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Rahul Sharma, founder of Neev Capital, says Sainsbury's is likely to lower its profit target and it would be "prudent" for the company to cut its dividend.

Benjamin Gutteridge, head of fund research at Brewin Dolphin, says developed market equities are the most attractive investment.

John Rogers, CFO at J Sainsbury, says the supermarket's dividend policy is "under review" but there is no decision on whether to cut it.

European shares opened lower on Wednesday, with investors taking cues from weak U.S. markets in the previous session and looking ahead to Thursday's European Central Bank (ECB) meeting.

John Rogers, CFO at J Sainsbury, says the the accounting issues that dogged Tesco are not industry-wide and he is confident in his company's own accounting practices.

Burkhard Varnholt, CIO at Julius Baer, says pushing entrepreneurship will help distribute wealth in Europe.

John Rogers, CFO at J Sainsbury, says there is a "huge structural change" in the supermarket sector.

Maxime Picat, CEO of Peugeot Brand, says the company needs to be "less French" in its international strategy but is proud to be a French brand.

Maxime Picat, CEO of Peugeot Brand, says the company needs to "accelerate" growth outside of Europe as the continent's market slows.

Andrey Kostin, chairman and CEO of VTB, says EU sanctions on Russia are "biting" but are "not deadly", adding they are the "wrong" response to the situation.

Andrey Kostin, chairman and CEO of VTB, says capital controls in Russia are not needed at this stage but said he would not rule them out.

Alexei Yakovitsky, CEO of VTB Capital, says Russia won't have a dramatic liquidity or capital crisis as a result of the sanctions.

Alexei Yakovitsky, CEO of VTB Capital, says the company is putting more focus on the Asian market but is "not closing the door" on Europe and the U.S.

CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the latest from the Conservative Party Conference from policy to jokes at the expense of Prime Minister David Cameron.

Mike Cherry, national policy chairman at the Federation of Small Businesses, says access to finance for small- and medium-sized businesses is "less of an issue".

CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports on the latest from Hong Kong where protests show no signs of abating on Chinese National Day.

The Hong Kong protests are "unsettling" for businesses, says Anson Chan, former Hong Kong chief secretary, adding that the international community should be more involved.

Anson Chan, former Hong Kong chief secretary, says the Hong Kong authorities' response to the protests is surprising, and that this crisis is entirely "of the government's making".

Why you should short the euro     Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Phyllis Papadavid, senior global foreign exchange strategist at BNP Paribas, says the latest euro zone inflation data "confirms" that investors should short the euro against a range of G10 currencies.

European market closes higher     Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed broadly higher on Tuesday, as investors focused on key data from the euro zone rather than the geopolitical risk posed by the protests in Hong Kong.

The European Commission has found that Apple's Irish tax deal was in breach of European Union law. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports on the "interesting" timing of the announcement.

Retain market weight in Hong Kong: Pro     Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 5:50 AM ET

John Krey, director at S&P Capital IQ, says investors should continue to have a "market weight" in Hong Kong despite the protests and discusses emerging markets, including India.

What to expect from Walgreens     Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 5:30 AM ET

George Hill, analyst at Deutsche Bank, discusses Walgreens ahead of earnings and explains his buy rating on the stock following the Alliance Boots acquisition.

Should you buy bad bank loans?     Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 5:20 AM ET

Zak Summerscale, CIO for European high yield ay Babson Capital, says that there are some "great opportunities" in the high yield market - such as buying loans from European bad banks.

Markets are 'very jittery': Pro     Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Ken Kamen, president at Mercadien Asset Management, says investors shouldn't be too concerned about the Hong Kong protests and discusses investment strategy.

Dennis Okhuijsen, CFO at Altice, says the group is likely to issue bonds to finance deals in the coming year and that it will divest one of its businesses for the Numericable/SFR deal to go through.

Matthew Hancock, U.K. business and enterprise minister, comments on the Conservative Party Conference - which was hit by another defection to UKIP - and on the government's shale position.

Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 foreign exchange strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says there is still room to increase dollar positions as the currency should continue its strengthen.

Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, and Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, discuss the European Commission's view that tax deals granted by Ireland to Apple constitute illegal state aid.

Richard Lewis, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says earnings have done well this summer and the market is not expecting a "rough" earnings season.

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