Capital Connection


  • Should you be worried about Denmark?  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 12:33 AM ET

    Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, says Denmark has a permanent currency pegs so the level of foreign reserves won't matter.

  • What's driving the oil rebound?  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 12:19 AM ET

    Vandana Hari, Asia editorial director at Platts, attributes the recent rally in oil markets to the fact that traders are positioning for a recovery 6 months later.

  • Are markets being too optimistic on Greece?  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 12:09 AM ET

    Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy and chief economist at AMP Capital Investors, discusses the market rally on Friday following news that Greece agreed to talks over its debt problems.

  • Is Credit Suisse right with its dividend proposal?  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 12:38 AM ET

    Hugh Young, managing director and global head of Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses Credit Suisse's decision to propose 0.70 Swiss francs per share dividend for 2014, more than expectations of 0.63 Swiss francs per share.

  • ASX: Expect IPO market to moderate now  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 12:16 AM ET

    After posting a first-half profit gain due to a surge in initial public offerings, Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO of ASX, discusses whether the upward trend in profit is sustainable going forward.

  • Greek deal soon? Maybe not, says EY advisor  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 12:07 AM ET

    Tom Rogers, senior economic advisor at EY Eurozone Forecast, expects the negotiations between Greece and euro zone finance ministers to continue for a few weeks.

  • What Delhi election defeat means for India's Modi  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 12:52 AM ET

    Andrew Holland, CEO of Ambit Investment Advisors, says the ruling party's defeat in New Delhi won't impact the implementation of policies, but is a "huge wake up call" for Indian Prime Minister Modi.

  • CBA: 'Customer is the focus of our business'  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 12:39 AM ET

    Ian Narev, CEO of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, outlines the lender's strategy in achieving an 8 percent jump in cash profit and outlines his expectations for Australia's interest rates.

  • Ukraine ambassador: 'Russia is finding a new enemy'  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 12:20 AM ET

    Pavlo Sultansky, Ukrainian Ambassador to Singapore, attributes unrest in Ukraine to Russia's attempt of finding an external enemy so as to "postpone the collapse of the country."

  • Markets will get over Greek fears: Motley Fool  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 12:06 AM ET

    Joe Magyer, senior analyst at Motley Fool, discusses the market impact of Greece's crisis and says the country won't be able to stay in the euro zone without making painful concessions.

  • Why Europe won't see a Grexit  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:49 AM ET

    Marko Mrsnik, director of Sovereign Ratings at Standard and Poor's, explains why he expects Greece to reach an agreement with its creditors this week.

  • DBS: 'No material increases in provisioning'  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:42 AM ET

    Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS, says the firm's bad debt provisions were unchanged from a year ago and explains why the Singapore bank isn't worried about its exposure to the commodity sector.

  • Brace for more volatility in oil prices: ANZ  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:20 AM ET

    Daniel Hynes, senior commodity strategist at ANZ, says the clash between weak fundamentals and market expectations are fueling volatility in global oil markets.

  • PBOC will 'act soon and decisively': Pro  Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:15 AM ET

    Sani Hamid, director of Wealth Management, Economy and Market Strategy at Financial Alliance, says Beijing will likely ease soon to combat deflation and protect growth at 7 percent.

  • What has gone wrong for Australia's Abbott?  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:35 AM ET

    Stewart Jackson, lecturer at Sydney University's Department of Government and International Relations, says factors like the 2014 budget contributed to the unpopularity of the Abbott government.

  • Aussie dollar to stay below 80 US cents: Pro  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:24 AM ET

    A soft economy in Australia, along with poor data from China, will likely keep the Aussie dollar below $0.80 against the U.S. dollar for the time being, says Chris Tedder, research analyst at Forex.com.

  • Russia-Ukraine crisis to weigh on stocks: Pro  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:15 AM ET

    Uwe Parpart, managing director & head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says the threat of an escalation in Russia-Ukraine tensions will weigh on European stocks this week.

  • State elections, budget in focus for India stocks  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 12:36 AM ET

    Piyush Jain, Equity Research Analyst at Morningstar Investment Advisor, discusses the impact of Delhi state elections and the government's upcoming budget on Indian markets.

  • Already a lot of bad news priced into euro: ANZ  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 12:11 AM ET

    Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, says things will have to get a whole lot worse before the euro heads towards 110 per dollar.

  • BoE remains under tightening pressure: Economist  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 12:44 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist with Berenberg Bank, says the Bank of England is under more pressure to tighten than ease at Thursday's meeting.

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