Capital Connection


  • Why StanChart is bullish on global stocks  Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, says the high level of cash holdings by fund managers will underpin gains in global equities.

  • What to expect from Ukraine-Russia talks  Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:45 AM ET

    Stefan Auer, Associate Professor at The University of Hong Kong, says opposing interests and disparities in negotiating positions will weigh on talks between Russia and Ukraine.

  • Macquarie: More upside in store for US markets  Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Martin Lakos, Division Director, Macquarie Private Wealth, says earnings will fuel the rally on Wall Street. He also explains why he's underweight Australian shares.

  • Should markets brace for another ECB letdown?  Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge, says the euro is positioned for disappointment from the central bank next week.

  • What to expect from PetroChina earnings  Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:36 AM ET

    Fei Wu, Oil & Gas Analyst at BOCOM International, discusses her expectations for PetroChina's first quarter results and explains why the firm is her favorite stock among Chinese energy firms.

  • Has Yellen opened the door to a rate hike?  Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    Norman Chan, Investment Director at NAB Private Wealth Advisory, says a change in Fed chair Yellen's view of the U.S. job market suggests the possibility of an earlier-than-expected rate hike.

  • Will China Resources benefit from Tesco venture?  Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    While the venture with Tesco will weigh on its profits in the near term, China Resources Enterprise will gain expertise from the partnership, says Charles Yan, Head of Greater China Consumer Research at Standard Chartered Bank.

  • Ample liquidity in Thai market to support IPOs: Pro  Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Adithep Vanabriksha, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses the initial public offering market in Thailand which is heating up with 30 companies and trusts waiting to be listed.

  • Asia won't see another taper tantrum: Economist  Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, says Asian currencies are more likely to depreciate in an "orderly way" that won't disrupt the region when the Fed raises rates.

  • Why Indian stocks won't see a 10% correction  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    Nitin Jain, CEO, Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says a 10 percent pullback is a "pessimistic" call as there are still many investors on the sidelines who are keen to buy into the Indian market.

  • These factors boosted ASX FY earnings  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO at ASX, says growth across the board lifted its annual profit. He also outlines the strengths of the stock operator in the initial public offering market.

  • Is there a need for more PBOC easing?  Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    Liu Li Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the poor HSBC China flash PMI for August suggests a need for further easing from the People's Bank of China.

  • What Chinese developer Vanke is doing right  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Nicole Wong, Regional Head of Property Research at CLSA, explains why Vanke is playing the right card with its focus on building smaller-sized residential units.

  • Beware of a downturn in Chinese stocks: Pro  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Upcoming earnings results from Chinese financials may spur a pullback in equity markets, says Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private.

  • Brambles: Confident of 7-10% profit growth in 2015  Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Tom Gorman, CEO of Brambles, outlines the key factor that will determine whether the firm achieves the lower or higher end of its guidance for the next financial year.

  • Bank of China to report flat Q2 earnings: StanChart  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:45 AM ET

    Ahead of the release of second quarter earnings on Tuesday, John Caparusso, Global Head of Banks, Standard Chartered Bank, discusses his expectations for Bank of China.

  • Oil Search: Expect a rise in production in H2  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Peter Botten, CEO at Oil Search, outlines the factors that will contribute to a "solid increase" in the miner's production for the second half of the year.

  • Why the Aussie dollar will continue to shrug off RBA  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, says the Reserve Bank of Australia's latest minutes indicate an increasing tone of uncertainty.

  • What to expect from BHP's demerger plans  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Glyn Lawcock, Managing Director of Resources Research at UBS, outlines his expectations for BHP Billiton which is set to announce its plans to spin off a range of non-core assets on Tuesday.

  • Don't be too happy about Thai Q2 GDP yet: Pro  Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Santitarn Sathirathai, Head of Southeast Asia and India Economics Research at Credit Suisse, outlines the domestic and external factors that will likely impact the Thai economy.

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