Europe opened higher on Wednesday as investors shift their focus to an upcoming ECB meeting where they expect further monetary stimulus to be announced.
Brewin Dolphin’s Ben Gutteridge and Saxo Bank’s Steen Jakobsen take a look at the state of Europe’s banking sector, with comment on Credit Suisse and the ECB.
David Neuhauser, managing director at Livermore Partners, talks about where commodities are heading, with specific comment on Glencore and China.
“(Donald Trump’s) going to be far better than what the liberals think he will be,” says Saxo Bank Chief Economist, Steen Jakobsen.
Otkritie CEO, Ruben Aganbegyan, says it’s unclear whether President Vladimir Putin will run for re-election, while commenting on sanctions and the U.S.
In absence of reforms, an agreement with OPEC would be positive news for Russia says Otkritie CEO, Ruben Aganbegyan.
Standard Chartered Bank Chief Economist, Marios Maratheftis, explains why he believes Italy will be the main risk for 2017, and why it should be the priority at present.
CDU Secretary General, Peter Tauber weighs in on how much a threat the AfD party could be for the CDU party in Germany.
Prof. Jürgen W. Falter, political scientist and far-right expert at University of Mainz, talks about how Angela Merkel is going to garner more support to be re-elected as Germany’s Chancellor.
Prof. Jürgen W. Falter, political scientist and far-right expert at University of Mainz, says Angela Merkel is convinced that there’s no one else who could fulfil her role in regards to handling the “European theater.”
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the big headlines from top media executives gathering in New York City at the Business Insider Ignition Conference.
Marina Petroleka, global head of industry at BMI Research, explains why oil prices will be stronger in 2017.
Moscow Exchange Chief Financial Officer Evgeny Fetisov talks about how the interest rate environment, politics and other macro-economic factors will affect the market in 2017.
Moscow Exchange Chief Financial Officer, Evgeny Fetisov gives his opinion on CFDs and spread-betting, and whether there are products out there which are toxic for investors.
Is the U.K. due for another recession, or should the country avoid one at all costs? Nesta Chairman, Sir John Gieve weighs in.
Chairman of Nesta Sir John Gieve takes a look at the low-interest rate environment and the Bank of England’s strategy in a post-Brexit world.
Douglas Feagin, head of international operations at Ant Financial, talks about Alipay European expansion.
Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO, Frank Appel says Amazon is an important partner and customer, while commenting on competition.
Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO, Frank Appel believes delivery drones will likely remain part of a niche market, while looking at the “huge opportunity” of digitalization.
Milken Chairman, Mike Milken talks about the world’s current political state and whether the U.S. is heading in the right direction.