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Miguel Azevedo, head of Africa investment banking at Citi, says Africa provides the best returns in the whole world but investing in the region is not "trouble-free".

Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones, says he is moving money from Spanish bonds to gilts as the U.K. gears up for an interest rate hike.

Jonathan Wood, associate director at Control Risks, says it will be a "difficult year" for Latin America as the region is exposed to normalizing monetary policy in the U.S. and slowing growth in China.

Strong euro is 'hurting': DSM CFO     Fri, 9 May '14 | 2:30 AM ET

Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, CFO of DSM, says the strong euro is "hurting" corporates in Europe.

Antoine Chemali, CIO at Digital World Capital, says Alibaba's governance and share structure is a "concern" for investors looking to buy shares in the company when it goes public.

Turkey's instability will grow: Pro     Fri, 9 May '14 | 2:00 AM ET

Fadi Hakura, Turkey analyst at Chatham House, says instability in Turkey will continue as current prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan eyes up the presidency.

European markets opened lower across the board Friday, as Ukrainian pro-Russian secessionists plan to continue with a referendum this weekend, despite Russian President Vladimir Putin asking them to call it off.

Russia wants Ukraine federalized: Pro     Fri, 9 May '14 | 1:30 AM ET

Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says Russia is interested in seeing Ukraine federalized rather than sending in troops to East Ukraine.

S&P raises Portugal's credit outlook     Fri, 9 May '14 | 1:15 AM ET

Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says ratings agencies are "behind the curve" after S&P raised Portugal's credit outlook to stable from negative.

Richard Batley, senior economist at Lombard, discusses the U.K. housing market and says it is "extremely interest rates sensitive," far more than previously.

Kokou Agbo-Bloua, head of equity and derivative strategy for Europe at BNP Paribas, expects European equities to do well towards the end of the year as "significant" pressure on the ECB could spur it to act.

Matthias Zieschang, CFO at Fraport, says the group is confident it will meet its guidance for the year and discusses how the Ukraine crisis could impact the group.

ECB to cut rates in June: Pro     Thu, 8 May '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Guntram Wolff, director at Bruegel, says it's "quite clear" that the euro zone needs a lower euro, adding that the ECB is unlikely to come out with quantitative easing in June, but could cut rates.

European market closes higher     Thu, 8 May '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European markets closed higher on Thursday as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at possible stimulus measures next month.

Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the era in which the ECB pre-committed ended a long-time ago, and that exchange rates are being watched closely by the central bank.

The strengthening of the exchange rate in the context of low inflation is cause for "serious concern" says Mario Draghi, president of the ECB.

ECB 'thankful' for advice: Draghi     Thu, 8 May '14 | 8:30 AM ET

The ECB is "thankful" to political figures and institutions for their advice, says ECB President, Mario Draghi. However, he warns that it could be viewed as a threat to the bank's independence and damage its credibility.

Mario Draghi, ECB president, explains why the central bank chose to keep its key interest rates unchanged and says the council remains ready to fight risks of too prolonged a period of low inflation.

Philippe Gijsels, chief investment officer at BNP Paribas Fortis Group, says the euro/dollar is likely push higher before the European Central Bank cuts interest rates further,

Construction demand increasing: Pro     Thu, 8 May '14 | 3:45 AM ET

Adrian Ringrose, CEO of Interserve, says demand in the construction industry in the U.K. is picking up but is coming off a low base.

The European Central Bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.25 percent on Thursday. Julian Callow, founder of Catalyst Economics, gives his reaction.

Bruno Monteyne, senior European food retail analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, says there will be no major improvement from Morrisons after it posted very weak results.

Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, and Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, react to the Bank of England's decision to hold interest rates at 0.5 percent.

David Atkins, CEO of Hammerson, says there has been an increase in consumer demand which is causing retailers to look for more space. This is pushing up rental prices.

The latest Huawei device is equipped with a professional imaging processor says Richard Yu, Huawei's device chief executive, as taking selfies is now "the most important functionality" for smartphone users.

BoE to hike rates in November?     Thu, 8 May '14 | 6:00 AM ET

Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg U.K., discuss the likely timing of the Bank of England's first rate hike.

Momentum stocks: Time to get back in?     Thu, 8 May '14 | 5:50 AM ET

Katie Stockton, chief technical strategist at BTIG, says the sell-off in momentum stocks is coming to an end and that valuations are quite "compelling."

'Draghi has to be nervous': Pro     Thu, 8 May '14 | 5:30 AM ET

Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist at Scotiabank, comments on the euro ahead of the ECB's rates announcement. She expects the Mario Draghi to be 'very dovish' but to not take any action on Thursday.

Jorg Schneider, CFO at Munich Re, says the group is overall not concerned by the strong euro and discusses the group's investment strategy to make returns in the current low-yield environment.

'Clean slate' for Toyota?     Thu, 8 May '14 | 4:45 AM ET

Vivek Vaidya, vie president for automotive at Frost & Sullivan, says Toyota is recovering in both numbers and consumer confidence now that the car recall is behind it.

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