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Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.

European shares opened higher on Friday, seeing a slight bounce back, after markets plunged in the previous session amid concerns over the condition of Portugal's banking sector.

John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says he hopes the lender is "not in the news" for failing the forthcoming asset quality review.

John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says the banking issues in Portugal are "unfortunate" as it has come at a time when banks are trying to restore confidence in the sector.

Edward Hugh, an independent economist, says the euro zone debt crisis has not returned but the issues in Portugal are a "warning shot" that it might be back soon.

Giovanni Sabatini, managing director of the Italian Banks Association, says Italian Banks are in "good shape" and have worked hard to prepare for the asset quality review.

Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of Serbia, says that implementing any kind of reform in the Balkans can be "worse than hell", adding the country will not wait for EU aid before it implements changes to its economy.

Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of Serbia, says the country is not on the brink of bankruptcy and discusses how to fight the "grey economy".

Beat Siegenthaler, FX strategist at UBS Investment Bank, discusses the currency trading opportunities amid market jitters across the globe.

Miodrag Kostic, CEO of MK Group, says it was a "mistake" for Serbia to open its market "too fast", adding that the country is ready to join the European Union.

European stocks ended the day lower on Thursday, with peripheral stocks leading the declines, as Portugal's PSI 20 Index fell over 4 percent.

No signs of credit market sell-off: Pro     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 11:30 AM ET

Eric Green, senior portfolio manager at Penn Capital Management, said he didn't see any significant indications of a credit markets sell-off, given the "incredible" amounts of credit repair and how sovereign credit bonds had performed recently.

For all the talk of new euro zone rules for helping out troubled banks, none of the solutions are in place yet, says Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe - meaning Portugal is where the "buck stops".

Italy's banking sector is exposed: Pro     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Losses at banks in Europe¿s periphery could total 200 billion euros ($272 billion), warned Bob McKee, chief economist of Independent Strategy, who said he was especially concerned about Italian banks.

Mumtalakat 'very bullish' on Europe     Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat was set up in 2006. CEO Mahmood Al Kooheji explains the company's investment philosophy and what kind of returns he is looking for.

Mumtalakat owns a large stake in British automaker McLaren. In an exclusive interview with CNBC, the firm's chief executive Mahmood Al Kooheji admits that while not a "trophy" asset, the investment has yet to fully live up to its potential.

Mumtalakat portfolio includes Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the largest aluminium smelters in the world. Mahmood Al Kooheji, chief executive of the Bahrain sovereign wealth fund, unveils what else is in the pipeline. Plus, how the political turmoil has affected the economy since 2011.

BoE leaves key interest rate at 0.5%     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 6:50 AM ET

The Bank of England has left its key interest rate unchanged at 0.5 percent. Ian Stannard, head of European FX strategy at Morgan Stanley, gives his immediate reaction.

Venturing into European tech VC     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 6:40 AM ET

Simon Menashy, investment manager at MMC Ventures, discusses the potential of investing in European technology companies.

James Hind, CEO and founder of Carwow, discusses how his website can help users find a new car and compare different prices between dealers.

UK economy 'going like a train': Pro     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 6:06 AM ET

Ruth Lea, economic advisor at Arbuthnot Banking Group, says the economy is "going like a train" and the Bank of England should raise rates soon.

Jobs figures only nominally good: Pro     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 5:46 AM ET

While nominally a good figure, most new jobs shown in the U.S. jobs figures last week are in the services sector. These are not high paying jobs meaning they don't create growth or discretionary spending, says Todd Horwitz, founder of Averagejoeoptions.com.

The latest round U.S. China talks are focused on "thrashing out" solutions for tensions between the two powers rather than signing massive new agreements, says Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO.

A few years ago a hundred percent of our tickets were delivered online, now only about twenty percent, with most customers preferring e-tickets, says Chris Tsakalakis, CEO of Stubhub.

The U.S. Federal Reserve signaled yesterday that there won't be any "fire drills" on interest rates while the economy improves, says Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management.

Content hungry? Get 'screen stacking'     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 4:45 AM ET

Joe Webb, head of digital at TNS Asia Pacific, says the practice of screen stacking - where a person uses more than one electronic device at once - is on the rise.

DeAnne Julius, former member of the of the monetary policy committee of the Bank of England, says now is not the right time for forward guidance, adding that the BoE's independence is at risk if members keep voting unanimously.

Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says investors are "nervous" about the tight peripheral yield spreads.

Guy Stear, head of Asia research at Societe Generale, says the Indian stock market is "priced for nothing going wrong at all" and it could be time to take profits.

Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says a slowdown in the euro zone economy would have a knock-on effect on the country's economy.

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