The Call


  • Will sanctions be enough to stop Putin?  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    Adam Ereli, Vice Chairman, Washington D.C. at Mercury, explains why he isn't very optimistic about diplomatic solutions in the Russia-Ukraine standoff.

  • European stocks that you should be buying  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Mebane Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management, explains why he thinks stocks from Greece, Ireland, Russia and Spain are more attractive than U.S. equities.

  • Could US LNG exports actually scare Russia?  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 9:46 PM ET

    Myron Brilliant, Executive VP & Head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, explains how increased U.S. LNG exports could impact Russia's standoff with Ukraine.

  • All eyes on Moscow following Crimea vote: Pro  Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Angela Stent, author of 'The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century,' warns that attention will fall on Vladimir Putin as to whether Crimea will join Russia officially.

  • MH370 search expands after reports of 'pings'  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:53 PM ET

    The latest reports say that satellites may have picked up data 'pings' from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, for at least five hours after the plane lost communication. NBC's Tom Costello reports on the latest developments in the disappearance of MH370.

  • CLSA sees 15% price correction for HK property  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Nicole Wong Regional Head of Property Research at CLSA, discusses the outlook of Hong Kong's property sector, amid biting factors like stamp duty, interest rates and supply shortage.

  • Weak data caused by China's reforms: JP Morgan  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Zhu Haibin, Chief China Economist at JP Morgan, says recent soft economic data from China is the result of the country's structural reforms.

  • Search area for MH370 to be extended  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:01 PM ET

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will be extended and major search aircrafts and vessels have been redeployed to the Straits of Malacca and Indian ocean. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • The hunt for MH370 enters the sixth day  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 enters its sixth day on Thursday. Search efforts so far have failed to turn up any concrete evidence. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • Why times are tough for Hong Kong IPOs  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Initial public offerings (IPOs) have had a rough time on Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. Louis Wong, Head Of Research at Phillip Securities, examines the underlying factors.

  • Chinese leaders are realistic on reforms: Pro  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 9:18 PM ET

    Chinese premier Li Keqiang's work report, at the start of the annual National People's Congress, revealed a 'realistic and pragmatic' timeline on reforms, says William McCahill, China Managing Director at Religare Capital Markets.

  • MH370 search has no clear direction: NTSB  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 9:02 PM ET

    Greg Feith, Former Senior Air Safety Investigator at NTSB, says authorities need to make up their minds about the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

  • China's civil aviation and the U.S. 7th Fleet were not able to confirm whether satellite images, released by a Chinese government agency late Wednesday, were related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • K Ajith, Analyst at UOB Kay Hian Research, says the implementation of premium economy seats may propel profits for Cathay Pacific, which is slated to release its full year earnings on Wednesday.

  • How important is T-mobile to Sprint?  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:20 PM ET

    Oliver Matthew, Senior Research Analyst at CLSA, discusses the significance of wireless carrier Sprint acquiring T-mobile.

  • PBOC ready to cut bank reserves if growth slows  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:11 PM ET

    Alicia Garcia-herrero, Chief Economist at BBVA, explains why she was caught off guard by the Chinese central bank's latest announcement that it would consider loosening monetary policy if economic growth falters.

  • CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports that families of passengers on board the missing flight MH370 are demanding more from Malaysia Airlines as the search continues. Relatives also refused to sign papers relating to a compensation that the airline issued on late Tuesday.

  • Cash does not propel club success: Study  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 9:55 PM ET

    It seems that winning in the Australian Football League (AFL) has little to do with how much the clubs spend, according to a new study. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • As Japan seeks to restart its nuclear reactors, Edwin Lyman, Senior Scientist, Global Security Program at Union of Concerned Scientists, says the country needs to consider the fact that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will remain radioactive for decades and is still leaking radioactive water into the ocean.

  • Toyota set to increase wages  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 9:25 PM ET

    Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, discusses the latest news on Toyota's plans to hike wages for the first time in nearly 6 years.

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.