Squawk Box Asia


  • Telecommunications are 'scale games': Analyst  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:50 PM ET

    Chris Lane , Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses news that Telefónica may sell its British mobile business to Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa..

  • 'Abe is in an impossible situation': Eurasia  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:40 PM ET

    Ian Bremmer , President of Eurasia Group, says Prime Minister Abe may not be able to negotiate with the Islamist militants who have threatened to kill two Japanese nationals by Friday unless Tokyo pays a $200 million ransom.

  • Estimating QE's impact in Europe  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:10 PM ET

    Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, discusses the effectiveness of quantitative easing in Europe and what the massive stimulus package means for Asia.

  • Saudi's King Abdullah has passed away at 90  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports about the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who is known as the "Great reformer" for pushing large-scale education and infrastructure projects in the oil-rich nation.

  • Delta: Cheap oil to add $2B to bottomline  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:43 PM ET

    Vinay Dube, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific at Delta Air Lines, expects the ongoing rout in oil prices to add $2 billion to its bottomline in 2015.

  • GE: More needs to be done after European QE  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:39 PM ET

    John Rice, Vice Chairman, President & CEO, GE Global Growth & Operations, says the long-term solution to European growth woes lies in the creation of jobs.

  • Open-ended ECB QE has a 'wow' factor: StanChart  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Sarah Hewin, Head of Macro Research for Europe at Standard Chartered, says the fact that the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended is a big boost for the economy.

  • Global equities jolted by 'open-ended' European QE  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, attributes the buoyant market reaction to how the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended.

  • This startup helps you sell your personal data  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:45 PM ET

    Matt Hogan, CEO at Datacoup, says the firm helps users to harvest their data and allows them to get a cut from the sale of this personal information.

  • Why this expert isn't shunning China's property space  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:36 PM ET

    Russell Platt, Co-founder & CEO at Forum Partners, outlines where the firm sees potential in China's real estate market.

  • Why CIMB walked away from a three-way merger  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:24 PM ET

    Nazir Razak, Chairman of CIMB, explains why a planned merger with RHB and Malaysia Building Society to create Malaysia's biggest bank fell through.

  • Global stocks bolstered by ECB QE hopes  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:11 PM ET

    Joshua Crabb, Head of Asia Equities at Old Mutual Global Investors, discusses the stock rally ahead of the ECB meeting on Thursday and explains what that means for investments.

  • Are oil markets 'walking to the end of a cliff'?  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 7:35 PM ET

    With all focus on the ongoing rout in oil prices, markets have not realized the possible impact of recent cutbacks in exploration and production spending, says Vandana Hari , Asia Editorial Director at Platts.

  • What matters in ECB's possible QE package  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 7:14 PM ET

    Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, explains why the composition of the bond purchases is more important than the total amount of the stimulus program.

  • SGX: Derivatives will remain a 'growth sector'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:41 PM ET

    Magnus Bocker, CEO of the Singapore Exchange, explains why growth in its derivatives business will be intact for a couple of years, even as the rest of the region moves toward developing their own financial derivatives markets.

  • SGX: Too early to judge effects of new board lot size  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:32 PM ET

    Magnus Bocker, CEO of the Singapore Exchange, discusses the muted response to the change in minimum lot sizes, which aims to make Singapore-listed blue-chips more accessible to retail investors.

  • SGX sees 15.5% rise in Q2 profit, highest in a year  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    Magnus Bocker, CEO of the Singapore Exchange, attributes the rise in quarterly profits to strong growth in its derivatives business and a modest increase in securities trading volumes.

  • This commodity stands to gain from ECB easing  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:09 PM ET

    If the European Central Bank rolls out quantitative easing, gold will outperform in euro terms, says Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer at U.S. Global Investors.

  • State of the Unioin 2015: What to expect  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:39 PM ET

    Matthew Mitchell, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discuss their expectations for the "State of the Union" address.

  • What if Draghi becomes 'the boy who cried wolf'...  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:23 PM ET

    If the European Central Bank fails to carry out quantitative easing on Thursday, global risk asset markets could go into free fall, says Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies.

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