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  • Is the yuan all set to become a global currency?   Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Is the yuan all set to become a global currency?

    While the Chinese yuan could be included in the IMF's Special Drawing Rights basket by end-2015, Beijing still has "a lot more homework to do," says Frederic Neumann, chief economist, Asia at HSBC.

  • Xanadu Mines: Why we're focusing on Mongolia   Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 12:47 AM ET
    Xanadu Mines: Why we're focusing on Mongolia

    Andrew Stewart, CEO of Xanadu Mines, discusses its flagship Kharmagtai copper-gold project in Mongolia.

  • Has Modi delivered on reform promises?   Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    Has Modi delivered on reform promises?

    Sanjay Guglani, CEO of Silverdale Capital and Praveen Jagwani, CEO of UTI International, debate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's progress on economic reforms.

  • Don't cheer Singapore's Q1 GDP just yet: Pro   Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 12:19 AM ET
    Don't cheer Singapore's Q1 GDP just yet: Pro

    Amid weak domestic demand, the general outlook for Singapore's economy is not positive, says Roger Tan, CEO of Voyage Research.

  • For India, caution is warranted: Credit Suisse   Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 12:10 AM ET
    For India, caution is warranted: Credit Suisse

    Sailesh Jha, chief Asia economist, PBWM at Credit Suisse, says India's financial markets have been "overly euphoric" ever since Prime Minister Modi took office.

  • This will end the party in Chinese markets   Monday, 25 May 2015 | 12:50 AM ET
    This will end the party in Chinese markets

    The key risk for Chinese stocks is when the government decides to pull the plug on policy support, says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.

  • Greece casts dark cloud over euro   Monday, 25 May 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Greece casts dark cloud over euro

    Until a clearer picture emerges in the case of Greece, the euro will likely continue to stumble, says David Greene, head of Dealing at AFEX Australia.

  • Geopolitics vs Iran: Which is a greater risk for oil?

    For oil markets right now, a return of Iranian supply is a bigger worry than geopolitical risks, says Victor Shum, VP at IHS Energy Insight.

  • Are efforts to revive Japan bearing fruit?   Monday, 25 May 2015 | 12:11 AM ET
    Are efforts to revive Japan bearing fruit?

    Japan is seeing the initial stages of corporate reform, alongside the discussion of Prime Minister Abe's "third arrow", says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.

  • Keep faith in US economy, says this expert   Monday, 25 May 2015 | 12:04 AM ET
    Keep faith in US economy, says this expert

    Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered, believes that the U.S. economy will bounce back later this year and explains what that means for the timeline regarding rate hikes.

  • Amid volatility, Thai stocks look attractive: CLSA   Friday, 22 May 2015 | 12:39 AM ET
    Amid volatility, Thai stocks look attractive: CLSA

    Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.

  • Here's why dollar king will reign supreme   Friday, 22 May 2015 | 12:31 AM ET
    Here's why dollar king will reign supreme

    Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.

  • Why Nomura cut its 2015 GDP forecast for Thailand   Friday, 22 May 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    Why Nomura cut its 2015 GDP forecast for Thailand

    Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.

  • Could Australia win this year's Eurovision?   Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 12:53 AM ET
    Could Australia win this year's Eurovision?

    Amanda Pelman, chair of Australia's Eurovision Jury, discusses whether Australia's Guy Sebastian could win the annual competition. She adds that the Eurovision Song Contest is seeing more diverse and professional talents.

  • Further China easing will help HK markets: Pro   Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 12:36 AM ET
    Further China easing will help HK markets: Pro

    Clive McDonnell, head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered, expects further easing in China to take Hong Kong markets higher and explains the odds of a correction in the Shanghai Composite.

  • After upbeat Q1 GDP, what will BOJ do?   Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    After upbeat Q1 GDP, what will BOJ do?

    Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says the Bank of Japan will likely keep its monetary policy unchanged following the upbeat first-quarter growth figures.

  • Will China miss 7% growth target? UBS says yes   Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 12:04 AM ET
    Will China miss 7% growth target? UBS says yes

    Donna Kwok, senior China economist at UBS, expects China's economy to expand 6.8 percent this year and outlines her expectations for further easing from Beijing.

  • Expect Turkish central bank to stand pat: Pro   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    Expect Turkish central bank to stand pat: Pro

    Piotr Matys, strategist at Rabobank, expects the Turkish central bank to keep interest rates unchanged at this week's monetary policy meeting.

  • Tracking the recent spike in bond yields   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Tracking the recent spike in bond yields

    To get a sustained rise in bond yields, markets will need stronger data and a change in Fed expectations, says Simon Warner, head of Fixed Income at AMP Capital.

  • RBI rate cut on June 2 is a given: Deutsche Bank   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 12:23 AM ET
    RBI rate cut on June 2 is a given: Deutsche Bank

    Pratik Gupta, head of Equities, India at Deutsche Bank, says markets will likely be disappointed if the Reserve Bank of India doesn't cut interest rates by 25 basis points next month.

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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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