Capital Connection


  • Politicians to quiz Carney over forex probe     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports on the Bank of England's review into allegations that some of its staff were aware of forex manipulation, ahead of Governor Mark Carney's appearance before politicians on Tuesday.

  • Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses Japan's fourth-quarter economic growth data for 2013, which saw a disappointing on-year growth of 0.7 percent.

  • Louis Kuijs, Chief China Economist at RBS, attributed worse-than expectations Chinese trade data for February to over-invoicing issues and Chinese new year distortion effects.

  • Ruling out possibilities of a technical failure, Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group, says missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 may be caused by 'human events'.

  • Majority of Asian shares reaped gains on Friday, despite trading volumes remaining thin ahead of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.

  • Your investment guide for Friday     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 12:51 AM ET

    Bruno Verstraete, Partner at Lakefield Partners, says long-term treasury will make a good hedge against a move out of equities.

  • Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, expects Indian equities to trade rangebound leading up to the elections.

  • China's property prices slowed for a second consecutive month in February. Donald Han, Managing Director at Chesterton Singapore, says this is a good sign that overheating in China may be decelerating.

  • David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, explains why he thinks Wall Street will continue its uptrend, no matter how the U.S. nonfarm payrolls turn out on Friday.

  • With the crisis in Ukraine unlikely to end in the near term, Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, says instability in Eastern Europe will deliver 'periodic uncertainty' to global financial markets.

  • Examining IMF's call for ECB action     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:51 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, discusses the International Monetary Fund's call for the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut interest rates or inject more liquidity into the banking system.

  • The Bank of England is due to announce its rate decision on Thursday. Will it be a 'non event' like some analysts have called it to be? CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Is there a contagion risk from Ukraine crisis?     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Meike Bliebenicht, Multi Asset Product Specialist at HSBC Global Asset Management, examines whether Europe is at risk of contagion from the selloff sparked by Ukraine's instability.

  • Richard Martin, managing director of IMA Asia, explains why Chaori Solar's possible bond default case may open the gate to more corporate defaults.

  • Look ahead to Friday's US jobs report     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia, explains why he's bucking the trend to forecast an optimistic call of 175,000 for Friday's nonfarm payrolls report, well above market consensus of 150,000.

  • This is what investors should be focusing on     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, Global Economist, Managing Director at UBS, says investors should focus on the broader implications of the Ukraine crisis, such as the risk of sanctions being applied.

  • Terra Motors' push into India     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Capital Connection team speaks to Toru Tokushige, Founder & CEO of Terra Motors about how the Japanese electric bike start-up plans to expand in India.

  • Without resorting to stimulus activities, Steve Wang, Research Director, Chief China Economist at Reorient Financial Markets, says China is trying to tell the world that they can continue to grow steadily.

  • De Beers bets on solid demand from US, China     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    Diamond consumption will climb 4-4.5% this year, supported by the U.S. and China, says Philippe Mellier, CEO of diamond producer De Beers.

  • Ukraine still in 'delicate' situation: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    While tensions have eased in Ukraine, Hans Goetti, Head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale A Luxembourg, says the situation remains 'delicate'.

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