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Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says interest rates are as likely to go up as they are to go down.

European stocks opened flat on Thursday after traders were reassured that the U.S. Federal Reserve will move slowly to raise interest rates.

Modi reforms 'won't be smooth sailing': Pro  Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 2:20 AM ET

Simon Baptist, chief economist and regional director for Asia at the Economist Intelligence Unit, says the reforms announced under the Indian budget will not be "smooth sailing" to implement.

Siân Herbert-Jones, CFO of Sodexo, says larger contracts are taking longer to implement which could hit revenues.

Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discusses which currencies to be bullish on as a number of central banks across the world consider an interest rate hike.

Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says he sees "no reason" to step down over the leaked tape scandal, but is "embarrassed" and "sorry" for that damage caused to the bank.

As MasterCard's Global Destination Cities Index reveals that top destinations are spending more on infrastructure, Ann Cairns, the company's president of international markets, says it's worth noting that other things also determine tourist numbers.

European stocks ended the day flat on Wednesday, ahead of latest meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve, although Portuguese stocks fell sharply amid concerns over one of the country's biggest financial groups.

Cyber-attacks go where the money is, and as we become increasingly dependent on mobile devices they are likely to come under siege, says Kevin Mandia, COO of FireEye.

The largely unprivatized energy sector, and fast growing-and as yet mostly unlisted-tourism sector, provide significant opportunities in Croatia, says Ivana Gazic, the CEO of the Zagreb Stock Exchange.

Espirito Santo's debt woes are a group problem, rather than an issue with Portugal's banking sector, says Erik Nielsen, global chief economist at UniCredit.

European Central Bank executive board member Peter Praet, says there is no risk of deflation in the euro zone, but the economy remains "fragile".

European Central Bank policy has not fueled "exuberance" in the euro zone credit markets, according to executive board member Peter Praet.

European Central Bank executive board member Peter Praet, says innovation and reform rather than the level of the euro, are the solution to the euro zone's competitiveness issues.

The minutes for the Fed's latest meeting will shed some light on its plans, but we will probably have to wait until the fall for a fuller picture, says John Canally, investment strategist at LPL Financial.

We expect tourism to grow steadily in Croatia, by 6 percent over the next year, which we are very satisfied with, says Ratomir Ivicic, deputy minister of tourism at Croatia.

The third quarter is building up into a "crescendo" period where we will learn more about the Fed going forward and its plans on rate hikes, says George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities International.

Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, says the U.S. Federal Reserve will be quiet in its minutes released on Wednesday as it waits to see if strong data is consistent.

Ivica Mudrinic, president of the Croatian Employers' Association, says lack of reform has held back the country's economy after accession to the EU, but big changes will help drive growth.

More BoJ stimulus ahead if data stalls: Pro  Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Matthew Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, says the Bank of Japan could introduce further stimulus measures if improving data in the country stalls.

Jordan Perry, Middle East analyst at Maplecroft, says Israel's offensive against Hamas will not be a "short offensive".

Emil Tedeschi, CEO of Atlantic Grupa, says it is "tough" for companies that depend solely on the Croatian economy and businesses need to be international.

William De Vijlder, vice president of BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says central banks are in a "bind" as they know that if they change their policy it will disrupt markets.

Help to Buy fueling UK house prices: Pro  Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 3:00 AM ET

Barry Dixon, head of research at Davy Research, and William De Vijlder, vice president of BNP Paribas Investment Partners, discuss whether the Bank of England was right to take action to cool the U.K.'s housing market.

More HFT rules would create problems: Pro  Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 3:15 AM ET

Justin Lyon, CEO of Simudyne, says further high frequency trading regulations would have "unintended consequences".

Is Croatia feeling the M&A boom?  Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 2:40 AM ET

Jurgis Oniunas, founding partner of Ascendant Capital Advisors, discusses merger and acquisition trends in Croatia.

Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, says the rise of the gulf carriers is the biggest threat to European airlines.

Europe stocks open higher, FOMC eyed  Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 3:00 AM ET

European stocks opened higher on Wednesday, undeterred by the sell-off on Wall Street and reversing some losses from Tuesday's session.

Ukraine's deputy minister of foreign affairs Danylo Lubkivsky, says Russia wants to stop Ukraine moving closer to the EU for fear of losing control in the region.

Ukraine's deputy minister of foreign affairs Danylo Lubkivsky, says the government is ready to "conduct open and transparent" dialogue with Russia.

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