Capital Connection


  • Fed taking baby steps towards hawkish stance: OCBC  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    Selena Ling, Head of Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC, discusses the Fed's announcement overnight and explains what that means for the rate hike timeline.

  • Southern Japan votes on nuclear facility restart  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    A local election in southern Japan will determine whether the Sendai nuclear facility will resume operations. Anthony Jude, Chair, Energy Committee at Asian Development Bank, discusses.

  • Seasonal factor lifted Japan retail sales: Pro  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 1:31 AM ET

    Brisk sales of autumn clothing due to cooler temperatures lifted Japan's retail sales to its highest reading since March, says Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji-Asia.

  • Impact of US rate hike not a 'one-way street': ANZ  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ, discusses the varying levels of impact from rising interest rates in the U.S. on the commodity sector.

  • Accenture: Brace for more downside in oil prices  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC at the Singapore International Energy Week, Arthur Hanna, Energy Managing Director at Accenture, outlines the factors that will likely exert more downward pressure on oil prices.

  • Analyzing the results of the ECB stress test  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    The stress test administered by the European Central Bank indicates that there is more capital now in the banking system, says Geoff Dawes, Head of Bank Equity Research at Societe Generale.

  • Ahead of Britain's third quarter gross domestic product due on Friday, Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg, outlines his expectations.

  • Brent Thill, Managing Director, Software Research at UBS, says Microsoft has laid the foundation to a great cloud business and is reaping the results of these early investments now.

  • How will European banks fare in stress test?  Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Antonio Timoner-Salva, Senior Economist at IHS, expects at least 10 of the 130 banks to fail the European Central Bank's assessment and related stress tests.

  • What to expect from Tesco H1 earnings release  Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:31 AM ET

    Matthew Stych, Research Director, Asia Pacific at Planet Retail, outlines his expectations for the earnings and explains why CEO Dave Lewis may more time to come up with a turnaround plan.

  • Why Boeing's stock shrugged off robust Q3 results  Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Investors were surprised by the significant increase in production costs associated with the 787 Dreamliner, says Richard Aboulafia, Vice President, Analysis at Teal Group Corporation.

  • Palfinger: Confident of hitting record sales this year  Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:49 AM ET

    Christoph Kaml, CFO at Palfinger, says the Austrian crane-maker's international businesses are making up for the weak orders in Europe.

  • BHP Billiton still making good margins: EY  Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Mike Elliott, Global Mining & Metals Leader at EY, discusses the miner's decision to increase the capacity of its Western Australian operations despite plummeting iron ore prices.

  • Gurria: Not seeing a recession in Europe  Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Speaking to CNBC at the APEC Finance Ministers meeting in Beijing, Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OECD, discusses the outlook for Europe's economy.

  • Why geopolitics haven't put a chill on Austrian stocks  Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Michael Buhl, Co-CEO at Vienna Stock Exchange, explains why the Austrian market has been seeing higher trade volumes despite ongoing geopolitical tensions.

  • Hong Kong talks are an opportunity for China: Pro  Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Tim Harcourt, J.W. Nevile Fellow in economics, Australian School of Business at University of New South Wales, says dialogue between officials and protesters are an opportunity for China, not a threat.

  • Investing in Apple? Look at Apple Pay, iPhones  Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:25 AM ET

    Evan Niu, Senior Technology Specialist at The Motley Fool, says Apple's valuations are still very compelling and explains his bullish outlook on Apple Pay and iPhones.

  • China growth at 6% by end of decade: AMP  Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:09 AM ET

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy, Chief Economist at AMP Capital, explains why China's growth pace will steadily cool over the coming years.

  • Australia Fin Min: Strong demand for Medibank  Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 12:21 AM ET

    Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister of Australia, says the number of pre-registrations indicate strong demand for health insurer Medibank's share offering.

  • 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.

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