Squawk Box Asia


  • Don't write off Shanghai-HK stock link yet: Pro     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    John Woods, MD, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management, expects profit taking to keep trading subdued in mainland markets, but remains upbeat on liquidity in the medium term.

  • Software will lead the way for Sony: Pro     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Amir Anvarzadeh, Director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities, says analysts should pay more attention to Sony's software business and discusses the tech giant's restructuring progress.

  • Duncan Clark, Chairman of BDA, says it will require huge investments to transplant Taobao's service culture beyond China. He later discusses the e-commerce giant's bond offering.

  • This is Takata's primary objective now     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    Sam Jaffe, Principal Research Analyst at Navigant Research, says Takata is focused on cost containment as it does not have the manufacturing capacity to replace all faulty air bags.

  • Helen Qiao, Chief Economist, Greater China at Morgan Stanley, attributes the monthly fall in the preliminary reading of China's manufacturing activity to APEC-related factory closures.

  • LightInTheBox: 'It's a huge world outside China'     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    Alan Guo, CEO of LightInTheBox, explains why the mainland online retailer focuses on selling China-made products to overseas consumers, instead of its domestic market.

  • Zinan Liu, Regional VP & MD of Asia and China at Royal Caribbean Cruise, says recent bad publicity are "exaggerated" and explains how the industry is resisting the potential impact.

  • This is Royal Caribbean's 'game-changer' ship     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Zinan Liu, Regional VP & MD of Asia and China at Royal Caribbean Cruise, introduces the cruise operator's "Quantum of the Seas" which was launched in New York last week.

  • Is Hong Kong vulnerable to cyber attacks?     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Pro-democracy protests have raised the risk of cyber attacks in Hong Kong, says Bryce Boland, VP & CTO at FireEye, adding that most cyber crimes are targeted at businesses.

  • Here's why China isn't the major power in Asia     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    John Lee, Director at Kokoda Foundation, explains why the argument that China is the region's dominant power based on its economic and military capacities is weak.

  • Uwe Parpart, MD, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets, says Japan's monetary policy is implemented decisively, noting BOJ Governor Kuroda knows how to handle market expectations.

  • 'Japan is exporting itself out of crisis': Pro     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    October's trade figures are "very good" and will likely persist as Japanese exporters expand into other parts of Asia, says Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute.

  • Karl Brauer, Senior Analyst at Kelley Blue Book, discusses comments by Bill Ford, Chairman of Ford, that the carmaker won't delay its plans to roll out fuel-saving models.

  • James Lowell, CIO at Adviser Investments, says an improving job market and lower gas prices will induce strong spending until year-end.

  • Is Asia's FX market turning into a 'fight club?'     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, discusses the relationship between the yen and the South Korean won. He later explains why the renminbi is the next interesting point in Asia.

  • Why mainland PE firms are investing abroad     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Shan Weijian, Group Chairman & CEO at PAG, outlines the factors that are driving Chinese private equity firms to invest overseas.

  • Tracking Sa Sa's retail sales growth     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    Guy Look, CFO & Executive Director of Sa Sa International, describes how structural changes in tourist arrivals and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have impacted sales growth.

  • For bonds, all the action is in Japan now: Pro     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Hayden Briscoe, Director-Asia Pacific Fixed Income at AllianceBernstein, describes how economic and political events in Japan are moving the country's bond market.

  • Is 120 likely for dollar-yen?     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:48 PM ET

    Greg Matwejev, Director of FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge, expects dollar-yen to stay near 117 and says something new will need to occur to propel the pair towards the 120 level.

  • BI: Raised interest rates to anchor inflation     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Perry Warjiyo, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia and Wellian Wiranto, Economist at OCBC Bank, discuss the central bank's decision to hike interest rates following a cut in fuel subsidy.

About Squawk Box Asia

  • 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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