The Call


  • Taek-Geun Kwon, Founder & Managing Member, Toro Investment Partners, which is one of the biggest shareholders in NQ Mobile, says Muddy Waters has gotten their 7 recent calls wrong.

  • South Korea's 'tiger students'  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 8:06 PM ET

    South Korean markets opened one hour later for trade on Thursday due to a national college entrance exam. CNBC's Chery Kang reports.

  • Hong Kong exchange receives three debutantes  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 8:29 PM ET

    Bank of Chongqing is one of three new listings in Hong Kong Wednesday. CNBC's Emily Tan and Bernie Lo discuss what the recent surge of IPO activity means.

  • Why India is really launching Mars mission  Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 8:53 PM ET

    Dean Cheng, Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation explains why India's mission to Mars is not all about the space race.

  • Nissan shares hit by gloomy guidance  Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 8:06 PM ET

    Nissan Motor shares plunged 9 percent in early trade Tuesday after cutting its profit forecast. Tokyo bureau chief Kaori Enjoji reports.

  • Hong Kong property to enter downturn: Barclays  Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Paul Louie, MD, Head of Property Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays expect a synchronized downturn, with office prices falling by 20 percent.

  • China's plenum could be 'profound:' Citi  Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 | 8:04 PM ET

    John Woods, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management discusses the state of the mainland economy ahead of the government's policy bash.

  • This is as good as it gets for China: HSBC  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 9:46 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says China's economy is still holding up after Friday's two separate readings of factory activity.

  • UBS: China official PMI is no reason to celebrate  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 9:01 PM ET

    Pu Yonghao, Regional CIO, APAC at UBS Wealth Management isn't excited over October's upbeat official PMI figure as he still thinks the mainland faces severe structural issues.

  • Hong Kong spending strong: Entertainment tycoon  Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 9:37 PM ET

    Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group says tourism and spending in Hong Kong remains robust.

  • SAP: Going ahead with $2 billion China expansion  Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 9:18 PM ET

    Mark Gibbs, President, Greater China at German software giant SAP remains positive on the Chinese economy and discusses the firm's growth plan in the region.

  • Watch out for risks to China's banks: Barclays  Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 9:37 PM ET

    May Yan, Head of Banks Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays expects lenders to deliver solid earnings but outlines which negative catalysts could cap growth.

  • How will US shale exports impact Asia?  Sunday, 27 Oct 2013 | 9:46 PM ET

    Amos Hochstein, deputy assistant secretary for Energy Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State explains the ongoing debate behind U.S. gas exports.

  • Sands China: Tapping middle-class vistors is key  Sunday, 27 Oct 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    Edward Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China explains how the firm's portfolio of hotel rooms ensures a steady flow of upper-class Chinese visitors and profits.

  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un receives doctorate  Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 9:55 PM ET

    A Malaysian university awarded an honorary doctorate in economics to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

  • China will see recession if credit slows: Expert  Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 9:49 PM ET

    Gillem Tulloch, Group Leader of the rebranded Asianomics Group explains why markets are afraid of rising interest-rates in China.

  • China growth momentum still strong: Societe Generale  Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 9:44 PM ET

    After HSBC's China flash PMI comes in strong for October, Yao Wei , China Economist at Societe Generale says Beijing won't have a problem hitting its 7.5 percent growth target this year.

  • What's behind all the fear in China markets?  Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    Yao Wei , China Economist at Societe Generale says since China economic growth has been positive, Beijing is using this time to clean up credit.

  • Dry winds fan fire threat outside Sydney  Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 9:43 PM ET

    In Australia, crews have been working around the clock to contain raging bushfires. Laurel Irving, Channel 7 reporter, reports live from Lithgow, New South Wales

  • Is your Hyundai too sexy for you?  Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 9:49 PM ET

    Hyundai's plan for a conservative redesign of its cars is drawing some criticism. CNBC's Chery Kang reports from Seoul.

About The Call

  • A one-hour program that empowers viewers to make the right call for their business, their market & their investments. The Call delivers up-to-the minute news and intelligent commentary while tracking the start of trade in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan. Hosted from Hong Kong & Singapore, it's the pre-game show for the Greater China region; bringing the opening numbers from the world's financial hotspot — Shanghai; and gearing up for trade in one of Asia's most dynamic markets — Hong Kong. CNBC will quiz business & political leaders so viewers know how to protect their wealth, fortify their trading strategy and make the call on their investments.

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  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.