Capital Connection


  • Expect the US dollar to appreciate 3-5%: Pro     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:51 AM ET

    Aaron Smith, Managing Director at Pecora Capital, explains the factors behind his bullish call.

  • Desigual: Aiming for growth beyond Europe     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:33 AM ET

    Eurazeo's investment, coupled with Desigual's healthy financial situation, has armed the Spanish label with more capacity to accelerate growth beyond Europe, says Manel Jadrague, CEO of Desigual.

  • Don't get carried away by India optimism: HSBC     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:23 AM ET

    Leif Eskesen, chief economist for India and ASEAN at HSBC Global Research, advises caution on hopes for economic change in India.

  • Markets were surprised by Citi: Pro     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:11 AM ET

    Jerry Braakman, EVP, Chief Investment Officer & Treasurer at First American Trust, discusses how investors should be trading Citigroup after it failed the Fed's stress test.

  • Ukraine desperately needs IMF bailout: Pro     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:02 AM ET

    David Nowakowski, Senior Director of Research at Roubini Global Economics, discusses how the the International Monetary Fund's $15 billion rescue package could impact instability in Ukraine.

  • Can Ukraine-Russia standoff hurt Germany?     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    As long as Ukraine's instability remains contained within the Crimean peninsula, the impact on Germany's economy should be limited, says Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank.

  • ECB policy stance in focus: CIBC     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:37 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says the European Central Bank (ECB) will be in focus after Jens Weidmann's comments about using a rate cut to temper the euro's strength.

  • Has Hong Kong's IPO market lost its appeal?     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:33 AM ET

    Jeff Door, Analyst at Capital Research, says Hong Kong is stringent with companies seeking an initial public offering (IPOs) so as to protect its investors.

  • China's earnings season is a miss: StanChart     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:21 AM ET

    Most of the earnings results coming from China are below expectations, particularly in the technology and insurance sectors, says Clive Mcdonnell, Head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered.

  • US dollar in a paradox: CIBC     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:02 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, discusses why a better-than-expected U.S. consumer sentiment report failed to spur a rally in the greenback.

  • Ulrich Leuchtmann, Head of FX Research at Commerzbank, says the U.S. dollar will need better-than-expected economic data to sustain its rally.

  • Inmarsat not designed to track jets: Pro     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 1:32 AM ET

    Greg Waldron, Asia Managing Editor at Flightglobal, says Inmarsat, the firm that provided satellite data from which Malaysia declared MH370 "lost," was not designed to track airplanes.

  • Why this expert is optimistic on EMs     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 1:24 AM ET

    Steven Bell, Director at F&C Asset Management, says investors can expect a better performance from emerging markets in the months ahead.

  • Yellen threw a pebble of confusion: Pro     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 1:04 AM ET

    David Buik, Market Commentator, Panmure Gordon & Co, says Janet Yellen used "intemperate language" when she surprised markets with an earlier-than-expected rate hike in her policy statement.

  • Someone in the crew took over MH370: Pro     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    Denny Kelly, Principal at Kelly-James & Associates, says the theory of someone in the crew taking over the airplane is the most likely explanation for why the Malaysia Airlines flight 370 was diverted from its flight path.

  • Why Fed's tapering program won't last     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 1:48 AM ET

    Nour Al Hammoury, Market Strategist at ADS Securities, explains what it will take for the Fed to hit the brakes on its tapering program.

  • Yannick Naud, Portfolio Manager at Sturgeon Capital, says there may be value in Chinese equity markets despite weak economic data.

  • Is Asia's IPO market losing its edge?     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 1:23 AM ET

    Wong Sui Jau, General Manager of Fundsupermart, says Asia is still an attractive place to launch initial public offerings (IPOs).

  • Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN, says investors should position their portfolio in equities and gold amid geopolitical uncertainties.

  • Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN and Taimur Baig, Chief Economist at Deutsche Bank, discuss the reasons why Asian markets escaped a selloff on Monday.

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