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  • Maybank expects euro to hit 1.02 next week   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 1:32 AM ET
    Maybank expects euro to hit $1.02 next week

    Saktiandi Supaat, head of global FX strategy at Maybank, says the euro could test resistance levels of $1.02 against the greenback next week. He also outlines his expectations for the Fed's meeting this week.

  • What's next in China's policy toolbox?   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 1:19 AM ET
    What's next in China's policy toolbox?

    Dariusz Kowalcyzk, senior economist & strategist at Credit Agricole, says China's government will likely opt for a cut in the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) to prop up its economy.

  • Tracking OZ Minerals' sale of Sandfire stake   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 1:04 AM ET
    Tracking OZ Minerals' sale of Sandfire stake

    Karl Simich, MD & CEO at Sandfire Resources, discusses news that the miner's majority shareholder OZ Minerals would be offloading its shares.

  • Russia's central bank meeting: What to expect   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 1:46 AM ET
    Russia's central bank meeting: What to expect

    Alicia Garcia-Herrero, chief economist at BBVA, says the Russian central bank will likely cut rates on Friday, but it shouldn't do so because the economy isn't out of the woods yet.

  • Watch out Apple! Swatch joins smartwatch war   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 1:37 AM ET
    Watch out Apple! Swatch joins smartwatch war

    Jon Cox, head of European Consumer Equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, discusses whether the tech-enhanced timepiece unveiled by Swatch on Thursday could threaten Apple's smartwatch line.

  • Euro is seeing a one-day reprieve: RBS   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 1:17 AM ET
    Euro is seeing a one-day reprieve: RBS

    As the U.S. dollar hit speed bumps against the euro Friday, Greg Gibbs, head of APAC Markets Strategy at RBS, advises investors to buy the dips as the reprieve in the euro will be short-lived.

  • China-backed AIIB won't be a rival: IHS   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 1:04 AM ET
    China-backed AIIB won't be a rival: IHS

    Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific chief economist at IHS Global Insight, says the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) won't challenge the Western-dominated World Bank and Asian Development Bank in the region.

  • And the best airport award goes to...   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:52 AM ET
    And the best airport award goes to...

    Singapore's Changi Airport bags the best airport title, for the third straight year. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah and Deirdre Bosa discuss.

  • Don't cheer Australia's jobs data just yet: Pro   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:46 AM ET
    Don't cheer Australia's jobs data just yet: Pro

    Steve Shepherd, employment market analyst at Randstad, says a drop in participation may have lowered the jobless rate and explains what that means for the central bank's monetary policy.

  • India February CPI seen at 5.2%: Expert   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:36 AM ET
    India February CPI seen at 5.2%: Expert

    Sanjeev Prasad, co-head, Institutional Equities at Kotak Securities, expects India's consumer price index for February to be at 5.2 percent and explains why the central bank will keep rates on hold for the coming months.

  • Tracking the central bank divergence   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:07 AM ET
    Tracking the central bank divergence

    Eric Robertsen, head of Cross Asset Strategy at Standard Chartered, discusses the volatility in the currency markets amid growing divergence in monetary policies.

  • Will BOT join easing bandwagon? Maybe not: Pro   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:42 AM ET
    Will BOT join easing bandwagon? Maybe not: Pro

    There's no need for a rate cut in Thailand as easing inflation doesn't indicate a collapse in demand, says Kobsidthi Silpachai, head-Capital Markets Research at Kasikorn Research.

  • Why China needs to step up easing tempo   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:33 AM ET
    Why China needs to step up easing tempo

    Donna Kwok, senior China economist at UBS, says the string of Chinese data on Wednesday point to "multiple soft spots in the economy," which underscores the need for further stimulus.

  • Will IMF approve fresh Ukraine bailout?   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:24 AM ET
    Will IMF approve fresh Ukraine bailout?

    The International Monetary Fund is set to decide on a financial rescue plan for Ukraine worth $17.5 billion. Mark Melatos, senior lecturer at University of Sydney, discusses.

  • Tracking New Zealand's baby formula poison threat   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:15 AM ET
    Tracking New Zealand's baby formula poison threat

    Matt Joass, Research Analyst at the Motley Fool, says Fonterra handled the anonymous threat well and the incident shouldn't have a long-lasting impact on the dairy giant.

  • How cautious is the Fed on raising interest rates?   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:06 AM ET
    How cautious is the Fed on raising interest rates?

    Vasu Menon, VP, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC, expects the Fed to remain cautious when it comes to increasing interest rates this year, but will likely step on the accelerator in 2016.

  • How European carmakers benefit from weak euro   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:41 AM ET
    How European carmakers benefit from weak euro

    Vivek Vaidya, vice president of Frost & Sullivan, outlines the factors that are in the favor of European carmakers.

  • Apple Watch: The first 'mass market' wearable?   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:35 AM ET
    Apple Watch: The first 'mass market' wearable?

    Melissa Chau, senior research manager at IDC, says the Apple Watch has the potential to disrupt the crowded wearable space as it is the first "real mass market play."

  • Fed to raise rates in June or July: Expert   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:17 AM ET
    Fed to raise rates in June or July: Expert

    Jim O'Donnell, chief investment officer at Forward, says last Friday's employment data brought in the notion that the Fed will raise interest rates in June or July.

  • Surprised at Credit Suisse CEO change: Pro   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:04 AM ET
    Surprised at Credit Suisse CEO change: Pro

    Stuart Leckie, chairman at Stirling Finance, discusses news that Brady Dougan, the longstanding chief executive of Credit Suisse, is poised to step down.

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  • Hosted by Sri Jegarajah from the Singapore Exchange and CNBC's London studio, 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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