Capital Connection


  • Are emerging markets the new euro zone?     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 12:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Capital Connection team discuss a report that compares woes in emerging markets to the euro zone crisis.

  • How to differentiate within EMs     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Daniel Martin, Asia Economist at Capital Economics, categorizes emerging economies according to their problems and future prospects.

  • David Cameron's message to Scotland     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to make a key speech urging Scotland to stay in the UK. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • How should you be investing in Asia?     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, says investors can look to Taiwan and Korea for buying opportunities, but warns to avoid Thailand and the Philippines.

  • Expect around 180,000 US jobs: ANZ     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Ahead of Friday's nonfarm payrolls, Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, expects a surprise upside in the data.

  • Why the ECB will hold rates: Berenberg     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank, expects the European Central Bank (ECB) to hold rates on the back of an optimistic growth outlook.

  • Sony to benefit from cost cutting: Euromonitor     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    Mykola Golovko, Global Consumer Electronics Industry Analyst at Euromonitor International, says cost cutting in sectors like television, is an ideal short term solution for Sony.

  • Emerging nations, the next nuclear hotspot     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Capital Connection team discusses the expansion of nuclear power plants in developing economies.

  • Europe to see earnings growth in H2: StanChart     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    In view of accelerated earnings growth in the U.S., Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, says Europe should see similar growth later this year.

  • 'Tide has turned for Japan': Pro     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:22 AM ET

    Puru Saxena, CEO at Puru Saxena Wealth Management, says Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's unprecendented stimulus will drive Japanese equities into an uptrend for the years ahead.

  • What does RBA's decision mean for the Aussie?     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:31 AM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist, Institutional FX Sales, Asia at Westpac Institutional Bank, explains how the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision provides support for the Aussie dollar.

  • Elections send jitters to Thai economy: Nomura     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:24 AM ET

    Euben Paracuelles, Executive Director and Southeast Asia Economist of Nomura Singapore, discusses the impact of having more by-elections in the months ahead on Thailand's economy.

  • Brendan Brown, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, explains why he thinks the 10-year treasury yield is a better indicator of the U.S. economy instead of gross domestic product (GDP).

  • Aaron Smith, Pecora Capital, says the Japanese currency won't weaken further unless the Bank of Japan (BOJ) unleashes more stimulus.

  • Why Thailand's election was a non-event     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, MBMG International, explains why he thinks Sunday's elections was a "false dawn," and outlines what's next for the country.

  • What triggered the emerging market rout?     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, Global Economist & MD, UBS, says the Fed taper had nothing to do with recent market volatility. Instead, he pins the blame on unorthodox economic policies within emerging market economies.

  • Lenovo: How Motorola deal will benefit us     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:51 AM ET

    Wong Waiming, CFO, Lenovo, explains how the firm plans to benefit from Motorola's market exposure and licensing agreements.

  • Giddy up for horse racing in Singapore     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    To own a horse in Singapore might be cheaper now that authorities are rolling out more rebates. CNBC's Julia Wood tells us how much it will cost to saddle up in the Southeast Asian city-state.

  • Chinese New Year effect dulls PMI data: CIMB     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist at CIMB, says the Chinese New Year lull should be taken into consideration when looking at China's latest manufacturing numbers.

  • Losing deal for Google and Lenovo: Macquarie     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    In response to Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola's handset unit, Steve Zhang, Research Analyst at Macquarie, describes how both Lenovo and Google stand to lose from the deal.

About Capital Connection

  • Hosted by Sri Jegarajah from the Singapore Exchange and Carolin Roth in 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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