Squawk Box Asia


  • 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.

  • Osmar Abib, Global Head of Oil & Gas Investment Banking at Credit Suisse, says the drama in Washington has dampened North American deal activity but they are still at high levels.

  • What the US political impasse means for oil     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura sheds light on the supply risks for oil markets this week.

  • Investing in environment-themed equities     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 7:43 PM ET

    Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, Head of Listed Equities, Impax Asset Management picks out some of the growth areas among environment-themed equities in light of growing focus on climate change.

  • Tony Fratto, Partner at Hamilton Place Strategies and former Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury says that Republicans are asking for things that are seen as the cause of the shutdown.

  • Washington deal is going to happen: Pro     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 6:52 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, says he doesn't doubt that Washington will reach a deal on the debt ceiling as it tries to meet its obligations to the country and the rest of the world.

  • Expectations from China's Third Plenum     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Jing Ulrich, MD & Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific at JPMorgan Chase says China's leadership is likely to announce reform measures at its upcoming Third Plenum in November.

  • Default fears put dollar's reserve status at risk Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:59 AM ET
    $100 dollar bill on top of USD money pile.

    Anxiety over a potential U.S. debt default has led some analysts to question whether the greenback's days as a global reserve currency are numbered.

  • Washington will miss debt deadline: Pro     Sunday, 13 Oct 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Will Oswald, Global Head of FICC Research, Standard Chartered says the key issue in the U.S. debt debate is whether there is a default on the debt, not on whether they raise the debt ceiling.

  • Does it make sense for elderly workers to stay in the workforce? Kim Walker, founder and CEO of Silver Group, believes productivity may ultimately be hurt as a result.

  • Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading, Saxo Capital Markets and Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand, HSBC discuss what impact a default would have on the USD.

  • Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC says the start of Fed tapering is increasingly likely to happen early next year due to the threat of a U.S. debt default.

  • Why it’s 'incredibly treacherous' to trade right now Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 9:39 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The market is just too dangerous to trade amid the political stalemate in Washington, analysts told CNBC.

  • Arjuna Mahendran, CIO, Wealth Management Division of Emirates National Bank of Dubai says China and Russia are taking a much bigger role in world affairs in what could be the beginning of a new world order as the U.S. starts growing more insular.

  • Who are the world's sexiest central bankers?     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:31 PM ET

    The Asia Squawk Box team discusses the sex appeal around Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan, and other global central bank chiefs.

  • CNBC anchor tries on $4 million ruby ring     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    As SIngapore's JewelFest kicks off on Friday, Jean Nasr, Managing Director at Mouawad Singapore discusses Asia's growing appetite for precious stones.

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  • 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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