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  • Expect Singapore Q3 GDP to be 'lukewarm': Pro   Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:32 AM ET
    Expect Singapore Q3 GDP to be 'lukewarm': Pro

    Ahead of Singapore's third quarter growth report due for release on Tuesday, Edward Lee, Regional Head of Research, Southeast Asia at Standard Chartered, outlines his expectations.

  • S&P 500 could fall below 1,905: Expert   Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:18 AM ET
    S&P 500 could fall below 1,905: Expert

    With sentiment likely to stay bearish in the near term, the S&P 500 index could fall below the technical support level of 1,905, says Jonathan Pain, Author of the The Pain Report.

  • HK students should declare victory and leave: Pro   Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 12:05 AM ET
    HK students should declare victory and leave: Pro

    David Zweig, Director of Center on China's Transnational Relations at HK University of Science & Technology, discusses the next step for Hong Kong's protesters and government.

  • Stiglitz: US moving along in a 'mediocre way'   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:36 AM ET
    Stiglitz: US moving along in a 'mediocre way'

    Speaking to CNBC at the Columbia Business School's 2014 Pan-Asian reunion in Singapore, Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, discusses the outlook for the U.S. economy.

  • Could Europe fall back into recession?   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:32 AM ET
    Stiglitz: Europe could fall back into recession

    Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor at Columbia University, says the failure of austerity measures will lead the euro zone into a "relatively minor recession."

  • This is why Japanese stocks are falling   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:16 AM ET
    This is why Japanese stocks are falling

    Government debates over the effectiveness of a weak yen are hurting Japanese stocks, says Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan.

  • Stocks are not at a 'head for the hills' moment: Pro

    Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, says the upcoming earnings season will likely beat expectations and provide support for the market.

  • BOQ: Confident in managing our balance sheet   Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:51 AM ET
    BOQ: Confident in managing our balance sheet

    Jon Sutton, Acting CEO at Bank of Queensland, is confident that the lender's net interest margin will continue to improve despite subdued business and consumer confidence in Australia.

  • What to expect from OPEC's November meeting   Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:33 AM ET
    What to expect from OPEC's November meeting

    David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, expects members of the OPEC cartel to announce a cut in production if oil prices continue to fall.

  • Don't worry about Australia's jobless rate: Westpac   Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:16 AM ET
    Don't worry about Australia's jobless rate: Westpac

    While the unemployment rate rose in September, other surveys indicate that businesses are looking to hire in the near term, says Bill Evans, Global Head of Economics at Westpac Bank.

  • Drivers for gold in the near term   Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 12:45 AM ET
    Drivers for gold in the near term

    Mark Keenan, Head of Commodities Research, Asia at Societe Generale, says movements in gold will depend on the U.S. dollar and India's 'Festival of Lights' in the short run.

  • How Asia currencies fare as US dollar rallies   Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 12:33 AM ET
    How Asia currencies fare as US dollar rallies

    Mirza Baig, Asian Currency Strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses the divergence in Asia's currencies amid a stronger U.S. dollar environment.

  • Is Japan's current account surplus sustainable?   Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 12:17 AM ET
    Is Japan's current account surplus sustainable?

    Naomi Fink, CEO at Europacifica Consulting, says the current account surplus seems sustainable in the long run, but warns of risks from Japan's energy policies.

  • Why the bull market isn't losing steam yet   Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 12:07 AM ET
    Why the bull market isn't losing steam yet

    Puru Saxena, CEO at Puru Saxena Wealth Management, says global stocks are going through a routine pullback and dismisses speculations that markets are on the verge of a bear market.

  • As Indonesian rupiah falls, what should BI do?   Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:31 AM ET
    As Indonesian rupiah falls, what should BI do?

    Chetan Ahya, Chief Asia Economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the declines in the Indonesian currency due to weak commodity prices and explains what the central bank should do.

  • China markets will reopen smoothly: NAB   Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:15 AM ET
    China markets will reopen smoothly: NAB

    Norman Chan, Investment Director at NAB Private Wealth Advisory, says protests in Hong Kong won't weigh on Chinese markets, which will reopen on Wednesday after being shut for the Golden Week holiday.

  • A look at the RBA's 'cut and paste' statement   Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:07 AM ET
    Why RBA left out the Aussie dollar in its statement

    Annette Beacher, Economist at TD Securities, is surprised that the Reserve Bank of Australia failed to mention the recent fall in the currency on Tuesday.

  • Brace for lower iron ore prices ahead: Expert   Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:44 AM ET
    Brace for lower iron ore prices ahead: Expert

    BHP Billiton's decision to reduce its production costs will weigh on iron ore prices moving forward, say Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO at CEF Holdings.

  • The biggest problem facing HK protesters   Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:35 AM ET
    The biggest problem facing HK protesters

    Michael Davis, Professor of International Human Rights at Hong Kong University, says protesters lack a leader who can unite the different activist groups.

  • Aussie dollar poised for rebound this week: Pro   Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:17 AM ET
    Aussie dollar poised for rebound this week: Pro

    Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, expects the Australian dollar to see strong gains this week and remain between 88 to 92 cents against the U.S. dollar until year-end.

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  • 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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    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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