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  • Will David Cameron remain as UK prime minister?   Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    Will David Cameron remain as UK prime minister?

    Colin Chapman, founder & editor-in-chief of Australia and South East Asia Strategies, says David Cameron will likely remain as prime minister, but could face problems forming a coalition.

  • Amid looming rate hike, how vulnerable is ASEAN?   Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Amid looming rate hike, how vulnerable is ASEAN?

    Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight, says factors such as a high foreign ownership of government bonds make Indonesia vulnerable to a Fed rate hike.

  • Where are the opportunities in Saudi Arabia stocks?   Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    Where are the opportunities in Saudi Arabia stocks?

    While Saudi Arabia's bourse is largely energy-centric, there are investment opportunities in the banking and healthcare sectors, says Robert Parker, senior advisor, Credit Suisse.

  • How close is Greece to leaving the euro zone?   Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    How close is Greece to leaving the euro zone?

    If this "cat and mouse" play between Greece and the euro zone drags on, there may be an accidental "Grexit", says Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane BNP Paribas.

  • Tracking China's economic rebalancing act   Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    Tracking China's economic rebalancing act

    Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & chief economist at AMP Capital, explains why the "gradual rebalancing" underway in China's economy is the way to go.

  • Demerger will be fruitful for BHP: Expert   Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Demerger will be fruitful for BHP: Expert

    Kunal Sawhney, chief executive of Kalkine, says the demerger is a result of BHP Billiton "cherry picking the best assets", while underperforming ones form the South32 spin-off.

  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) headquarters in Sydney, Australia.

    Chinese shares plummeted on Tuesday, while their counterparts in Sydney witnessed volatile trade following the Reserve Bank of Australia's rate cut.

  • Tracking Saudi Arabia's economic diversification   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 12:47 AM ET
    Tracking Saudi Arabia's economic agenda

    With falling oil prices and a regional power play underway, the task of diversifying Saudi Arabia's economy is seen with increasing urgency.

  • Is the RBA's easing cycle over for now?   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    Is the RBA's easing cycle over for now?

    Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia & NZ at HSBC, says upbeat comments from the Reserve Bank of Australia means the central bank could keep rates on hold for the rest of 2015.

  • Indian Fin Min: MAT is a 'legacy issue'   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    Indian Fin Min: MAT is a 'legacy issue'

    Speaking to CNBC at the Asian Development Bank's annual meeting in Baku, Arun Jaitley, minister of finance of India, discusses the controversy surrounding the minimum alternative tax.

  • Don't count on BI to prop up growth: Nomura   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 12:13 AM ET
    Don't count on BI to prop up growth: Nomura

    As much as Bank Indonesia wants to support growth, the central bank's hands are tied amid higher inflation, says Euben Paracuelles, executive director & South East Asia economist at Nomura.

  • Be conservative in China stocks, says this expert   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    Be conservative in China stocks, says this expert

    Sam Le Cornu, co-head Asian Listed Equities & Head of Investments at Macquarie Asset Management, says the rally in mainland markets is anchored on a liquidity rush, instead of being fundamentally-driven.

  • Worker at small parts manufacturing factory in China.

    Asian shares pared losses and edged up on Monday, as less-than-stellar data from China fueled bets of further support measures.

  • Here's why the iron ore rally is losing steam   Monday, 4 May 2015 | 12:41 AM ET
    Here's why the iron ore rally is losing steam

    David Lennox, resource analyst at Fat Prophets, says iron ore supply remains adequate despite major producers announcing plans to shut down future productions.

  • Tracking the outlook of China, Indonesia   Monday, 4 May 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    Tracking the outlook of China, Indonesia

    Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, outlines his expectations for easing from China and explains why investors should be careful of Indonesia for the time being.

  • Indonesia: No longer Asia's market darling?   Monday, 4 May 2015 | 12:20 AM ET
    Indonesia: No longer Asia's market darling?

    Sani Hamid, director, Wealth Management, Economy & Market Strategy at Financial Alliance, says Indonesian markets will likely see profit-taking for the next 12-24 months amid a looming U.S. rate hike.

  • Not worried about deflation risks in China: Pro   Monday, 4 May 2015 | 12:02 AM ET
    Not worried about deflation risks in China: Pro

    Julian Evans-Pritchard, China economist at Capital Economics, says China's persistent low inflation is driven by low import prices, which are beneficial for most consumers and firms.

  • Is Africa on the cusp of a property boom?   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    Is Africa on the cusp of a property boom?

    Peter Welborn, chairman of Africa at Knight Frank, discusses the sustainability of investments going into Africa's real estate sector.

  • After soft US GDP, will the dollar rally end?   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    After soft US GDP, will the dollar rally end?

    Amid renewed concerns over the U.S. recovery, investors are unwinding their long dollar positions across all currencies, says Wayne Gordon, executive director, portfolio strategist at UBS Wealth Management.

  • The sharp move in German bunds means...   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 12:15 AM ET
    The sharp move in German bunds means...

    The sharp jump in German government debt on Wednesday means Europe is seeing "a more constructive environment" now, says Don Hanna, Asia managing director at Hanna-Roubini.

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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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