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  • Could sanctions hurt the euro zone?     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:48 AM ET

    As long as sanctions remain targeted on individuals, ongoing standoff between the West and Russia will unlikely have any impacts on the euro zone, says Tom Rogers, Senior economic adviser to the EY Eurozone Forecast.

  • Jyrki Katainen, Prime Minister of Finland, says the European Union is sending two messages, one via sanctions and the other through diplomatic talks.

  • Can this solve London's housing woes?     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:40 AM ET

    Old Victorian warehouses in London are being re-purposed into flats and townhouses. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • Yuan could hit 6.25 per dollar: OCBC     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:34 AM ET

    As the PBOC continues to moderate speculative money flows, Tommy Xie, Economist, Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC Bank, explains why the yuan is set to depreciate further.

  • Is fresh stimulus on the cards for China?     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    Concerns about China's economic slowdown have fueled talks that Beijing may introduce fresh stimulus measures to stabilize growth. CNBC's Capital Connection team discuss.

  • How long will the search for MH370 take?     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Gerry Soejatman, Aviation Advisor at Whitesky Aviation, says it is difficult to gauge how long the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will be, given that the location of the jet is still unknown.

  • Risk aversion is the way to go for 2014: Pro     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    Michael Belkin, Author of The Belkin Report, recommends going long on gold stocks, short on emerging markets and favors bonds over equities.

  • Asia's approach more balanced: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 1:34 AM ET

    Jay Hibbin, Global Commercial Director at MarketPrizm, compares Asia's high-frequency trading market to their European counterparts.

  • Remain positive on Tencent: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 1:23 AM ET

    Wendy Huang, Chief Investment Officer at Global Interest Rates Asset Management, discusses how the PBOC's tightening of internet finance could impact Chinese firm, Tencent.

  • Yellen's hawish stance was unintended: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Dodge Dorland, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Landor & Fuest Capital Managers, discusses the possibility that Yellen may be deferring to the majority of the FOMC's hawkish members.

  • AMSA: Satellite imagery provides promising lead     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 1:01 AM ET

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority says 4 aircrafts have been sent to locate debris possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. CNBC's Matt Taylor reports.

  • China growth at 5-6%? This expert thinks so     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:51 AM ET

    Jonathan Pain, Author of 'The Pain Report', explains why the government will engineer a slower growth rate in the next five years.

  • Growing exports to shrink Japan's deficit: RBS     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:34 AM ET

    Long Hanhua Wang, Japan Economist at RBS, says Japan's trade balance will see improve going forward due to rising exports.

  • Ukraine Ambassador: Annexation was well-planned     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:17 AM ET

    Pavlo Sultansky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Singapore, says the annexation of Crimea was a 'well-planned aggression' concerted by Russia.

  • Has MH370 sparked fears of flying?     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    Will the missing Malaysia Airlines flight hurt the air travel market? CNBC's Capital Connection discuss.

  • Fed to adopt 'qualitative' guidance: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:06 AM ET

    Jonathan Pain, Author of 'The Pain Report', expects the Fed to shift from quantitative to qualitative forward guidance at the conclusion of its two-day meeting.

  • What to expect from the FOMC meeting     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore, says the Fed will likely give off a positive message about the impact of tapering on the economy.

  • Asia clocks in longest daily screen usage     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Just how many hours do you spend staring at your smartphone or laptop? A new report reveals Asians spend just over 7 hours on a daily basis. CNBC's Capital Connection team discuss.

  • Are investors too complacent about Crimea?     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:04 AM ET

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International and Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore, discuss whether markets have shrugged off geopolitical jitters.

  • Further instability ahead for Ukraine: Pro     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    Marko Pavlyshyn, Director at Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University, says Sunday's referendum in Crimea is the prelude to further destabilization in Ukraine.

About Capital Connection

  • 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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  • 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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