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  • FIFA head Blatter must take responsibility: Pro   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 12:48 AM ET
    FIFA head Blatter must take responsibility: Pro

    Corruption stems from the top rungs of FIFA's leadership and president Sepp Blatter needs to take moral responsibility, says Daniel Hough, director of Sussex Center for the Study of Corruption.

  • UK economy remains in 'pretty good fettle': EY   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    UK economy remains in 'pretty good fettle': EY

    Tom Rogers, senior economic advisor at EY, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s revised gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter.

  • For firms, FX hedging isn't a long-term solution: Pro   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 12:24 AM ET
    For firms, FX hedging isn't a long-term solution: Pro

    Atul Goyal, senior analyst at Jefferies, discusses the threat of currency shifts on companies such as Japanese electronics maker Sony.

  • Amid a strong dollar, how do you invest?   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 12:13 AM ET
    Amid a strong dollar, how do you invest?

    Adam Parker, chief U.S. equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, likes financial stocks at the moment, but is cautious on sectors such as tech amid a rejuvenated greenback.

  • Why the Greek drama is not ending just yet   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Why the Greek drama is not ending just yet

    Dariusz Kowalczyk, senior economist at Credit Agricole, says comments from Greece saying it's closer to a deal are "premature" and markets should brace for "more tension, more risks and more volatility.

  • G7 finance ministers to meet in Germany   Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    G7 finance ministers to meet in Germany

    Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, explains why this week's meeting of finance ministers from the world's largest developed economies will be a non-event for markets.

  • Is a price cut in store for Sony's PS4?   Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    Is a price cut in store for Sony's PS4?

    Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities, says price discounts could help to maintain the PlayStation 4's sales momentum.

  • Why FTSE wants to include China A-shares in index   Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:23 AM ET
    Why FTSE wants to include China A-shares in index

    Mark Makepeace, chief executive of FTSE Group, discusses the FTSE Russell's move to launch two transitional indexes that will include China's A-shares.

  • Time to look at alternative investments?   Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 12:13 AM ET
    Time to look at alternative investments?

    Jeremy O'Friel, managing director at Belmont Investments, says private equity provides a more liquid alternative for investors and explains why Chinese stocks are not displaying a "mature behavior."

  • 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.

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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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