Bernie Lo is an experienced television host and anchor. Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, he covers core business day programming, co-anchoring Squawk Box Asia and anchoring The Call.
A 20-year broadcast veteran of Asia-Pacific regional television, Lo has interviewed key political figures such as Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Philippines President Gloria Arroyo and Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, as well as top business leaders Richard Branson, Larry Ellison and Bill Gates.
Prior to rejoining CNBC, he was with Bloomberg television anchoring their prime-time morning business and financial news show "Morning Call" and hosting its daily regional talk show, "Asia Confidential with Bernie Lo." Lo also held a variety of on-air positions with Singapore Broadcasting, TVB and ATV.
Lo has a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Evergreen State College, in Olympia, Wash., and a master's of science degree in performing arts administration from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong Holdings just sold all 360 rooms in the budget range Apex Horizon hotel in Kowloon, to hundreds of enthusiastic buyers.
It's been a long seven-year itch, but Hong Kong Disneyland is finally making some money. The park made $14 million in the last financial year, while this is only about a 2.5 percent return on revenues of $550 million, it's still a profit.
Hong Kong residents are obsessed with property, and I'm no exception. But I never thought my dank, dark car park space in the building where I live would turn out to be my best investment ever. I bought it four years ago for $90,000. Recent deals indicate it's now worth $167,000, an 85 percent increase.
Vittorio Grilli, Italy's finance minister speaks to CNBC's Bernie Lo about how the country has justified its low borrowing costs.