Asset Management, explains why the bank's decision to cut 19,000 jobs and return cash to shareholders was long overdue.

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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