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  • ECB will take action soon: Pro   Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:02 AM ET
    ECB will take action soon: Pro

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, expects the European Central Bank to unveil easing measures this month and explains his target of 117.60 for the euro.

  • China's BAIC makes dismal debut in HK   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:44 AM ET
    China's BAIC makes dismal debut in HK

    The mainland's number 5 carmaker BAIC saw a tepid debut on the Hong Kong markets on Friday. CNBC's Emily Tan reports.

  • Tracking volatility in oil markets.   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:37 AM ET
    Tracking volatility in oil markets.

    Juerg Kiener, MD and CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, explains when there could be a supply response to the ongoing slump in oil prices.

  • Is Asia at risk from oil rout contagion?   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:16 AM ET
    Is Asia at risk from oil rout contagion?

    Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory for South Asia at LGT Bank, says there are contagion risks as the collapse in oil prices makes financing more of an issue for emerging Asia.

  • BOJ meeting was a 'non-event': UOB   Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:04 AM ET
    BOJ meeting was a 'non-event': UOB

    Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, says the BOJ was unlikely to do more after massive stimulus in October. He later discusses possible actions that the central bank could take next year.

  • Greece faces crisis as snap election looms Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:54 AM ET
    Greece's parliament building

    An early general election in Greece is looking more likely than ever after the government failed to win the first round of a presidential vote.

  • Can Greek PM Samaras garner enough support?   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:42 AM ET
    Can Greek PM Samaras garner enough support?

    David Lea, Senior Analyst at Control Risks, explains why Greek Prime Minister Samaras may not be able to gather enough votes for his preferred presidential candidate Stavros Dimas.

  • China continues to put the squeeze on Macau casinos   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:19 AM ET
    China continues to put the squeeze on Macau casinos

    Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit this weekend, authorities are cracking down on illicit fund flows into Macau from the mainland. CNBC's Emily Tan has more.

  • Are Beijing's property measures working?   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:13 AM ET
    Are Beijing's property measures working?

    Alan Jin, Property Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, discusses the effectiveness of Beijing's measures and analyzes the issue of housing affordability in China.

  • Here's the main takeaway from Fed   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:04 AM ET
    Here's the main takeaway from Fed

    Don Hanna, Asia Managing Director at Hanna-Roubini Global Economics, says the Fed's key message is that the labor market, inflation and financial conditions will be key to when the Fed raises interest rates.

  • Cheap oil offers mixed blessings for Asia   Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:46 AM ET
    Cheap oil offers mixed blessings for Asia

    While oil exporters like Malaysia will suffer, lower energy prices are positive for the fiscal positions of a majority of Asian countries, says Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight.

  • Why the selloff in Thailand 'doesn't make sense'   Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:34 AM ET
    Why the selloff in Thailand 'doesn't make sense'

    Jalil Rasheed, Investment Director at Invesco, says the recent selloff could be due to rumors about a leadership change. He adds that Thailand will benefit from cheaper oil as it is a net oil importer.

  • Why Asia's firms aren't primed for digital disruption   Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:24 AM ET
    Why Asia's firms aren't primed for digital disruption

    Dane Anderson, Research Director at Forrester, says factors like a lack of clear leadership impede Asian firms from harnessing the positive impact from digital disruptions.

  • Expect Fed to be 'slightly hawkish': Nomura   Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:08 AM ET
    Expect Fed to be 'slightly hawkish': Nomura

    Craig Chan, Head of FX Strategy at Nomura, says markets expect the phrase "considerable time" to be revised in the Fed's policy statement, but warns that a rate hike won't be an imminent event.

  • Shanghai outperforms Asian markets in regional slump Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:29 AM ET

    Asian equity markets largely fell on Tuesday, with Shanghai being an exception, over a persisting slump in oil prices and after latest data added to concerns about slowing activity in the world's second-largest economy.

  • Why European growth will stabilize in 2015   Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:32 AM ET
    Why European growth will stabilize in 2015

    Atul Lele, CIO at Deltec International Group, expects growth in the euro zone to stabilize due to significant stimulus that are being poured into the economy by policymakers.

  • Disinflation fears behind fall in Asian currencies: BOfA

    Adarsh Sinha, Head of Asia Pacific G10 FX Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, attributes the fall in emerging Asian currencies to fears of disinflation, instead of cautious trade ahead of the FOMC meeting.

  • UBS' predictions for China stimulus to come   Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    UBS' predictions for China stimulus to come

    Donna Kwok, Senior China Economist at UBS, expects Beijing to deliver a RRR cut and two interest rate reductions in 2015 as it attempts to re-balance its economy while sustaining growth.

  • Looking for a floor in oil markets? Keep waiting   Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:41 AM ET
    Looking for a floor in oil markets? Keep waiting

    Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, says oil prices could continue to tank and hit $52 a barrel soon. He later discusses how the FOMC meeting could impact commodity prices.

  • Will cheap oil remain a headwind for stocks?   Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:22 AM ET
    Will cheap oil remain a headwind for stocks?

    Aadil Ebrahim, Vice President & Portfolio Manager at AllianceBernstein, explains why the drop in oil prices is prompting a flight to safety in global markets and discusses how long the selloff may last.

About Capital Connection

  • Hosted by Sri Jegarajah from the Singapore Exchange, 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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  • Sri Jegarajah

    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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