The Call


  • Mark Newman, Senior Analyst at Sanford C Bernsten thinks the latest Samsung Galaxy phone is a combination of incremental improvements rather than a game changer.

  • Pulse of Swire Properties  Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:20 PM ET

    Christopher Pratt, Chairman of Swire Pacific says Swire Properties is gaining traction in China. He further discusses the company's expansion plans in Hong Kong.

  • Victory Lap for Boeing?  Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:13 PM ET

    Yu-Dee Chang, Principal and Chief Adviser at ACE Investment Strategists says Boeing has their battery issues figured out. He discusses what lies ahead for the company.

  • Air Cargo Showing a Marked Pickup: Cathay CEO Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:01 PM ET
    Cathay Pacific Airways Chief Executive John Slosar speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Cathay said its first half earnings will be disappointing because of the cloudy global economic outlook and high fuel prices, forcing it to cut costs and reduce flights on some long-haul routes. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    After a lackluster few years for the air cargo industry, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways told CNBC he expects a recovery in global demand to rejuvenate the flagging sector.

  • Cathay Pacific Needs to Focus on Innovation: Pro  Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 9:33 PM ET

    Peter Harbison, Executive Chairman at CAPA says that Cathay Pacific's significant loss in its H1 2012 earnings is fairly unusual. He further explains why the company needs to focus on innovation going forward.

  • Marc Faber: China Should Fix Credit Bubble  Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 9:17 PM ET

    Marc Faber, Editor & Publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says China's pace of growth depends on whether authorities can deflate the nation's massive credit bubble.

  • Marc Faber: You Have to Look at the Economic Details  Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 9:05 PM ET

    Marc Faber, editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report tells CNBC Asia why he's not among those who are saying "you can't go wrong" with stocks right now. (4:12)

  • China to Succeed in Shale Gas Production: Pro  Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 9:50 PM ET

    David Hewitt, co-head of global oil and gas equity research at Credit Suisse, discusses shale potential in China. He believes the opportunity there could be twice that in the U.S.

  • Investing in Myanmar  Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    Dr. Richard Vuylsteke, President at American Chamber of Commerce discusses Myanmar's prospects and challenges. He says that capacity building is one of the biggest issues facing the country.

  • Glenn Rufrano, President and CEO at Cushman and Wakefield explains why there are more property investments going overseas. He further shares his outlook on Asia's property sector.

  • Fostering Trade Relations  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 9:44 PM ET

    Ro Khanna, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce & Author, "Entrepreneurial Nation" says the resumption of U.S.-Taiwan trade talks is positive. He explains why.

  • How Royal Bank of Scotland Returned to Health  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 9:33 PM ET

    John McCormick, Chairman, Asia Pacific at RBS discusses the bank's return to health after Bank of England Governor Mervyn King recommended splitting RBS into a 'good' and 'bad' bank last week.

  • The Best Way to Invest in Chinese Corporates  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 9:13 PM ET

    Jim Awad, Chairman at Plimsoll Mark Capital explains why investors should buy Chinese companies in Singapore and Hong Kong rather than their U.S-listed counterparts.

  • Chinese Automakers Gain Global Traction  Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Janet Lewis, Head of Industrials Research at Macquarie and Andy Xie, Independent Economist explain why they are bullish on China's auto industry.

  • China's Cabinet Shake-Up  Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    Zhang Zhiwei, Chief China Economist at Nomura and Andy Xie, Independent Economist discuss the effects of China's government reforms.

  • Hong Kong, Still IPO Hot Spot?  Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:47 PM ET

    Stephen Peepels, Head of U.S. Capital Markets, Hong Kong, at DLA Piper says the flow of IPOs to Hong Kong could overwhelm demand.

  • North Korea's 'Big' Threat  Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 8:39 PM ET

    Evan Feigenbaum, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State says that proliferation threats from North Korea remain acute given Pyongyang's alliance with rogue states.

  • Is Toyota's Shake Up a Game Changer?  Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Jessica Caldwell, Senior Analyst and Director of Pricing and Industry Analysis at Edmunds.com says that Toyota's old corporate culture is no longer useful for the company.

  • Samsung-Sharp TV Tie-Up, Threat to Apple?  Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 8:25 PM ET

    Edward Snyder, Managing Director, Charter Equity Research says that Apple's too big of a client for Sharp for the Japanese firm to endanger that relationship.

  • Curtailing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    Joseph Detrani, President at Intelligence and National Security Alliance explains why North Korea needs to be very concerned about how China is reacting to their provocations.

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