Capital Connection


  • This is the key factor for China stocks  Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.

  • What to watch out for Sony, Panasonic Q1 results  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    Manoj Menon, Partner & MD at Frost and Sullivan, discusses his expectations for Sony and Panasonic which are due to release their first quarter earnings on late Thursday.

  • Expect 240,000 US jobs for June: OCBC  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 12:11 AM ET

    Ahead of Friday's U.S. nonfarm payrolls, Selena Ling, Head, Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC Bank, gives her estimates for the number of jobs that the U.S. added to its economy in June.

  • Tracking the impact of Argentina's debt default  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, discusses whether Argentina's second default on its sovereign debt will have a contagion effect on global financial markets.

  • Singapore Airlines may see dismal Q1 results: Pro  Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:36 AM ET

    Ahead of Singapore Airlines' first quarter earnings on late Wednesday, Timothy Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research at Credit Suisse, discusses his estimates.

  • Why Japan's factory output will see a rebound  Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    With Japanese firms opting to replenish their stocks soon, there will be a rebound in industrial output moving forward, says Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute.

  • Russian ambassador: Accusations are unproven  Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:09 AM ET

    Allegations about Russia massing troops near Ukraine and supplying weaponry to rebels are not proven, says Leonid P. Moiseev, Russian Federation's Ambassador to Singapore.

  • How Russia will react to latest sanctions  Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    Leonid P. Moiseev, Russian Federation's Ambassador to Singapore, says the country may retaliate with visa restrictions and economic sanctions.

  • Firm demand keeping oil prices steady: Expert  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:49 AM ET

    Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says geopolitics are unlikely to affect oil since prices are being supported by firm underlying demand.

  • The bright side to Japan's June retail sales report  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, says monthly comparisons show that June's retail sales are on an uptrend, indicating that consumption is improving

  • What's needed to send the US dollar higher?  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:08 AM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says upcoming U.S. economic data must at least meet expectations in order for the greenback to remain firm.

  • Italy official: We support tougher Russia sanctions  Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:41 AM ET

    Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, says tougher sanctions on Russia won't affect the Italian economy.

  • It's a positive week for the US dollar: Westpac  Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says expectations for a raft of positive U.S. data, along with the steady decline of the euro, will take the greenback higher.

  • Things are looking up in Thailand: Aberdeen  Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Adithep Vanabriksha, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Aberdeen Asset Management, explains why Thailand's outlook has improved. He also names the Thai stocks which offer attractive valuations.

  • Why BOJ's inflation target is still intact  Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says Japan's consumer price index for June remains "decent" after stripping out the volatility in food and energy prices.

  • Why gold won't be rallying anytime soon  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:41 AM ET

    Dominic Schnider, Head Commodities & APAC Forex at UBS Wealth Management, outlines factors that will weigh on gold prices in the coming months.

  • RBNZ surprises with currency comments  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to "re-connect" its currency with the country's key commodity exports.

  • China will likely see 7.5% growth in Q3: Mizuho  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Shen Jian Guang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho, says China will likely hit its growth target with stronger stimulus fueling economic activity in the second half of 2014.

  • Is Indonesia on the brink of political unrest?  Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    Adrian Vickers, Asian Studies Program Director at University of Sydney, discusses the threat from Prabowo's decision to challenge election results in the Constitutional Court.

  • Euro may drop to $1.33 on geopolitics: Pro  Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge, advises investors to sell the euro now as it will likely remain a casualty from geopolitical tensions.

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