The Call


  • Volatility Is Your Friend!  Tuesday, 1 Jan 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management recommends waiting for an attractive entry point into risk assets amid all the political wrangling on Capitol Hill.

  • 2013 Will Bring Gains for Chinese Equities  Tuesday, 1 Jan 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Steven Sun, Head of China Equity Strategy, HSBC believes Chinese markets will fare well in 2013 in line with the accelerated pace of reform and economic growth recovery.

  • Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management says a ratings upgrade is on the cards for the Philippines this year.

  • What Do the Charts Say?  Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com hits the charts with Squawk with analysis on the S&P 500 and VIX.

  • H-Shares to Outperform in 2013: Pro  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Paul Pong, Managing Director, PEGASUS Fund Managers says that H-shares will outperform next year as markets get a clearer direction on the policy front from Beijing.

  • Take Two for Abe, Can He Succeed?  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET

    Jim McCafferty, Managing Director & Co-Head Equity Research, CIMB Securities says Shinzo Abe could execute his policies efficiently this time around as he now has control of the lower house.

  • Is Park's Win Good for Markets?  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Eeik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist, RBS says that Park Geun-hye's win is good for markets as there will be a lot of policy continuity from the current administration.

  • Reverting to 'Old Japan'?  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 8:15 PM ET

    Mark Konyn, CEO, Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM) says that there's a risk of going back to the "old Japan", where the government stimulated growth through easier monetary policies.

  • Outlook on South Korea's Economy  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    Troy Stangarone, Senior Director of Congressional Affairs & Trade at Korea Economic Institute discusses South Korea's elections and economy.

  • Sino-US Trade Relations  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Michael Czinkota, Associate Professor at Georgetown University discusses Wang Qishan's trip to the United States.

  • Fixing America's Fiscal Cliff  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 8:15 PM ET

    Yonghao Pu, Regional CIO, APAC, UBS Wealth Management says that U.S. lawmakers could reach a deal on the fiscal cliff by Christmas or sometime in January.

  • Earnings Forecast Raised for China Banks: Pro  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    May Yan, Head of China Banks Research, Barclays is positive on China bank stocks. She explains why.

  • Can Shinzo Abe Deliver On Economic Promises?  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    Jeff Kingston, Professor, Temple University says that Shinzo Abe's landslide victory is not quite a mandate, explaining why it remains to be seen whether he can succeed on the economic front.

  • Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak: Macro Strategies explains how the LDP's electoral triumph will finally bring about structural yen weakness, thanks to Abe's aggressive stance on monetary policy.

  • Fresh Off the Press: China HSBC Flash PMI  Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC breakdown the latest flash PMI from China.

  • Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue University says that politics in Japan is unlikely to change broadly even if the Liberal Democratic Party comes back to office. He explains why.

  • Take Risk Despite Market Volatility: Pro  Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Daniel Rosen, Partner, Rhodium Group says investors should take risk despite the market volatility, adding that "sitting at home" will get you nowhere.

  • Virgin Stake Won't Put Asia On Backburner: Delta  Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 8:05 PM ET

    Vinay Dube, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Delta Airlines explains that Delta's 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic will not shift focus away from Asia to transatlantic routing. He says Heathrow Airport will be more of an end point rather than a European hub.

  • N. Korea's Rocket Launch Not Major Event for Markets  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation, Societe Generale says that North Korea's rocket launch will not affect markets greatly. He explains why.

  • Should CY Leung Be Impeached?  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:40 PM ET

    Claudia Mo, Civic Party Legislator and Holden Chow, Chairman of Young Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) discuss C.Y. Leung's illegal structures at his home.

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.