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  • Dissecting the factors behind China slowdown   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 12:04 AM ET
    Dissecting the factors behind China slowdown

    Julia Wang, Greater China economist at HSBC, says a slowing manufacturing sector is the culprit in China's sluggish growth and discusses the deposit-insurance system set to begin in May.

  • Political risk to sway GBP/USD in near term: Pro   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Political risk to sway GBP/USD in near term: Pro

    David Greene, head of dealing at AFEX Australia, says the cable will likely focus on political risks, with the U.K. set to hold its general election on May 7.

  • Buying stocks? These markets offer opportunities   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    Buying stocks? These markets offer opportunities

    Simon Grose-Hodge, head of Investment Advisory, LGT Bank Singapore, explains why he is underweight on emerging markets and prefers equities in Europe, Japan, as well as the U.S.

  • An Iran nuclear deal is more realistic: Pro   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    An Iran nuclear deal is more realistic: Pro

    Johannes Benigni, founder & managing director at JBC Energy, discusses the odds of Iran reaching a deal with the world powers and explains what that means for oil's market supply.

  • Analysts debate on Japan's economic health   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 12:13 AM ET
    Analysts debate on Japan's economic health

    Michael Every, head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank and Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discuss the state of Japan's economy.

  • Olivia Newton-John on wellness   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:46 AM ET
    Olivia Newton-John on wellness

    Olivia Newton-John, singer and philanthropist, discusses her Cancer and Wellness Centre and her experience as a cancer survivor.

  • Can India really reduce oil imports?   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:43 AM ET
    Can India really reduce oil imports?

    Following news that India aims to cut oil imports by 10% in 2022, Victor Shum, Vice President of IHS Energy Insight, explains why that may be unrealistic.

  • BOJ may tolerate weak data: DBS   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:16 AM ET
    BOJ may tolerate weak data: DBS

    Tie Ying Ma, Economist at DBS, says the central bank has indicated that it will tolerate low consumer inflation data as a temporary phenomenon.

  • Time to go defensive: Berenberg   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:04 AM ET
    Time to go defensive: Berenberg

    Stefan Keitel, Global CIO of Berenberg, says the bank has locked in profits from emerging markets in recent months since they expect a market correction to occur soon.

  • A look at Sri Lanka - China ties   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:40 AM ET
    A look at Sri Lanka - China ties

    P S Suryanarayana, Current Affairs Editor at Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, says Sri Lanka's new president is facing a delicate relationship with Beijing.

  • Factors driving Australian real-estate   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:20 AM ET
    Factors driving Australian real-estate

    Ashley Krongold, CEO of Krongold Group, describes the impact of foreign money on luxury property.

  • Don't worry too much about Yemen: Pro   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:15 AM ET
    Don't worry too much about Yemen: Pro

    Norman Chan, Investment Director at NAB Private Wealth Advisory, says Yemen's influence on oil markets is likely to be limited in the medium to long term.

  • Demand for London property booms: Good or bad?   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:45 AM ET
    Demand for London property booms: Good or bad?

    Dorian Beresford, CEO of Strawberry Star, discusses the demand from foreign investors for property in London.

  • Here's a new way to use gold   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:35 AM ET
    Here's a new way to use gold

    Founders of BitGold, Roy Sebag and Josh Crumb, explain how the Toronto-based gold and bitcoin internet startup facilitates "a new way to use gold."

  • China's NPL woes are manageable: Pro   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:18 AM ET
    China's NPL woes are manageable: Pro

    David Marshall, senior analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at Creditsights, expects China's non-performing loans to rise, but it wouldn't be "that problematic."

  • Tracking Sri Lanka's business environment   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:43 AM ET
    Tracking Sri Lanka's business environment

    Emily Lee, executive director of Lanka Graphite, discusses the state of Sri Lanka's business environment following a change in power early this year.

  • Why oil prices remain in the doldrums   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:36 AM ET
    Why oil prices remain in the doldrums

    While supply is dropping in the U.S., oil prices have not seen a meaningful rebound as markets remain focused on the inventory buildup, says Greg Smith, group CEO of Global Commodities.

  • Should China step harder on the easing pedal?   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:16 AM ET
    Should China step harder on the easing pedal?

    Louis Kuijs, chief economist, Greater China, RBS, says the softer-than-expected preliminary reading of China's factory activity shows that the government needs to ease policy more.

  • Centralized power key to China's reform: Pro   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:39 AM ET
    Centralized power key to China's reform: Pro

    Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University, says it will be difficult for Beijing to implement reforms without "centralizing power tremendously."

  • Is a June rate hike still on the cards?   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:23 AM ET
    Is a June rate hike still on the cards?

    Jonathan Cavenagh, senior FX strategist at Westpac, discusses the timeline of the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike amid slowing economic data in the U.S.

About Capital Connection

  • 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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  • Sri Jegarajah

    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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