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European shares had another cautious start on Tuesday as investors continue to consider stock valuations, the possibility of policy action from the European Central Bank (ECB) and upcoming elections.

Simon Weeden, head of European telecoms research at Citi, says Vodafone is hoping that improving its 4G network will help the company consolidate in the U.S. market.

Toby Syfret, chief TV research analyst at Enders Analysis, discusses how AT&T's potential acquisition of DirecTV will benefit both companies.

Oil likely to see further upside: Pro     Tue, 20 May '14 | 2:15 AM ET

Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says the oil price is likely to see further upside as supply risks begin to hit the market.

Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore, says consumers are eating out more as the economy recovers which has helped the company improve its sales.

CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on the "robust" response from the Chinese government after it was accused by the U.S. of cyber-espionage.

Paul Gambles, managing director at MBMG Global, says Thailand's economy has continued functioning despite the tense political landscape in the country.

Kiran Kowshik, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, and Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, discuss the effect housing trends have on the foreign exchange market and which currencies to buy.

Credit Suisse will pay $2.5 billion in fines and restitution after the bank admitted wrongdoing in helping Americans avoid domestic tax.

Pono player prepares for launch: CEO     Mon, 19 May '14 | 11:40 AM ET

The Pono Player aims to give music lovers a high-quality affordable portable experience, and was the third-largest kickstarted campaign, John Hamm, Pono CEO tells CNBC.

José Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, former member of the ECB executive board, says the ECB is considering all action, and discusses the rally in the euro.

Should you be neutral on equities?     Mon, 19 May '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Tom Elliott, international investment strategist at DeVere Group, says he's neutral on equities because of low capital expenditure levels in the U.S. and the U.K., and because loan growth in Europe is being held back by capital ratio requirements.

European market closes mixed     Mon, 19 May '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European closed mixed on Monday, with traders shunning riskier assets amid concerns over stock valuations, policy action from the European Central Bank and upcoming elections in the region.

Execution risk and the disruptive element of Pfizer's offer on AstraZeneca's pipeline were also taken into consideration before rebuffing the U.S. giant, Leif Johansson, chairman at AstraZeneca, tells CNBC.

Leif Johansson, AstraZeneca's chairman, says the group engaged with shareholders before rejecting Pfizer's offer and included their price conditions for a deal after "very strong feedback" from shareholders.

Upside for Indian stocks?     Mon, 19 May '14 | 2:00 AM ET

Alan Higgins, U.K. CIO at Coutts, says Indian equities are expensive, but there could be potential upside if the new government implements the right reform.

Solar: Will it power the planet?     Wed, 14 May '14 | 7:00 PM ET

New advances in solar energy may transform the way we power our homes. CNBC explains.

Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio.com, says that a "major divergence" is developing in the U.S. market as the Russell and Nasdaq are "unwilling" to participate in the rally.

Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks MacDonald, discusses the momentum stocks sell-off and the rotation from small caps into large caps.

Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow secretary of State for business, innovation and skills, says that, in some cases, governments should intervene to protect domestic companies from foreign takeovers.

ECB rate cut will push euro lower: Pro     Mon, 19 May '14 | 5:20 AM ET

Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, says the German flash PMI data out this week will be "absolutely critical" as a poor figure would escalate chances of ECB action.

Anshu Jain, co-CEO at Deutsche Bank, says the bank is very "focused" on its U.S. strategy and that it has a targeted plan to narrow the "competitive gap" there.

Deutsche Bank is taking steps to increase its capital reserves to take advantage of the "tectonic plate shift in European banking", Anshu Jain, co-CEO at Deutsche Bank told CNBC.

While AstraZeneca's management has rejected Pfizer's latest offer, there is still "some wriggle room." However, six months are needed before another offer can be brought forward, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

Ryanair: Expect 'very good summer'     Mon, 19 May '14 | 4:40 AM ET

Stephen Furlong, senior transport analyst at Davy research, discusses why Ryanair's stock rose on Monday morning despite the group posting its first profit drop in five years.

Savvas Neophytou, pharmaceutical analyst at Panmure Gordon, says the probability of any further move from Pfizer on AstraZeneca has been greatly reduced as both groups disagree on the value of AstraZeneca's pipeline.

Malek Bou-Diab, portfolio manager at Bellevue African Opportunities, says structural reforms being carried out by African countries present opportunities for investing in the region, despite some of the political and security tensions that remain.

Bruce Stokes, director of the global economic program at the Pew Research Center, says support for the European Union is "rebounding" but in some countries it remains low.

Antonio Barroso, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the Portuguese government will not backtrack on its tough austerity reforms, but will need to offer voters incentives ahead of the election.

India: Market has room to move further     Mon, 19 May '14 | 4:30 AM ET

Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, says a lot has already been priced into Indian assets but that the market still "has room to move."

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