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  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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