Squawk Box Asia


  • RBA will follow up with rate cut today: UBS  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    Scott Haslem, chief economist, Australia at UBS, discusses the raft of Australian data released early Tuesday and explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia will unveil a rate cut later in the day.

  • Chinese, young tech guys getting richer: Forbes  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:41 PM ET

    Luisa Kroll, assistant managing editor for Wealth at Forbes Media, says the magazine's annual billionaires list shows China and California's tech entrepreneurs rising in terms of wealth creation.

  • Who's in Forbes' top billionaires list?  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:40 PM ET

    Forbes has released its annual list of the world's billionaires, with Bill Gates taking the top spot. CNBC's Bernie Lo has more.

  • M&A in semconductor sector is 'white-hot': Pro  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:33 PM ET

    Christopher Rolland, semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets, expects M&A activities in the semiconductor industry to accelerate.

  • This expert isn't excited about Nasdaq at 5,000  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:16 PM ET

    While the Nasdaq Composite's close above the 5,000 mark is a solid move, it is "nothing more than a round number," says Kenny Polcari, director at O'Neil Securities.

  • What's driving Chinese tourists to New Zealand  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 8:50 PM ET

    Simon Robertson, CFO of Auckland Airport, attributes the boom in Chinese tourists to the unique experience that New Zealand offers, instead of a "currency play."

  • Why the PBOC needs to ease further  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 8:38 PM ET

    Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says the People's Bank of China needs to cut interest rates further because real interest rates remain "pretty high."

  • How Fidelity is playing China  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    Medha Samant, investment Director, Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, is positive about the state of China's re-balancing act and explains where the firm is focusing on.

  • Good design, but can Samsung's S6 beat iPhone 6?  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 7:49 PM ET

    The new design in Samsung's Galaxy S6 will appeal to its loyal fans, but will not attract users of the iPhone 6, says Marc Einstein, industry principal, ICT Practice at Frost & Sullivan.

  • Fed rate hike will be 'later this year': BofA  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 7:36 PM ET

    While a rise in U.S. interest rates will occur in 2015, the hike will come likely later in the year, instead of June, says Michael Hanson, senior U.S. economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research.

  • 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.

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