Capital Connection


  • Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, says Asian currencies are more likely to depreciate in an "orderly way" that won't disrupt the region when the Fed raises rates.

  • Why Indian stocks won't see a 10% correction     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    Nitin Jain, CEO, Capital Markets, Edelweiss, says a 10 percent pullback is a "pessimistic" call as there are still many investors on the sidelines who are keen to buy into the Indian market.

  • These factors boosted ASX FY earnings     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO at ASX, says growth across the board lifted its annual profit. He also outlines the strengths of the stock operator in the initial public offering market.

  • Is there a need for more PBOC easing?     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    Liu Li Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the poor HSBC China flash PMI for August suggests a need for further easing from the People's Bank of China.

  • What Chinese developer Vanke is doing right     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:33 AM ET

    Nicole Wong, Regional Head of Property Research at CLSA, explains why Vanke is playing the right card with its focus on building smaller-sized residential units.

  • Beware of a downturn in Chinese stocks: Pro     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Upcoming earnings results from Chinese financials may spur a pullback in equity markets, says Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private.

  • Brambles: Confident of 7-10% profit growth in 2015     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Tom Gorman, CEO of Brambles, outlines the key factor that will determine whether the firm achieves the lower or higher end of its guidance for the next financial year.

  • Ahead of the release of second quarter earnings on Tuesday, John Caparusso, Global Head of Banks, Standard Chartered Bank, discusses his expectations for Bank of China.

  • Oil Search: Expect a rise in production in H2     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Peter Botten, CEO at Oil Search, outlines the factors that will contribute to a "solid increase" in the miner's production for the second half of the year.

  • Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, says the Reserve Bank of Australia's latest minutes indicate an increasing tone of uncertainty.

  • What to expect from BHP's demerger plans     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Glyn Lawcock, Managing Director of Resources Research at UBS, outlines his expectations for BHP Billiton which is set to announce its plans to spin off a range of non-core assets on Tuesday.

  • Don't be too happy about Thai Q2 GDP yet: Pro     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Santitarn Sathirathai, Head of Southeast Asia and India Economics Research at Credit Suisse, outlines the domestic and external factors that will likely impact the Thai economy.

  • Best days of sterling are just ahead: NAB     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank, explains why the sterling will struggle to hit a high of 1.70 against the U.S. dollar.

  • Situation in Iraq remains delicate: Expert     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    Johannes Benigni, Founder & Managing Director at JBC Energy, explains why the stepping down of Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is unlikely to be an immediate solution to the Iraq crisis.

  • Here's the downside to Malaysia Q2 GDP     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Philip McNicholas, ASEAN Economist at BNP Paribas, says the robust second quarter growth in Malaysia's manufacturing and mining sectors may not be sustainable.

  • Japan's energy debate rages on     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Kyle Cleveland, Associate Professor of Sociology at Temple University, says there's a widespread anti-nuclear sentiment in Japan and discusses how this will be a challenge for Prime Minister Abe.

  • Why geopolitics barely trouble global markets     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Sani Hamid, Director, Wealth Management, Economy & Market Strategy at Financial Alliance, explains why geopolitical events have failed to spook global financial markets.

  • What to expect from ThyssenKrupp Q2 results     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:46 AM ET

    Alessandro Abate, Head of European Steel Equity Research, JP Morgan, expects the German steel-making firm to see a significant improvement in quarterly margins on the back of rising demand.

  • What's behind Lenovo's 23% rise in Q1 profits     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Nicolas Baratte, Head of Technology Research at CLSA, says the Chinese PC maker benefited from impressive gains in market share and a recovery in the enterprise market.

  • Why the BI will leave rates on hold for 2014     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:13 AM ET

    Daniel Martin, Asia Economist at Capital Economics, says Indonesia's troubled current account balance will likely lead the Bank Indonesia to hold rates steady for the rest of the year.

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