Capital Connection


  • BSE CEO: Modi is delivering changes in India  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO at Bombay Stock Exchange, describes the steps taken by the new government to promote a business-friendly environment in India.

  • 'Cautiously optimistic' on Australia jobs: Pro  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    Despite slow progress, Australia's job market is stabilizing and will continue to improve over the next few months, says Steve Shepherd, Employment Market Analyst at Randstad.

  • Why the ECB will likely hold fire until 2015  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:08 AM ET

    Saktiandi Supaat, Head of Global FX Strategy at Maybank, says the European Central Bank is still waiting for the effects of its previous policies to unfold before considering further stimulus.

  • The web's future: Devices coming online  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Padmasree Warrior, CTO of Cisco Systems, told CNBC she was particularly interested in the Internet of Things (IoT) and the companies at the Web Summit making applications for it.

  • Despite slowdown, Indonesia still impressive: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Despite growth falling to a five-year low, the fact that Indonesia managed a 5 percent GDP amid headwinds in the commodities space is impressive, says Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank.

  • Gold to hit $1000? This expert says maybe  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, explains why gold prices could tumble to $1000 an ounce. He later discusses the outlook for oil.

  • Why Alibaba's earnings report is a 'win win win'  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    Alibaba outperformed in Tuesday's report card, says Alan Haft, Partner at Kelly-Haft Financial, adding that the fall in profit margin will only be a "short-term blip."

  • The role of demographics in US midterm results  Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    Morris Fiorina, Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, explains why the factor of demographics cannot fully account for Republican's victory.

  • What US midterm results mean for 2016 candidates  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Bates Gill, CEO, U.S. Studies Centre at University of Sydney, explains why the midterm elections matter for the potential candidates running for 2016's presidential race.

  • Is the RBA on a 'go slow mission?'  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Annette Beacher, Head of Economic Research at TD Securities, says nothing much has changed in the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy statement since the October meeting.

  • Cheap oil to boost airline profitability: Citi  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    Michael Beer, Vice President, Asia Pacific Transportation Research at Citi Research, expects plummeting oil prices to constitute as a strong financial tailwind for carriers.

  • What could happen if Republicans win the Senate  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, explains what a Republican win at the U.S. midterm elections means for President Obama and the 2016 presidential race.

  • Dollar-yen will only go higher: Analyst  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 12:09 AM ET

    Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at Forex.com, says it is unrealistic to expect downside in the dollar-yen cross, which will likely rise to 115 by year-end.

  • Behind DBS Group's 17% jump in Q3 profit  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    Matthew Phan, Analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at CreditSights, outlines factors behind DBS' robust profit growth. He later discusses the lender's interests in India and Indonesia.

  • BOJ has 'total commitment' to inflation goal: Pro  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:31 AM ET

    Friday's decision is a move by the central bank to "drive out all doubts about how it will achieve its desired inflation goal," says Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors.

  • This is 'fist-thumping action from BOJ': Expert  Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 1:02 AM ET

    Chong Yoon Chou, Investment Director at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses news that the Bank of Japan expanded its monetary base target on Friday.

  • After Fed ends QE, here's how you should trade FX  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:44 AM ET

    Mirza Baig, Asian Currency Strategist at BNP Paribas, outlines his investment strategy following the Fed's decision. He later explains why he expects the dollar-yen pair to hit 124 by end-2015.

  • This expert cheers NAB's mulling of UK exit  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:36 AM ET

    National Australia Bank's decision to consider floating its U.K. unit and focus on domestic franchises is a positive move, says Martin Smith, Senior Markets Analyst at East and Partners.

  • Fed taking baby steps towards hawkish stance: OCBC  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    Selena Ling, Head of Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC, discusses the Fed's announcement overnight and explains what that means for the rate hike timeline.

  • Southern Japan votes on nuclear facility restart  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    A local election in southern Japan will determine whether the Sendai nuclear facility will resume operations. Anthony Jude, Chair, Energy Committee at Asian Development Bank, discusses.

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