Squawk Box Asia


  • Did Noble Group just shoot itself in the foot?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:34 PM ET

    On Thursday, Singapore-listed Noble Group blamed its full-year profit drop on an impairment charge, which adds credibility to Iceberg Research's allegations, says Roger Tan, CEO at Voyage Research.

  • Why Japan's consumer demand will pick up  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:12 PM ET

    Xavier Denis, investment strategist at SG Securities, expects an improvement in Japan's consumer confidence soon, with the government keen to push for wage increases.

  • Tracking StanChart's leadership shake-up  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:04 PM ET

    Ismael Pili, head of Financials Research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, says Bill Winters could push through the much-needed structural reforms in Standard Chartered when he takes over as chief executive in June.

  • FCC votes for net neutrality  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:43 PM ET

    Brent Skorup, research fellow in the Technology Policy Program at Mercatus Center, George Mason University, discusses the net neutrality rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission Thursday.

  • Thailand works to remove subsidies amid cheaper oil  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    Narongchai Akrasanee, Energy Minister of Thailand, says the gap between subsidized and market oil prices is small, with diesel and LPG trading at market prices now.

  • Despite Q4 profit loss, AirAsia CEO still pleased  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia, attributes the first quarterly net loss in two years to "paper loss from foreign currencies" and is pleased with improved operating numbers and results of its associates.

  • CLP: China, India are primary growth markets  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:38 PM ET

    Richard Lancaster, CEO of CLP, discusses the firm's performance in 2014. He also outlines the firm's focus within Asia, with China and India as its primary growth markets.

  • Tracking the fall in Japan's household spending  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:30 PM ET

    With the sales tax hike jacking up the cost of spending, Japanese are consuming less, says Robert Medd, partner at GMT Research. He also discusses the possibility of a wage hike in March.

  • Are US markets hitting the snooze button?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mark Eibel, chief investment strategist at Russell Investments, attributes the mixed finish on Wall Street to a lack of U.S. data and the fact that markets are largely driven by events in Europe.

  • Cheung Kong, Hutchison restructure is terrific: Pro  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:43 PM ET

    Peter Churchouse, author of The Churchouse Letter, says the merger of Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong Holdings and Hutchison Whampoa will provide shareholders with a range of benefits.

  • Dell: 'We are in the right spot now'  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:36 PM ET

    Amit Midha, president of Asia Pacific & Japan and chairman of Global Emerging Markets at Dell, says all of its business units are growing positively and discusses growing concerns over cybersecurity.

  • How China is revitalizing its economy  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:13 PM ET

    Andrew Sullivan, MD of Sales Trading at Haitong International Securities, discusses the surprise growth in Wednesday's HSBC flash PMI and news that the mainland is expanding an income-tax break.

  • Maersk: Danske Bank stake sale is 'logical'  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    Tim Smith, North Asia CEO at Maersk Line, says the sale of the group's 20 percent stake in Danske Bank is a "logical progression to make the firm more attractive."

  • Qantas soars back to profitability  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:19 PM ET

    Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, expects the airline to benefit from lower fuel prices and moderating market capacity in the second-half, but declined to provide a full-year guidance.

  • Why Motley Fool says 'No' to Qantas stock  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:07 PM ET

    Joe Magyer, senior analyst at the Motley Fool, remains bearish on Qantas's stock as airlines tend to underperform the market in the long run due to the sector's capital intensive and competitive nature.

  • If US stocks pull back, buy the dip: Pro  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:42 PM ET

    Bradley Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, says U.S. markets remain one of the best asset classes to invest in, with better earnings growth and shareholder-friendly activities.

  • The end of oil's rout? Not yet, says this expert  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Matt Smith, commodity analyst at Schneider Electric, explains why oil prices could still come under pressure, with the buildup of oil supply likely to exacerbate.

  • US stocks to see a 'fairly serious correction': Pro  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:16 PM ET

    While Wall Street remains in the midst of a bull run, markets could see a 10 percent fall so as to digest recent gains, says Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners.

  • Dovish Yellen, China flash PMI fail to cheer Asian stocks Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:10 AM ET
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    Asian equities turned mixed amid choppy trade on Wednesday after China's manufacturing sector surprised markets with growth for the first time in three months.

  • Don't cheer surprise upside in China flash PMI: HSBC  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 8:45 PM ET

    John Zhu, greater China economist at HSBC, says growth in China's manufacturing sector remains subdued and attributes the surprise upside in February's PMI to seasonal effects.

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