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  • Even with a 'no' vote, Greek saga won't end: Pro Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:36 AM ET
    Even with a 'no' vote, Greek saga won't end: Pro

    Even if the Greeks vote "no" in the referendum, it won't lead to a definite "Grexit" and negotiations could still go on for 6-9 months, says Neil Dwane, CIO-Equity Europe at Allianz Global Investors.

  • Why Sony shares sold off on planned share sale Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    Why Sony shares sold off on planned share sale

    While Sony's share sale indicates a positive step to expand a profitable business, the move diluted the company's shareholders, says Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management.

  • Greek contagion risks likely to be limited: CIMB Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Greek contagion risks likely to be limited: CIMB

    Arup Raha, chief economist at CIMB, says a Greek contagion is unlikely due to the ECB's massive bond-buying program and the fact that Europe had years to prepare for a "Grexit."

  • The key challenge for Deutsche Bank's new CEO Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    The key challenge for Deutsche Bank's new CEO

    Christopher Wheeler, U.S. bank analyst at Atlantic Equities, says the execution of a cost-cutting plan will be the main challenge for Deutsche Bank's new CEO John Cryan.

  • Iran deal's impact on oil won't be instant: Pro Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 12:31 AM ET
    Iran deal's impact on oil won't be instant: Pro

    Even if there is a successful nuclear deal, Iran will need some time to ramp up oil production due to years of underinvestment, says Azlin Ahmad, editor, crude oil at Argus Media.

  • Yen gets a boost from Greece, China risks Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    Yen gets a boost from Greece, China risks

    Shusuke Yamada, FX strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the Japanese yen will continue to rally on the back of external uncertainties such as Greece.

  • Will China ride to Greece's rescue? Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Will China ride to Greece's rescue?

    Viktor Shvets, head of Asian Strategy at Macquarie, explains why China may come to Greece's rescue if the Europeans fail to find a way to resolve Greece's financial woes.

  • Oil markets await Iran nuclear talks Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Oil markets await Iran nuclear talks

    If the nuclear talks produce a historic breakthrough, Iran might bring an additional 400,000 barrels of oil per day from October, says Scott Darling, regional head of oil and gas research at JP Morgan.

  • PBOC easing has nothing to do with stock rout: ANZ Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 12:24 AM ET
    PBOC easing has nothing to do with stock rout: ANZ

    Raymond Yeung, senior economist, Greater China at ANZ, says the weekend's interest rate cut is a response to China's poor economic data in April and May.

  • Greek default is a foregone conclusion: Expert Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 12:08 AM ET
    Greek default is a foregone conclusion: Expert

    There is no way Greece can repay the IMF on June 30, says Megan Greene, MD & chief economist at Manulife Asset Management. Even if there was a deal, there wouldn't be enough time to get it approved by euro zone parliaments, she adds.

  • The biggest threat to Swiss watchmakers (It's not Apple)

    Pascal Koenig, founder and managing partner at Smartwatch Group, says Samsung, instead of Apple, is the strongest competitor of Swiss watchmakers.

  • How to build innovative cities in Asia Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 12:39 AM ET
    How to build innovative cities in Asia

    In a special "Managing Asia" series starting this week, Christine Tan speaks to influential players from the region about building innovative cities.

  • Russia economy still on the downhill slope: Pro Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Russia economy still on the downhill slope: Pro

    As the consumer and construction sectors continue to weigh on Russia, its economy could shrink 5 percent this quarter, says Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory.

  • Will the yuan win IMF's reserve-currency status? Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    Will the yuan win IMF's reserve-currency status?

    Positive comments on the renminbi from the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue may help the currency to gain SDR status, says Mirza Baig, Asian currency strategist at BNP Paribas.

  • China's stock rout could dent wealth effect: Pro Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 12:07 AM ET
    China's stock rout could dent wealth effect: Pro

    The steep correction in China could trigger a negative wealth effect over the next few months, says Wendy Liu, head of China Equity Research at Nomura.

  • DHL: New China-Europe rail service is good news Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:46 AM ET
    DHL: New China-Europe rail service is good news

    Kelvin Leung, CEO, Asia Pacific at DHL Global Forwarding, says the company's third rail service from China to Europe offers customers with a cheaper and faster option.

  • No major breakthrough at annual US-China dialogue Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    No major breakthrough at annual US-China dialogue

    Although the U.S.-China dialogues failed to address issues of cybersecurity and disputes in South China Sea, some progress was made on economic matters.

  • Will Brexit hurt UK's property sector? Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    Will Brexit hurt UK's property sector?

    Richard Barkham, chief global economist at CBRE, says the property sector appears set to hold up strongly in the near future and in the long run, the risk of a "Brexit" remains unlikely.

  • How receptive is Asia to car-sharing? Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:24 AM ET
    How receptive is Asia to car-sharing?

    Tom Lokenvitz, founder and CEO of Smove, discusses the challenges of running a car-sharing business in Asia where automobiles are culturally seen as status symbols.

  • Why a Greek deal may be bad news for the euro Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    Why a Greek deal may not be good for the euro

    Khoon Goh, senior FX strategist at ANZ, explains why a positive resolution on Greece could spark renewed selling in the euro.

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  • 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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    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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