Capital Connection


  • 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.

  • Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets, says recent weakness in the renminbi indicates that the Chinese government may be prepared to accept a weaker-than-expected economic growth.

  • A boom in UK IPOs     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    Britain is expected to witness a flurry of initial public offerings this year, CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • Is Ukraine exacerbating market volatility?     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 1:06 AM ET

    Roger Groebli, CEO of Reyl Overseas, discusses recent volatility in global financial markets and ongoing instability in Ukraine.

  • When will the Bank of Japan take action?     Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 11:33 PM ET

    Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at SG-Ji, says the BOJ is likely to provide fresh monetary stimulus after the consumption tax hike in April.

  • An overhaul in the pipeline for Barclays     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Catherine Boyle and Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, discuss latest news from Barclays' plans to overhaul the structure of its investment bank.

  • DBS tips India's February WPI at 5%     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:31 AM ET

    Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, explains her 5 percent forecast for India's February wholesale price index (WPI) and what her estimate may mean for the Indian central bank if it is correct.

  • Debating on China's economic outlook     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:24 AM ET

    Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, explains why he thinks China's gross domestic product (GDP) may come in well below 7 percent.

  • Asian shares traded mixed late Thursday. Domestic data lifted Australian stocks, while weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data limited gains in Shanghai.

  • China data reflects gradual slowdown     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank, says weaker-than-expected retail sales and industrial output on Thursday, showed signs of a gradual slowdown in China's economy.

  • Why Australia's jobs data may be unreliable     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB, says Australia's February jobs numbers is 'extremely unreliable', due to a small sample size.

  • Li Keqiang: There is flexibility in GDP target     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Speaking during a press conference at the close of the National People's Congress, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said there is flexibility in achieving the country's growth target. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

  • Japan on the right track: CIMB     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 1:23 AM ET

    With key economic data showing signs of improvement, Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist at CIMB, says Japan may finally be on the right track of recovery.

  • Ongoing worries over China's economy weighed Asian equity markets down on Wednesday, while overnight losses on Wall Street further ignited a flight-to-safety.

  • Is a rate cut the answer to Thailand's woes?     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 1:24 AM ET

    Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.

  • Extreme weather in Singapore     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 1:14 AM ET

    It's been hot and hazy in Singapore as the Southeast Asian country registered its driest month in February since 1869. What are the economic impacts? CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

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