Squawk Box Asia


  • JD.com: We want to improve rural China  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    The partnership with Grameen China NGO to launch a microfinance project aims to improve the lives of Chinese in rural areas, says Nathan Yao, Vice President at JD Finance.

  • Gloomy days ahead for Macau gaming shares  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Jon Oh, Research Analyst for Gaming and Lodging at CLSA, expects shares of casino operators to underperform for the next 1-2 quarters as Macau goes through a painful transition.

  • Is it time to pick up Macau gaming stocks?  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Valuations of gaming plays such as Melco Crown look interesting, but it could be a "valuation trap" amid falling casino revenues in Macau, says Tim Seymour, CIO at Triogem Asset Management.

  • Russian markets see 'challenging times'  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:11 PM ET

    Tim Seymour, CIO at Triogem Asset Management, discusses how to approach Russia's financial markets as the country moves into an economic hibernation.

  • Will oil's rout lead to cuts in exploration budgets?  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    As the turmoil in oil prices persists, CNBC's Sri Jegarajah asks a panel of guests how that might impact exploration budgets.

  • Ruble in trouble: More fluctuations ahead  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    Lauren Goodrich, Senior Eurasia Analyst at Stratfor, expects the ruble to continue fluctuating within a 10 percent band on expectations for more government intervention.

  • US-China trade talks in good momentum: Pro  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    John Frisbie, President of U.S.-China Business Council, says trade talks between the two superpowers for the past week have been "good and inclusive."

  • Is the Santa rally here? Not really, says this expert  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management, says U.S. equities are merely retracing after recent steep declines due to crumbling oil prices.

  • Bookmate: Aim to innovate the reading experience  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Simon Dunlop, Founder at Bookmate, says it wants to combine social and mobile to introduce a different reading experience and explains why the Moscow-based e-reading platform is entering the Singapore market.

  • China house prices fall for third month  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    David Ji, Head of Research and Consultancy, Greater China at Knight Frank, discusses the persisting fall in the mainland's new home prices.

  • SET CFO: Don't worry, Thai stocks set for rebound  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    Pakorn Peetathawatchai, CFO at Stock Exchange of Thailand, discusses the outlook for the country's equity market after recent steep losses on the back of volatile oil prices.

  • Why US-Cuba shift is bad for America  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Christian Whiton, Former U.S. State Department Senior Advisor, says President Obama's announcement to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba has diminished respect for America.

  • Don't sweat corruption in Vietnam: CIMB  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Michael Kokalari, Head of Vietnam Research at CIMB, says corruption woes are opportunity costs for investing in Vietnam and later outlines the factors that are working in the economy's favor.

  • Forecasting the Fed's rate hike timeline  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Daniel Wiener, CEO at Adviser Investments, expects the U.S. rate hike to occur in mid-2015, along with three to four 25 basis point increases before the end of the year.

  • US housing moving in right direction: Pro  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    Kathy Fettke, CEO & Founder at Real Wealth Network, says the monthly figures, which fell in November, are "confusing" and adds that US housing starts are expected to double next year.

  • Forget the rouble, this is Russia's big problem  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    The crux for Russia is whether oil recovers over the next 6-9 months because if it doesn't, the Russian economy will crater, says Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management.

  • What was the catalyst for the US rally?  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    The fact that the Fed didn't emphasize recent events like the plunge in oil prices sent a calming message to markets, says Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist & Senior V.P. at Charles Schwab.

  • North Korea marks 3 years since Kim Jong-il's death  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 8:43 PM ET

    John Park, Northeast Asia Specialist at Harvard Kennedy School, discusses North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's leadership as the country marked the third anniversary of the death of former ruler, Kim Jong-il.

  • HK IPOs to raise over HK$200B in 2015: KPMG  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 8:34 PM ET

    Rebecca Chan, Partner and Head of Hong Kong Capital Markets of KPMG China, expects market sentiment in Hong Kong to remain positive and IPO activities to stay buoyant next year.

  • 'Falling oil prices still a positive': UBS  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Pu Yonghao, Regional CIO for Asia Pacific at UBS Wealth Management, discusses the winners and losers from the crash in oil markets.

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