Capital Connection


  • China's property prices slowed for a second consecutive month in February. Donald Han, Managing Director at Chesterton Singapore, says this is a good sign that overheating in China may be decelerating.

  • David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, explains why he thinks Wall Street will continue its uptrend, no matter how the U.S. nonfarm payrolls turn out on Friday.

  • With the crisis in Ukraine unlikely to end in the near term, Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, says instability in Eastern Europe will deliver 'periodic uncertainty' to global financial markets.

  • Examining IMF's call for ECB action     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:51 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, discusses the International Monetary Fund's call for the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut interest rates or inject more liquidity into the banking system.

  • The Bank of England is due to announce its rate decision on Thursday. Will it be a 'non event' like some analysts have called it to be? CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Is there a contagion risk from Ukraine crisis?     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Meike Bliebenicht, Multi Asset Product Specialist at HSBC Global Asset Management, examines whether Europe is at risk of contagion from the selloff sparked by Ukraine's instability.

  • Richard Martin, managing director of IMA Asia, explains why Chaori Solar's possible bond default case may open the gate to more corporate defaults.

  • Look ahead to Friday's US jobs report     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia, explains why he's bucking the trend to forecast an optimistic call of 175,000 for Friday's nonfarm payrolls report, well above market consensus of 150,000.

  • This is what investors should be focusing on     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, Global Economist, Managing Director at UBS, says investors should focus on the broader implications of the Ukraine crisis, such as the risk of sanctions being applied.

  • Terra Motors' push into India     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Capital Connection team speaks to Toru Tokushige, Founder & CEO of Terra Motors about how the Japanese electric bike start-up plans to expand in India.

  • Without resorting to stimulus activities, Steve Wang, Research Director, Chief China Economist at Reorient Financial Markets, says China is trying to tell the world that they can continue to grow steadily.

  • De Beers bets on solid demand from US, China     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    Diamond consumption will climb 4-4.5% this year, supported by the U.S. and China, says Philippe Mellier, CEO of diamond producer De Beers.

  • Ukraine still in 'delicate' situation: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    While tensions have eased in Ukraine, Hans Goetti, Head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale A Luxembourg, says the situation remains 'delicate'.

  • China declares war on pollution     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang vowed to crack down on pollution at Wednesday's National People's Congress. What are some of the implications of this? CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.

  • How are developments in Crimea hurting U.K.-listed Russian and Ukrainian companies? CNBC's Catherine Boyle has more.

  • How long will Ukraine-Russia standoff last?     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Adrian Di Pasquale, Political Analyst at Internuntia Group, discusses latest developments in Ukraine after Ukraine said on Monday Russian forces controlling Crimea demanded the surrender of two warships.

  • Monday's selloff across global markets was a knee-jerk reaction to the Ukraine-Russia standoff, says Andrew Sullivan, Director, Asian Sales Trading at Kim Eng Securities, adding that the China's National People's Congress (NPC) may be the next focus for markets this week.

  • Rahul Bajoria, Regional Economist at Barclays, says manufacturing and private consumption sectors will continue to weigh on India's growth. The Asian country saw a worse-than-expected 4.7 percent gross domestic product (GDP) in the December quarter.

  • Thongma Vijitpongpun, Chairman of the Executive Committee & Chief Executive Officer of Pruksa Real Estate Public Company Limited, comments on how Thailand's political unrest is having an adverse effect on home builders in Thailand.

  • Are markets not worrying enough?     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 12:12 AM ET

    While Asian markets saw a selloff on Monday, V. Anantha Nageswaran, CEO at Vansight, says the extent of declines indicate that markets are 'not worried enough' about Ukraine and weak China economic data.

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