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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.

CNBC Meets: Matt Damon, part two     Wed, 7 May '14 | 7:00 PM ET

In part two, Matt Damon talks about making the transition from films such as "Good Will Hunting" and "The Talented Mr Ripley" to the Jason Bourne franchise.

CNBC Meets: Matt Damon, part one     Wed, 7 May '14 | 7:00 PM ET

CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer meets actor, screenwriter and philanthropist Matt Damon, who delves into his early years at college and his big break in the film world.

Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, says that the group has "many levers" to pull thanks to its diversification strategy and discusses the group's Asian operations.

Prudential 'keen' for QE to end: CEO     Thu, 8 May '14 | 4:35 AM ET

Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Prudential, comments on the group's dividend policy and says that while quantitative easing was necessary, they're now eager to see it end.

David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, says when the European Central Bank begins quantitative easing, the euro will fall and this is the "only place" to make money in the currency market in 2014.

David Lebovitz, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses how the flurry of M&A deals has helped companies outperform the S&P500.

European markets opened higher on Thursday, after a controversial referendum in Ukraine was called off and following upbeat earnings from BT and Adecco.

Susan Emmett, research director at Savills, discusses the U.K. housing market and says the strong growth in prices in London is starting to filter through to the rest of the country.

Massachusetts-born actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he would love to play one of the state's most famous politicians - and member of its most prominent family - Robert Kennedy.

Ansgar Belke, director of macro economy research at the University of Duisburg-Essen, says the pain threshold for the euro is different in many euro zone countries and argues that ECB President Mario Draghi should not seek to weaken the currency just yet.

Barclays CEO defends bonus increase     Thu, 8 May '14 | 2:45 AM ET

Antony Jenkins, CEO of Barclays, says the company wanted to "protect" the people it wanted to keep in its investment bank after the bank raised bonuses in the face of criticism.

Barclays will ax 7,000 jobs in its investment bank division by 2016, but CEO Anthony Jenkins said it was the "right time" to reposition the bank.

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