Capital Connection


  • China Plenum, data deluge on tap this week     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Donna Kwok, Senior China Economist at UBS, says the Plenum meeting will accelerate fiscal reforms. She adds that data on Tuesday may show the economy grew 7.1 percent in the third quarter.

  • Schreiner Fine Jewellery: Crises won't hurt us     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:45 AM ET

    Gerhard Schreiner, Owner & CEO at Schreiner Fine Jewellery, says demand for high-end jewelry usually increases in tandem with fears surrounding a financial crisis.

  • Can Apple's iPhone be a hit in China?     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    Manoj Menon, Partner & MD at Frost & Sullivan, expects at least 20-25 percent of the pre-orders in China to translate into actual sales for the iPhone 6.

  • TCS CEO: We've had a good quarter     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    N Chandrasekaran, CEO & MD at Tata Consultancy Services, discusses the firm's second quarter earnings. He also explains why he remains bullish on the firm's future.

  • Here's a positive sign in the bearish markets     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    After bottoming out last week, Australian oil-related equities now present buying opportunities, says Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities.

  • Bureau Veritas CEO: Why France needs a reform     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Didier Michaud-Daniel, CEO at Bureau Veritas, outlines the firm's expectations for the French government. He also discusses the current business environment in Europe.

  • Gerald Lawless, President & Group CEO at Jumeirah Group, says falling oil prices and geopolitical unrest will not affect peace and security in the Middle East.

  • Oil prices to find support in Q4: Pro     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank, outlines the factors that could limit declines in oil prices in the near term.

  • Beijing will likely stick to mini-stimulus: RBS     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    While recent data point to a subdued economy in China, policymakers remain reluctant to roll out large-scale stimulus, says Louis Kuijs, Chief Economist, Greater China at RBS.

  • Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, explains why U.S. stocks have overreacted to concerns over global growth and the end of the Fed's QE.

  • What's weighing on Singapore's growth?     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Daniel Martin, Asia Economist at Capital Economics, discusses the country's third quarter growth report which missed market estimates on Tuesday.

  • 'Easy money in dollar trade is behind us': Pro     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:08 AM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac, expects further weakness in the greenback on the back of falling U.S. yields.

  • What China-Russia mega gas deal means     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    China hopes that the $400 billion deal can cement its status as a stable energy supplier, says Hans Hendrischke, Professor of Chinese Business and Management at University of Sydney Business School.

  • Expect Singapore Q3 GDP to be 'lukewarm': Pro     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Ahead of Singapore's third quarter growth report due for release on Tuesday, Edward Lee, Regional Head of Research, Southeast Asia at Standard Chartered, outlines his expectations.

  • S&P 500 could fall below 1,905: Expert     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    With sentiment likely to stay bearish in the near term, the S&P 500 index could fall below the technical support level of 1,905, says Jonathan Pain, Author of the The Pain Report.

  • David Zweig, Director of Center on China's Transnational Relations at HK University of Science & Technology, discusses the next step for Hong Kong's protesters and government.

  • Stiglitz: US moving along in a 'mediocre way'     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:36 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC at the Columbia Business School's 2014 Pan-Asian reunion in Singapore, Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, discusses the outlook for the U.S. economy.

  • Could Europe fall back into recession?     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor at Columbia University, says the failure of austerity measures will lead the euro zone into a "relatively minor recession."

  • This is why Japanese stocks are falling     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Government debates over the effectiveness of a weak yen are hurting Japanese stocks, says Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan.

  • Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, says the upcoming earnings season will likely beat expectations and provide support for the market.

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