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  • 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.

  • Lack of trust is the issue in Greek talks: INSEAD Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Lack of trust is the issue in Greek talks: INSEAD

    Antonio Fatas, professor of Economics at INSEAD, attributes the stalemate in Greece's debt talks to a lack of trust and confidence between Athens and its foreign creditors.

  • Will there be an Iran nuclear deal? Unlikely: Pro Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 12:47 AM ET
    Will there be an Iran nuclear deal? Unlikely: Pro

    David Lennox, resources analyst at Fat Prophets, does not expect world powers and Iran to complete a final agreement on the latter's nuclear program by June 30.

  • Tracking the euro's 'paradoxical reaction' Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    Tracking the euro's 'paradoxical reaction'

    Dariusz Kowalcyzk, senior economist & strategist at Credit Agricole, says the euro fell overnight because a positive outcome on Greece will allow the Fed to start raising interest rates.

  • Be realistic about China-US dialogue: Expert Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 12:14 AM ET
    Be realistic about China-US dialogue: Expert

    The Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) will likely be a prelude to Chinese President Xi Jinping's first state visit to Washington in September, says Victor Gao, chairman of China Energy Security Institute.

  • Ditch Wall Street for Europe stocks: Nabarro Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Ditch Wall Street for Europe stocks: Nabarro

    Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, explains why he is calling for a rotation towards European equities from U.S. markets.

  • Why FX markets are cautious about Greece Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 12:36 AM ET
    Why FX markets are cautious about Greece

    Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist at Commonwealth Bank, discusses how the developments in Greece's debt talks are moving the currency markets.

  • Here's why China will ramp up policy easing Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 12:21 AM ET
    Here's why China will ramp up policy easing

    Beijing will continue to intensify its policy support measures because "nothing has changed fundamentally" in the country's property sector, says Donna Kwok, senior China economist at UBS.

  • 'Reasonably optimistic' about a Greek deal: Expert Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    'Reasonably optimistic' about a Greek deal: Expert

    Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy & chief economist at AMP Capital, is "reasonably optimistic" about a deal, but warns of hurdles ahead such as gaining parliamentary approval for the agreement.

  • When will Iranian oil hit markets? Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 12:41 AM ET
    When will Iranian oil hit markets?

    Marina Petroleka, head of Energy & Infrastructure Research at BMI Research, expects a deal in Iran's nuclear talks, paving the way for Iranian oil to enter the markets by early 2016.

  • Euro holds up amid Greek saga: How long will it last? Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Euro holds up amid Greek saga: How long will it last?

    Patrick Bennett, FS strategist at CIBC, says the outlook for Greece's debt talks seems positive, which will likely underpin further strength in the euro.

  • Can Japan reduce its massive government debt? Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 12:14 AM ET
    Can Japan reduce its massive government debt?

    Takuji Okubo, MD and chief economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says Japan's government is not doing enough to reduce its mountain of debt.

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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