Asia Market Wrap
Asia Market Wrap is a business news programme aired on CNBC Asia between 1600-1800 Hong Kong/Singapore/Taiwan time, until December 2005. The show also aired on CNBC US on 5:30 to 6AM ET until 2000, then it was moved to CNBC World. Anchored by Christine Tan, Asia Market Wrap examined the day’s headlines and numbers, with in-depth analysis of the day’s financial news, interviewing key money managers, market experts and corporate chiefs.
The programme, comes from its original edition on CNBC US, Market Wrap, included several segments, such as Australia Market Wrap, China Business Briefing and Eye on India. Asia Market Week – a weekly wrap-up of the market action in Asia – aired between 17:30-18:00 on Fridays.
Prior to Martin Soong’s original departure from CNBC Asia, he was the programme’s regular presenter (the programme was billed as Asia Market Wrap with Martin Soong). When he returned to present Asia Squawk Box, Tan was moved to present Asia Market Wrap instead.
The programme was not aired on CNBC Asia’s CNBC Australia, local opt-out – it was replaced by CNBC Europe’s Morning Exchange (1600 – 1700 HK/SG Time) and CNBC’s Wake Up Call (1700 – 1800 HK/SG/TWN Time).
The programme ended on 2 December 2005 and was replaced by Worldwide Exchange on 19 December 2005. Tan continues as the Asian presenter of this programme, joined by CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera (used for 2005-07-10-19 to due General assignment), now anchored by Brian Shactman (2007-10-22-present) and CNBC Europe’s Ross Westgate.