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European market opens higher     Wed, 3 Sep '14 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened higher on Wednesday as investors focused on the European Central Bank's policy meeting on Thursday, with some anticipating it could unveil new stimulus measures.

Robert Manz, managing partner at Enterprise Investors, says that despite the weak data, positive trends are emerging from central Europe and that right now is an "excellent time" to invest there.

Patrick Legland, global head of research at Societe Generale, says all indicators indicate Europe has slowed down and that the markets would need "far more ammunition" from the ECB to be reassured.

App Annie provides analytics and market data for the app economy explains CEO, Bertrand Schmitt, adding that growth has been "exceptional" and that there are still a lot of growth opportunities ahead.

Adam Tyler, CEO of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers, says that lending to SMEs through less traditional methods - such as broker-enabled lending - has been steadily growing.

Olly Burrows, senior banks analyst at Rabobank, says the asset quality review is a difficult balancing act for the ECB as it must be tough enough to be credible but not so tough that it crushes confidence.

Why golf and trading are similar...     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 11:45 AM ET

Gio Valiante, author of Fearless Golf, says there are "enormous" parallels between being a professional golfer and being a trader.

Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, says the group is shifting its focus from fossil fuel to biofuel, and says the new venture is "very important" for the group's financials going forward.

Professor Nat Puri, founder of Purico, argues that Scotland's economy should benefit from independence and that denying the use of the British pound would be detrimental to the rest of the U.K.

Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says that all signs point to more action from the ECB, but that it "won't be QE as we know it".

European market closes slightly lower     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares slipped to close marginally lower on Tuesday, as investors monitored events in eastern Ukraine and reacted to economic data from the region.

September trade: 'Nothing's changed'     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 5:45 AM ET

Ben Lichtenstein, president at TradersAudio.com, says investors should focus on "long-sided opportunities" as the U.S. equity market continues to be "on a tear to the upside".

Dan Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF Asset Management, says the environment is "pretty good" at the moment - especially for U.S. equities - but advises being cautious on Europe.

Jason Wagenhein, vice president at Teen Vogue, discusses the back to school season for retailers and highlights the need for a social media strategy as teenagers turn to their smartphones for inspiration.

Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains why he's cut his 12-month euro target and outlines his sector picks going forward - which include banks and health care.

European SMEs more optimistic: Pro     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 4:50 AM ET

Bronek Masojada, CEO of Hiscox, comments on a survey which found that small and medium businesses seem to have turned the corner from recent economic difficulties.

ECB to announce ABS purchases?     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, says the ECB could announce the purchase of asset-backed securities on Thursday in order to "get the liquidity flowing".

Has BT's football bet paid off?     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 4:20 AM ET

Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says BT's venture into sports TV is paying off as its broadband net add has increased significantly.

Esports: The next big tech bet?     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 3:45 AM ET

Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE, and Claire Enders, CEO of Enders Analysis, discuss the appeal of esports and how it could be lucrative for many companies.

Claire Enders, CEO of Enders Analysis, says the rise of BT Sport has not had a negative effect on its competitors.

Michael Browne, fund manager at Martin Currie, discusses the change in structure of the U.K. job market and urges other people to follow suit.

Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, discusses whether NATO could find a resolution to the Ukrainian crisis and highlights that Ukraine is "a very divided country".

CNBC's Samantha Loring looks at the geopolitical hotspots that could escalate and affect investments.

Ian Harnett, co-founder and chief investment strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says the U.K. economy bears similarities to the 1950s and stocks are set to "blast away".

European shares edged higher on Tuesday morning as investors continued to monitor events in eastern Ukraine and looked ahead to new economic data from the euro zone.

John Petter, CEO of the consumer division at BT, says Sky will have a "challenge" winning rights to soccer games in the upcoming auction.

Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, says there is little room for continued outperformance by Indian equities.

'Demand concern' in oil industry: Pro     Tue, 2 Sep '14 | 2:10 AM ET

Mark Lewis, analyst at Kepler Cheuvreux, says there are concerns over demand in the oil industry which could see prices fall in the short term.

John Petter, CEO of the consumer division at BT, says the company's investment in live soccer games has been "successful".

Peter Frank, global head G10 and Asia FX strategy at BBVA, says the euro will fall to $1.25 against the dollar by the end of the year.

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