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European shares closed higher Monday as investors reacted to the results of European Parliament elections and presidential elections in Ukraine. Markets in the U.K. and the U.S. are both closed for a public holiday.

Manchester United brand at risk?     Mon, 26 May '14 | 5:40 AM ET

The Manchester United brand was hit hard by its poor season explains Robert Haigh, communications director at Brand Finance, warning that "things could go haywire" if it had another bad season.

Andrii Deshchytsiya, Ukrainian minister of foreign affairs, says re-establishing control in eastern Ukraine is a priority and discusses relations with Russia following the election of a new president.

BoJ to become 'more aggressive': Pro     Mon, 26 May '14 | 5:30 AM ET

Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist, at Scotiabank, says dollar/yen should move higher throughout the year as the Bank of Japan becomes "more aggressive."

Marine Le Pen on election victory     Mon, 26 May '14 | 5:19 AM ET

The outcome of the European Union elections shows France wants a policy "of the French, for the French, with the French" says Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front party.

The euro zone must push forward with its reform agenda to accelerate growth and reduce unemployment says Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup.

Should you be bearish on Germany?     Mon, 26 May '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, discusses investor sentiment on Ukraine and explains why he¿s bearish on Germany.

Nirmal Ghosh, Indochina bureau chief for The Straits Times, comments on the latest events in Thailand, as the army coup received royal endorsement and there was no news on when elections will be held.

EU must reform now: Analyst     Mon, 26 May '14 | 4:30 AM ET

Nina Schick, policy analyst at Open Europe, says the European Union needs to reform now "more than ever" after elections put the union's "democratic legitimacy" under scrutiny.

Draghi signalling credit easing: Pro     Mon, 26 May '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, discusses European inflation and says that ECB President, Mario Draghi, signalled Monday that there would be a rate cut in the June.

Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO at Novozymes, discusses the EU election results in Denmark, where the far-right came out on top, and says that businesses would rather Europe "come together" on a number of issues.

Francois Mallet, global head of strategic cooperation at Kepler Cheuvreux, says that further action from the ECB should provide strong support for the equity market.

There is a lot of liquidity in the system, leading CFOs tell CNBC, with corporate bonds very attractive. However, the ECB should make sure that smaller companies in the European periphery can access it easily.

Can Euroskeptics impact businesses?     Mon, 26 May '14 | 2:30 AM ET

Euroskeptic parties were the clear winner of the European Union elections. CNBC asks CFOs if this is likely to weigh on the business environment in the region.

What's the outlook for Russia?     Mon, 26 May '14 | 2:30 AM ET

Nearly two-thirds of CNBC's CFO Council see a modest decline for Russia and eastern Europe's GDP over the next six months. Leading CFOs tell CNBC what they expect from the region.

European market opens higher     Mon, 26 May '14 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened higher on Monday as investors reacted to the results of European Parliament elections. Markets in the U.K. and the U.S. are both closed for a public holiday.

Putin was very open with CNBC: Anchor     Mon, 26 May '14 | 2:45 AM ET

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, gave CNBC a "very open opportunity" to quiz him with "absolutely no restrictions" says CNBC's Geoff Cutmore. Would other world leaders have done the same?

Elena Panaritis, economist and founder of Thought 4 Action, comments on the results on the European and local elections in Greece and what it means for the government.

Is Italy's coalition in danger?     Mon, 26 May '14 | 2:10 AM ET

Francesco Galietti, founder of Policysonar, says that while Matteo Renzi, Italy's prime minister was comforted by the outcome of the European election, his coalition partners are "struggling to survive."

Sergei Kruglik, director of international affairs at National Bank of Ukraine, says the outcome of the Ukrainian election sends a positive signal to investors and discusses the challenges facing the new President.

Beat Wittmann, CEO of TCMG Asset Management, says that investors are committing more money to equities and expects the asset class to outperform cash and fixed income in the next five years.

How to invest in metals     Mon, 26 May '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Raju Daswani, CEO of Metal Bulletin Research, says the aluminium market is still in a "fundamentally weak position" and advises taking a closer look at nickel.

UKIP heading a 'people's army': Farage     Mon, 26 May '14 | 1:48 AM ET

The U.K. public has not been told the truth about Europe says UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, adding that the party is creating a "people's army" to fight the establishment.

Ukraine must reform quickly: Klitschko     Mon, 26 May '14 | 1:37 AM ET

Vitali Klitschko, newly-elected mayor of Kiev, says the elected authorities have to reform quickly and work "as one team" to destroy corruption.

Don't expect strong euro weakness: Pro     Mon, 26 May '14 | 1:00 AM ET

Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of foreign exchange research at Commerzbank, says the impact of the European election results shouldn¿t be too significant on the euro and discusses the ECB.

Alexey Uljukaev, economy minister for Russia, says that domestic investment is most important for Russia's economy.

European shares closed slightly up on Friday, having wavered throughout the day, after weak German business morale figures capped any significant gains.

Russian president Vladimir Putin calls CNBC's Geoff Cutmore "scary", adding that he has created a "businesslike" atmosphere for the panel discussion.

Russian president Vladimir Putin says the country will not ban social media websites like Facebook and Twitter in Russia.

Russian president Vladimir Putin, says that despite the country's recent tensions with international bodies, he hopes "peaceful negotiations" will continue in all diplomatic processes.

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