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  • A look at Sri Lanka - China ties   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:40 AM ET
    A look at Sri Lanka - China ties

    P S Suryanarayana, Current Affairs Editor at Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, says Sri Lanka's new president is facing a delicate relationship with Beijing.

  • Factors driving Australian real-estate   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:20 AM ET
    Factors driving Australian real-estate

    Ashley Krongold, CEO of Krongold Group, describes the impact of foreign money on luxury property.

  • Don't worry too much about Yemen: Pro   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:15 AM ET
    Don't worry too much about Yemen: Pro

    Norman Chan, Investment Director at NAB Private Wealth Advisory, says Yemen's influence on oil markets is likely to be limited in the medium to long term.

  • Demand for London property booms: Good or bad?   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:45 AM ET
    Demand for London property booms: Good or bad?

    Dorian Beresford, CEO of Strawberry Star, discusses the demand from foreign investors for property in London.

  • Here's a new way to use gold   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:35 AM ET
    Here's a new way to use gold

    Founders of BitGold, Roy Sebag and Josh Crumb, explain how the Toronto-based gold and bitcoin internet startup facilitates "a new way to use gold."

  • China's NPL woes are manageable: Pro   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:18 AM ET
    China's NPL woes are manageable: Pro

    David Marshall, senior analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at Creditsights, expects China's non-performing loans to rise, but it wouldn't be "that problematic."

  • Tracking Sri Lanka's business environment   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:43 AM ET
    Tracking Sri Lanka's business environment

    Emily Lee, executive director of Lanka Graphite, discusses the state of Sri Lanka's business environment following a change in power early this year.

  • Why oil prices remain in the doldrums   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:36 AM ET
    Why oil prices remain in the doldrums

    While supply is dropping in the U.S., oil prices have not seen a meaningful rebound as markets remain focused on the inventory buildup, says Greg Smith, group CEO of Global Commodities.

  • Should China step harder on the easing pedal?   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:16 AM ET
    Should China step harder on the easing pedal?

    Louis Kuijs, chief economist, Greater China, RBS, says the softer-than-expected preliminary reading of China's factory activity shows that the government needs to ease policy more.

  • Centralized power key to China's reform: Pro   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:39 AM ET
    Centralized power key to China's reform: Pro

    Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University, says it will be difficult for Beijing to implement reforms without "centralizing power tremendously."

  • Is a June rate hike still on the cards?   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:23 AM ET
    Is a June rate hike still on the cards?

    Jonathan Cavenagh, senior FX strategist at Westpac, discusses the timeline of the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike amid slowing economic data in the U.S.

  • Will Singapore see 'a fascinating decade' ahead?   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 1:03 AM ET
    Will Singapore see 'a fascinating decade' ahead?

    Michael Schuman, TIME Magazine's business correspondent for Asia, outlines the merits of Lee Kuan Yew's economic policies and discusses the country's political future.

  • Factors that will sway oil prices   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:41 AM ET
    Factors that will sway oil prices

    Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, says the impact of plunging oil prices will likely prompt a supply cutback in the second half of the year, but warns of risks from the U.S. dollar in the near term.

  • Sony's PS4 goes to China: Will it succeed?   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:34 AM ET
    Sony's PS4 goes to China: Will it succeed?

    Ajay Sunder, senior director at Frost and Sullivan, says sales of the PlayStation 4 in China may get a boost from the console's global success, but warns of risks from the limited game selection.

  • Wages to rise in Japan? We'll see: Natixis   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:22 AM ET
    Wages to rise in Japan? We'll see: Natixis

    Luca Silipo, chief economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis, says Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's "soft approach" has thus far yielded little results on wage increases.

  • Easing impact differs for Shanghai, HK shares   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:11 AM ET
    Easing impact differs for Shanghai, HK shares

    While Shanghai shares responded well to China's monetary easing, markets in Hong Kong did not see the same reaction, says Aadil Ebrahim, VP & portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein.

  • Tracking the rise of 'new crime'   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:43 AM ET
    Tracking the rise of 'new crime'

    Craif Richardson, CEO of Wynyard, says the use of social media by terrorist networks poses as huge problems for global security agencies.

  • Heller: US policy 'far from being normal'   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:05 AM ET
    Heller: US policy 'far from being normal'

    Robert Heller, former Federal Reserve governor, says the prediction of the federal fund rates indicates a weaker stance on tightening and the Fed may take a longer time to normalize its monetary policy.

  • China housing prices to see modest downside: Pro   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 1:11 AM ET
    China housing prices to see modest downside: Pro

    Carol Wu, head of research at DBS Vickers, expects "moderate downward pressure" on housing prices as Chinese developers focus on selling their unsold inventory, but loosening monetary policy will provide support.

  • Will Netanyahu win Israel's tight election race?   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 1:03 AM ET
    Will Netanyahu win Israel's tight election race?

    Masaki Kakizaki, assistant professor at Temple University, Japan Campus, says incumbent prime minister Netanyahu is in a "strong, advantageous position" to form Israel's new government.

About Capital Connection

  • Hosted by Sri Jegarajah from the Singapore Exchange and CNBC's London studio, 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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