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Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson, says that the decline in revenue in the first quarter was very much expected and expects sales in the mobile infrastructure business to increase as the year progresses.

US stock markets to reach new highs?     Wed, 23 Apr '14 | 5:00 AM ET

MacNeil Curry, head of global technical strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects gains in the U.S. stock markets to continue and for the S&P 500 to reach new highs.

Obama tours Asia: What to expect     Wed, 23 Apr '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says the U.S. and Japan need to strengthen their economic relations and that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will be the main issue of this visit.

David Tinsley, U.K. economist at BNP Paribas, discusses the minutes of the Bank of England's rate-setting meeting and says that, with unemployment falling, these get-togethers could get "more interesting" and "fractured."

China is in a 'rut': Pro     Wed, 23 Apr '14 | 4:10 AM ET

Fraser Howie, director at Newedge Singapore, says the PMI data reveals China is "in a bit of a rut" and that the government has a "horrible problem" as it can't bring out too much stimulus.

Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says earnings is currently driving moves in share prices and expects the developed world, led by the US, to lead growth this year.

Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, says markets are underestimating the risk of Russian military action in eastern Ukraine.

Andy Green, advisor to the Manchester United Supporters Trust, says the Glazer family has to take "a lot of blame" for the "disaster" at the soccer club this season.

Bob Parker, senior advisor of investment, strategy and Research at Credit Suisse, says valuation of technology stocks is becoming "stretched" and there is a rotation into value stocks.

Samir Brikho, CEO of AMEC, says the geopolitical tension in Europe from the Ukraine crisis is "alarming" for energy security.

European shares opened mixed on Wednesday, although stocks on U.K.'s FTSE 100 could be muted following data released in China.

Uros Cufer, finance minister of Slovenia, says the country has "sufficient cash" in its accounts but bond spreads will go down further.

Uros Cufer, finance minister of Slovenia, says tough sanctions are "hurting" the European economy and a "softer touch" should be adopted by the European Union.

Rod Ringrow, senior executive officer at State Street, says sovereign wealth funds are looking at long-term alternative investments.

No 'great rotation' out of bonds: Pro     Wed, 23 Apr '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Craig Veysey, head of fixed income at Sanlam Private Investments, says there will be no "great rotation" out of bonds, but more volatility will enter the market.

Frederic Neumann, co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, says China's economy is not "pulling out of a rut" and the People's Bank of China could provide more stimulus.

Peter Frank, global head of G10 and Asia FX strategy at BBVA, says weaker than expected inflation data from Australia has stopped the dollar's rally.

Why the ECB could use securitization     Tue, 22 Apr '14 | 11:35 AM ET

Alexander Batchvarov, head of international structured finance at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, explains why the ECB could use securitization for an asset-purchasing operation.

European market closes higher     Tue, 22 Apr '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed higher on Tuesday, with merger and acquisition activity starting a shortened trading week on a positive note.

What to expect from Ukraine's elections     Tue, 22 Apr '14 | 11:15 AM ET

Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the upcoming Ukrainian presidential elections are unlikely to ease tensions on the ground.

Earnings: Firms are being cautious     Tue, 22 Apr '14 | 11:10 AM ET

Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, says earnings have been "decently good" so far, but forward guidance has been disappointing.

'Big week' for earnings: Pro     Tue, 22 Apr '14 | 5:50 AM ET

Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio.com, says the market will focus on earnings this week, and explains it's worth watching the "divergent-type activity that's been developing."

Joseph Schuster, founder of IPOX Schuster, says the Alibaba valuation should be slightly lower given the "default risk" and because it's a foreign-domiciled IPO.

Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Weath Management, says the environment is one of low growth but high liquidity, adding that there is not enough growth to support current valuations.

What's behind these pharma M&A deals?     Tue, 22 Apr '14 | 5:00 AM ET

The M&A activity in the pharmaceutical sector reveals that the industry is planning for the next 15-20 years, and is an opportunity for groups to diversify their tax bases, CNBC's Catherine Boyle explains.

Should you buy peripheral bonds?     Tue, 22 Apr '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Tim Skeet, managing director of financial institutions at RBS, discusses European peripheral bonds and explains why he remains a "supporter" of these markets.

QE will be 'challenging' for ECB: Pro     Wed, 16 Apr '14 | 7:00 PM ET

James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says it is difficult to see how the European Central Bank will implement quantitative easing.

'Fragile Five' concept misguided: Pro     Wed, 16 Apr '14 | 7:00 PM ET

Benoit Anne, head of emerging market strategy at Societe Generale, says the concept of the "fragile-five" emerging markets is "misguided," as many of the countries have shrunk their current account deficits.

Roderic Lyne, former U.K. ambassador to Russia, explains that Russia wants an "emasculated Ukraine" and says the crisis is helping Putin divert his country's attention away from the economy.

Navid Malik, head of life sciences research at Cenkos Securities, discusses M&A activity in the pharmaceutical sector and says firms are narrowing their businesses along strategic lines.

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