Squawk Box Asia


  • Who will succeed Warren Buffett?  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 7:15 PM ET

    David Kass, professor of Finance at University of Maryland, explains why Berkshire manager Ajit Jain is Warren Buffett's "first choice" for a successor.

  • Poor growth prospects prompt China rate cut: Pro  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 7:05 PM ET

    A weakening housing sector and exports coming under pressure are dimming China's growth prospects, says Richard Iley, chief economist for Asia at BNP Paribas.

  • Where Baring is bullish on  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 6:47 PM ET

    Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia raised $3.99 billion for its sixth Asia fund last Tuesday. Jean Salata, CEO of Baring Asia, outlines where the fund will be targeting.

  • WPP: Not worried about doing business in China  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 6:38 PM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, explains why he is not worried about the terms of doing business in the China following news that Beijing is reviewing drafts of its first counterterrorism law.

  • Why WPP remains 'extremely bullish' on China  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, discusses the significance of Prince William's visit to China. He also explains why the agency remains "extremely bullish" on the mainland.

  • The good and bad of India's budget  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 6:20 PM ET

    Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says India's 2015/16 budget outlined several long-term visions such as plans to cut corporate and income tax, but fell short of short-term milestones.

  • What spurred China's interest rate cut?  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 6:07 PM ET

    Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says falling inflation and expectations for "uninspiring growth" over the past 2 months triggered the interest rate cut in China.

  • Will railway plans bust India's fiscal deficit?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:43 PM ET

    While India faces issues in reining in its fiscal deficit, there is a need to increase investments to spur growth, says Duvvuri Subbarao, former governor of Reserve Bank of India.

  • 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.

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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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