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  • Asian markets yawn at China RRR cut   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Asian markets yawn at China RRR cut

    Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia, explains why Asian markets are lower after China's central bank cut reserve requirements for banks for the first time in two years.

  • Why the BOE will put rates on hold this year   Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Why the BOE will put rates on hold this year

    Mark McFarland, gobal chief economist at Coutts, does not expect a rate hike in the U.S. amid a weak labor market, and disinflation feeding through from falling oil prices and a soft euro.

  • Taiwan jet with 58 on board crashes into river   Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 12:26 AM ET
    Taiwan jet with 58 on board crashes into river

    A TransAsia Airways flight carrying 58 passengers has reportedly crashed into a river in Taiwan. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

  • The fundamental problem with Sony   Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    The fundamental problem with Sony

    Joseph Baladi, CEO of BrandAsian, says Sony has failed to recognize the paradigm shifts in technology and the need to address fundamental issues that affect customers' everyday life.

  • What falling rig counts mean for oil prices   Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 12:03 AM ET
    What falling rig counts mean for oil prices

    Alejandro Barbajosa, vice president of Crude Middle East & Asia-Pacific at Argus Media, says the stabilizing effect of falling oil rig counts may only materialize in mid-2016.

  • Obama's budget plan 'not a good deal': Pro   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:51 AM ET
    Obama's budget plan 'not a good deal': Pro

    Christian Whiton, principal at DC International Advisory, discusses U.S. President Barack Obama's calls for a one-time, 14 percent tax on profits held overseas by companies.

  • 'Window for rate cut is closing in Asia': ANZ   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:39 AM ET
    'Window for rate cut is closing in Asia': ANZ

    Glenn Maguire, chief economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says the window for a rate cut in Asia is closing hence if central banks do not cut interest rates by June, they are likely to be on hold for the rest of 2015.

  • RBI stands pat on interest rates, what's next?   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    RBI stands pat on interest rates, what's next?

    Glenn Maguire, chief economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says the Reserve Bank of India's decision was within expectations. Moving forward, focus will fall on the Union budget for clues on India's fiscal policy outlook.

  • Reading Exxon Mobil's Q4 earnings   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:25 AM ET
    Reading Exxon Mobil's Q4 earnings

    Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, says the fall in earnings was modest compared to the rout in oil markets, but markets were surprised by the firm's announcement to increase production.

  • Greek negotiations could roil markets: Strategist   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    Greek negotiations could roil markets: Strategist

    David Shairp, managing director, senior strategist and portfolio manager at JP Morgan Asset Management, says the start of a "protracted negotiation" between Greece and the rest of Europe will unsettle markets in the short term.

  • Could Europe see a 'Cyprus situation'?   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    Could Europe see a 'Cyprus situation'?

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, says there could be a situation where Greece will have to freeze capital outflow during its negotiation with the euro zone.

  • Tracking China's energy consumption   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Tracking changes in China's energy consumption

    Craig McMahon, Head of Research for APAC at Wood Mackenzie, describes how demand for energy commodities in China last year fell more drastically than the slowdown in growth.

  • Will RBA join the easing bandwagon?   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 12:23 AM ET
    Will RBA join the easing bandwagon?

    Sally Auld, Interest Rate Strategist at JP Morgan, says there's a "good chance" that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) could reduce the cash rate to below 2 percent.

  • Beijing will stick to targeted easing: StanChart   Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
     Beijing will stick to targeted easing: StanChart

    Monday's PMI data is in line with the ongoing narrative of slowing growth in China so authorities will stick to the script of targeted easing, says Clive McDonnell, Head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered.

  • Why JPMorgan is taking profit on US dollar, for now

    Sally Auld, Interest Rate Strategist at JP Morgan, says there are short-term risks of a correction in the greenback, but remains long on the currency in the medium term.

  • Why are Asian tech firms looking to Europe   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Why are Asian tech firms looking to Europe

    Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.

  • Asia: winners and losers of cheaper oil   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:20 AM ET
    Asia: winners and losers of cheaper oil

    Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.

  • 'Alibaba is still a great long term story': Pro   Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:07 AM ET
    'Alibaba is still a great long term story': Pro

    Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."

  • 'Brace for the worst' for Deutsche Bank: Pro   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    'Brace for the worst' for Deutsche Bank: Pro

    Dan Scott, Vice President of Credit Suisse, discusses his expectations for Deutsche Bank's fourth quarter earnings due on Thursday.

  • What's holding back the Fed's rate hike?   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    What's holding back the Fed's rate hike?

    David Carbon, Managing Director for Economics & Currencies at DBS, discusses his estimates for an interest rate hike in the U.S. and concerns over falling oil prices.

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  • Hosted by Sri Jegarajah from the Singapore Exchange, Capital Connection is your GPS for the fast-paced, international, interconnected world of business and finance. It gives you a reading on Asia's markets mid-day, and sets you up for the European trading day. Which trends are emerging in Asia, and how will they affect European markets? We connect the dots for you on Capital Connection.

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    Based in Singapore, Sri is the co-anchor of CNBC's Capital Connection and an experienced business and financial markets correspondent.

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