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  • Bhaskar Laxminarayan, Chief Investment Officer of Bank Pictet & Cie, Asia says Chinese economy has bottomed out and will grow at around 8% annually over the long term.

  • High Demand for Battersea Power Station Homes     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Rob Tincknell, CEO of Battersea Power Station Development Company, tells CNBC why there is such high demand for the development of Battersea Power Station.

  • Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation, Eastspring Investments says he is playing the China recovery story through global mining stocks.

  • Peter Griffin, Head of Global Risk Assessment and Sovereign Fixed Income, Global Interest Rates gives his view on the Fed's minutes, plus what he thinks the U.S. central bank is likely to do in the months ahead.

  • Bill Smead, CEO & CIO of Smead Capital Management says a pick-up in the housing market will lead the recovery in the U.S. this year.

  • Evaluating the Japanese Market     Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    Richard Harris, Chief Executive, Port Shelter Investment Management gives his take on the Japanese equities and recommends that investors consider the issue of currency traded, vs market appreciation.

  • Bearish on Energy in 2013     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings believes the commodity markets will generally do better this year. He also explains why he prefers the metal complex to the energy sector in 2013.

  • Strategy for Fiscal Cliff 2.0     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Chong Yoon Chou, Investment Director at Aberdeen Asset Management Asia tells Capital Connection how he's planning his portfolio, in view of more tussles ahead in the U.S. debt ceiling talks. He also explains his strategy for Chinese and Asian stocks.

  • Asia Markets Are the Place to Invest: Strategists     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Mark Matthews, Head of research, Asia, Bank Julius Baer and Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press think with stronger economic fundamentals, Asia appears to be more appealing to investors.

  • 11th-Hour US Fiscal Cliff Deal     Tuesday, 1 Jan 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment advisory, LGT Bank and Sean King, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies comment on the last-minute deal to avoid the U.S. fiscal cliff.

  • Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment advisory, LGT Bank says the U.S. fiscal cliff deal removes some uncertainty for the markets and he is keeping overweight position on both U.S. equities and credit in 2013.

  • Call For Stricter U.K. Bank Reforms     Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 12:35 AM ET

    A UK parliamentary banking commission says existing reforms to ring-fence Britain's largest lenders don't go far enough to stop bankers from abusing the system. Catherine Boyle has more.

  • Structural Issues Facing South Korea Economy     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 12:20 AM ET

    Freya Beamish, Economist, Lombard Street Research talks about the key economic challenges South Korea's president-elect faces.

  • Bank of Japan Delivers More Easing     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 12:05 AM ET

    Marco Bardelli, CEO, UBI Capital Singapore says fiscal expansion does not equal to economic growth, there are still many structural issues facing Japan's economy.

  • S&P Cuts Outlook on UK AAA Rating     Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 12:38 AM ET

    Investors will be keeping a close eye on reaction to S&P's souring outlook on the UK credit rating. Catherine Boyle has more .

  • The Culture of Insurance in China     Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 12:05 AM ET

    As more people in China get wealthier, many are looking for ways to better protect their health and belongings. CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at the state of insurance in China.

  • Despite global growth continuing to lag, economic downturn is not necessarily the enemy of environmental preservation according to Bernard Fautrier, VP & CEO, The Foundation Prince Albert II of Monaco who says the development of a green economy could boost global growth by creating jobs.

  • Melissa Kidd, Director from Lombard Street Research says investors shouldn't be too optimistic on the recent rebound in China data because they come from a very low base. The overall picture for China economy and markets is still very bearish.

  • Rio Tinto: Cautiously Optimistic on China     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 12:10 AM ET

    Tom Albanese, CEO of Rio Tinto discusses the impact of China's recovery on commodity prices as well as the company's latest round of cost-cutting measures.

  • What Will Drive Yen, Euro and the Aussie?     Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 12:45 AM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac Bank, Australia talks about the direction he sees for major forex crosses such as the dollar-yen, euro-dollar and the Australian dollar, and explains why.

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  • 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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