Squawk Box Asia


  • Is China on a 'mission impossible'?  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    Bill Smead, CEO & CIO at Smead Capital Management, explains why he thinks China is on a 'mission impossible' to stimulate lending based simply on a fall in short-term interest rates.

  • Explaining China's credit and yuan puzzle  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    The Chinese yuan posted its biggest one-day fall on Monday, while a fall in short-term interest rates fueled talk that China's central bank may be easing monetary policy. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells us more.

  • Search for MH370 enters fourth day  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur on latest developments in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

  • Wall Street to digest weak China, Japan data Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 5:54 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-higher open on Monday, after Asian stocks plunged following poor data out of both Japan and China.

  • Mary Schiavo, Aviation Attorney at Motley Rice, discusses missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, drawing parallels with the crash of Air France flight 447 in 2009.

  • Examining US jobs and China's trade data  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    Tim Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia at ANZ, discusses the raft of economic data released by United States and China over the weekend.

  • Japan's fourth-quarter GDP revised down Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 7:58 PM ET

    Japan's economy grew 0.7 percent on-year in the fourth quarter of 2013, revised down from a preliminary reading of 1 percent, data on Monday showed.

  • Japan's Q4 GDP was a miss: HSBC  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 7:50 PM ET

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, discusses Japan's below-view fourth-quarter economic growth data and record current account deficit for January.

  • Stimulus not an option for China: Beamish  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 7:39 PM ET

    Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research explains why stimulus is not an option for China despite concerns over PPI deflation.

  • The sudden loss of contact with Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 aircraft, suggests that a 'terrible catastrophe' may have occurred, says Anthony Roman, Founder & CEO at Roman & Associates.

  • MAS: 'Search came back with negative findings'  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Fuad Sharuji, Vice President of Operations Control at Malaysia Airlines, says that search missions for the missing flight 370 have proved inconclusive thus far.

  • Malaysia Airlines is flying families over to Beijing to join Chinese relatives who are waiting for news of their loved ones on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing.

  • Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, says he is concerned about latest Chinese trade data, which paints a picture of weak commodities demand.

  • Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac, discusses the impacts of U.S. nonfarm payrolls for February and China's trade data on various currencies.

  • What happened to Malaysia Airlines flight 370?  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    John Goglia, an independent aviation safety consultant, discusses news of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, as the search continues more than 2 days after the plane lost contact with air traffic control on Saturday morning.

  • Will positive US jobs speed up the Fed's taper?  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 6:26 PM ET

    Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, explains why the Fed is likely to continue tapering at current pace, despite better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls for the month of February.

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, analyzes last Friday's release of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls. The report showed the U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, compared with 113,000 in January.

  • The search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370  Sunday, 9 Mar 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur on the latest developments on the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which went missing on Saturday morning.

  • Majority of Asian shares reaped gains on Friday, despite trading volumes remaining thin ahead of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.

  • Contained or contagion: How to play Ukraine Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:26 PM ET
    People hold placards and Ukrainian flags during a rally in front of the White House in Washington.

    While tensions in Ukraine have ebbed, it’s not time for global markets to put the crisis behind just yet, analysts say.

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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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