Capital Connection


  • Foresee a more hawkish Fed ahead: Expert     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Dodge Dorland, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Landor & Fuest Capital Managers, explains why the Fed will likely adopt a more hawkish stance moving forward.

  • Why RBA will stand pat on rates until 2015     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:38 AM ET

    Ben Jarman, Senior Economist at JP Morgan, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold off on rate hikes until the third quarter of 2015 due to benign wage growth.

  • Inflation remains key for the Fed: Nomura     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    Unless inflationary pressures increase, a hike in the Fed's projections any time soon is unlikely, says John Gorman, Head of US Dollar Rates Trading, APAC, Nomura Securities.

  • Moscow's decision to cut off Ukraine's gas supply is a "demonstration of power," says Robert McFarlane, Co-Founder, United States Energy Security Council.

  • Nick Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, outlines the advantage that President Rousseff has, but warns of risks from the recent drought.

  • Alaistair Chan, Economist at Moody's, says Beijing is wary of the problems in its economy and will hence opt for the "bare minimum" to keep growth going at 7 to 7.5 percent.

  • Why Brent prices won't breach $120     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    David Lennox, Resource Analyst at Fat Prophets, says the logistics chain for oil is capable of covering any declining production from Iraq.

  • How the UK plans to ban currency rigging     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Bill Nosal, Global Head of Product Management at SMARTS, discusses George Osborne's plans to make rigging currency markets a crime in the U.K..

  • China's consumer sector remains robust: Pro     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    Ben Simpfendorfer, Managing Director & Founder, Silk Road Associates, discusses the health of China's consumer sector and explains how firms are adapting to more discerning tastes of the Chinese.

  • Qatar central bank: Don't worry about overheating     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Khalid Al Khater, Director, Department of Research and Monetary Policy at Qatar Central Bank, outlines how the government has taken steps to contain overheating in its economy.

  • Why England won't win the World Cup     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:23 AM ET

    Players of this year's English national team lack "basic skills" and "a little twinkle that can turn a match around", says David Buik, Market Commentator at Panmure Gordon & Co.

  • Expect RBNZ to remain hawish: Economist     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    Nick Tuffley, Chief Economist at ASB Bank, expects the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to continue hiking rates. He also discusses how migration may impact inflation.

  • Nissan: We still have confidence in Thailand     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    Despite ongoing political crisis, Thailand has a "good underlying economy" and will be one of the outperformers in Southeast Asia in the long run, says Andy Palmer, Chief Planning Officer at Nissan.

  • Singtel's Amobee goes on buying spee     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 12:23 AM ET

    Mark Strecker, CEO, Amobee, discusses its purchase of advertising solution firms Adconion Media and Kontera Tech for $209 million and $150 million, respectively.

  • Takeover of Mosul won't impact oil sector: Analyst     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Jay Richards, Commodity Analyst at Just Spreads, says oil traders have factored in the takeover of Mosul in light of long-standing conflicts between rival parties.

  • Ian Bright, Senior Economist at ING, says Spain has the greatest chance of winning based on the value of its players.

  • What 500 Startups looks for when investing     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 12:22 AM ET

    Dave McClure, Founding Partner, 500 Startups, says the availability of functional products and a monthly revenue of at least $5,000 are some of the qualities they seek in startups.

  • China is still seeing low inflation: Economist     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Hu Yifan, Head of Research and Chief Economist at Haitong International, explains why consumer inflation figures for the month of May may not reflect actual inflationary pressures in China.

  • Who stands to benefit from ECB stimulus?     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Philippe Bodereau, MD & Global Head of Financial Research at PIMCO, names the asset classes that may benefit from the European Central Bank's stimulus measures.

  • Don't see China easing anytime soon: UOB     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Fresh stimulus from Beijing is unlikely in the near term unless the global economy sees a dramatic slowdown or China experiences a huge internal issue, says Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB.

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