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Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, highlights that while there's been a rebound in activity in U.K. housing, it's still a third down from its peak and lack of supply remains the main issue.

Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says M&S results show "savvy data-management" and a lack of clarity on some areas, such as clothing.

Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, says the rally in southern European bonds, Greece especially, is "the stuff of fiction" and proves sentiment is disconnected from fundamentals.

Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank, says the International Monetary Fund's call for the European Central Bank to carry out quantitative easing was not a lecture but a contribution to the debate.

Iain Armstrong, divisional director at Brewin Dolphin, says BP's decision to take a 20 percent stake in Russian oil company Rosneft was a "very good deal" in the long term.

Marco Talmon, founder and CEO of Viber, says the company's new e-commerce services are not turning the app into "one big supermarket".

BoE on 'autopilot': Pro     Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 3:00 AM ET

Bill O'Neill, head of U.K. investment office at UBS Wealth Management, says the Bank of England is on "autopilot" as the U.K. economy improves and a 2015 interest rate hike looms.

Fed actions will 'see-saw': Pro     Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 2:23 AM ET

Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, says the U.S. Federal Reserve's actions will "see-saw".

Andrii Deshchytsia, foreign minister of Ukraine, says Russia is overcharging Ukraine for gas and is using it as a political tool.

Carrefour sales hit by FX effects     Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 3:04 AM ET

CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on Carrefour's earnings which saw sales hit by negative currency effects.

Andrii Deshchytsia, foreign minister of Ukraine, says more "determined sanctions" can be deployed if Russia continues its aggressive actions.

Bate C Toms, chairman of the British Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, said Russia's invasion of Ukraine was aimed at destabilizing the country.

Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank, says that by delaying the correction of its excessive budget deficit twice, France is endangering the credibility of European Union rules.

Europe opens higher on dovish Fed     Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened higher on Thursday with investor sentiment buoyed by the release of the minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting.

Don Smith, government bond strategist at ICAP, says investors buying the latest round of Greek bonds are buying into an improving economic environment in Europe.

Karl Hennessy, CEO of the global broking center at AON, says elections in the emerging markets as well as the potential for currency controls are the biggest risks for several countries.

Fred Neumann, co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, says China's export sector has "cooled down" and will not be the driver of the country's economy in the future.

George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, says the new appointments at the Bank of England will not significantly affect the timing of the first interest rate rise.

Jens Weidmann, president of the Bundesbank, says inflation will gradually rise in the future and so far has been driven by factors out of the European Central Bank's control.

Andrew Stanger, employment partner at Mayer Brown, discusses the European Commission's plan to regulate executive pay-outs and tackle pay inequality.

Time to get back in emerging markets?     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO of Pimco, explains why she likes emerging markets at the moment, and warns that there is a "little bit" of complacency in the market.

European market closes higher     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed higher on Wednesday, following a rebound led by the auto sector, after the heavy selling seen at the start of the week.

Attacks in Ukraine 'no coincidence'     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 11:15 AM ET

Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, says the attacks on government buildings in eastern Ukraine were orchestrated and funded from outside the country.

Greece: 'Big question marks' remain     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 11:05 AM ET

Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, says the Greek 5-year bonds auction on Thursday should have "pretty solid" demand but highlights that longer-term, there are still some "big question marks" over Greece.

Fed cautious on supply side?     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 5:45 AM ET

Steven Englander, global head of G10 foreign exchange strategy at Citi, says the Fed minutes might reveal a more hawkish side, as well as concerns over the supply side of the U.S. economy.

Could carmaker recalls get bigger?     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 5:40 AM ET

Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, comments on Toyota auto recall and says this is part of a trend in which recalls will become larger because manufacturers use the same parts across a range of models to cut costs.

Beer cheer for Constellation?     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 5:30 AM ET

Nik Modi, managing director at RBC Capital markets, discusses Constellation Brands ahead of earnings and says there is still a lot more momentum and upside for the group, led by the beer business.

Carm Huntress, CEO at RxREVU, explains that the app is aimed at reducing the waste and cost of health care by presenting patients with efficient but cheaper alternatives to their prescriptions.

Fed minutes: What to look for     Wed, 9 Apr '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, says the Fed minutes would be "redundant" if the central bank was doing a "good job" and says investors will look for further details on interest rate guidance.

Daphne Roth, Asia equity strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says market sentiment on the Indonesian elections has been "very positive" and explains why banks and infrastructure are the main beneficiaries.

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