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European market closes lower     Mon, 22 Sep '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed down on Monday, with sentiment curbed by lower commodity prices, as well as an unexpected profit warning from U.K. supermarket Tesco.

Michael Fries, CEO of Liberty Global, says he is "not interested" in being acquired by Vodafone after reports the telecoms giant's CEO Vittorio Colao expressed interest in the company.

CNBC follows Elie Saab, founder and chairman of the fashion label that carries his name, to his Paris studios to take a closer look at the preparation for his catwalk show.

What makes Elie Saab so successful     Sun, 21 Sep '14 | 7:00 PM ET

With hours to go before the collection debuts, CNBC goes backstage to talk to models and staff about Elie Saab's look and vision.

Elie Saab: 'We want to have an IPO'     Sun, 21 Sep '14 | 7:00 PM ET

The end of a catwalk show is a "magic moment" says Elie Saab, founder and chairman of the fashion label that carries his name, adding that his vision for the brand's future includes an IPO.

Elie Saab, founder and chairman of the fashion label that carries his name, discusses his plan to bring a fashion degree into the Arab world and his inspirations as a young designer.

CNBC retraces Elie Saab's beginnings from middle-class boy in war-torn Lebanon to "creative genius" and self-made businessman.

Haute couture means "No limit" says Elie Saab, founder and chairman of the fashion label that carries his name. He also discusses his love for Beirut and how the group's ateliers will never leave Lebanon's capital city.

US equities 'riding the tide': Pro     Mon, 22 Sep '14 | 5:50 AM ET

Michael W. Gurka, Founder and president at BruinHill Partners, explains that he is rather bullish on U.S. equities and discusses the dollar.

How to trade Alibaba     Mon, 22 Sep '14 | 5:40 AM ET

R.J. Hottovy, global director of consumer equity research and senior restaurant and retail analyst at Morningstar, says Alibaba's expansion outside of China will be challenging.

Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says that the ECB's reluctance to use quantitative easing means the central bank is likely to "fall short" of its balance sheet expansion target.

Silver and gold to fall further?     Mon, 22 Sep '14 | 4:40 AM ET

Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of silver and gold and says "enormous" pressure is generating "further downside momentum" for silver prices.

Ebrahim Rahbari, director of European and global economics at Citi Research, discusses the "fundamental differences in opinion" between Germany and France when it comes to fiscal policy.

Tesco's stock price fell to its lowest level since 2003 after the group announced it had launched an investigation into a misstated profit, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

Nicla Di Palma, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says Hennes & Mauritz's operating margins are likely to fall in the face of increasing retail competition.

Erkut Ozer, CEO of Global Trading Enterprises, says China's growing appetite for chocolate is pushing the price of cocoa higher.

Ludovic Subran, chief economist and director of economic research at Euler Hermes, says France is a "slow reformer" and will take time to introduce necessary reforms.

TLTRO not the end of ECB stimulus: Pro     Thu, 18 Sep '14 | 7:00 PM ET

Ricardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International, says the ECB's TLTRO is not the last of the stimulus measures the central bank will introduce.

Labour's pledge to raise the minimum wage will not lead to job losses as the timeframe will allow businesses to adapt, says Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills.

Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills, discusses devolution and says the U.K. should devolve powers for regions to grow better.

Diana Laurillard, professor at London Knowledge Lab, discusses massive open online courses or MOOCS, and how businesses are welcoming their development.

Sterling/dollar is a 'clear sell': Pro     Mon, 22 Sep '14 | 2:25 AM ET

Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, says sterling/dollar will be "dragged lower" as political uncertainty in the U.K. continues.

Bull market 'well supported': Pro     Mon, 22 Sep '14 | 3:15 AM ET

Didier Duret, chief investment officer at ABN Amro Private Banking, and Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discuss whether emerging or developed market stocks are the best place to invest.

Ewen Cameron Watt, chief investment strategist at BlackRock Investment Institute, says that the Tesco announcement that it has overstated its half-year profits could be the start of a clean-up of the business as new management steps in.

European shares opened lower on Monday, tracking their Asian counterparts with growth concerns in the region returning.

Gary Weiss, head of Nordic M&A at JPMorgan, says M&A of Nordic companies is "diversified" but technology is still a strong sector.

Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite, criticizes the U.K. government and says the Labour party will win the next election.

U.K. Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls says the Prime Minister David Cameron is playing "short-term politics" by giving more powers to Scotland and says further devolution needs to be "fair".

U.K. Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls says the rise in minimum wage is a "tough" decision but can but introduced without costing jobs.

Adam Farlow, partner at Baker & McKenzie, says Alibaba's success reflected in the share price pop on its IPO, shows investors' "trust" in the company.

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