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European shares opened higher on Thursday with investors still digesting events in Gaza and Ukraine and with a slew of data due out of the euro zone.

David Atkins, CEO of Hammerson, says the U.K. retail space is competitive and is seeing prices fall.

Joep van Beurden, CEO of CSR, says the Internet of Things will be one of the company's biggest growth areas.

Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, says the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing program is to blame for a slowdown in the emerging markets as it has delayed the need for structural reforms.

Henrik Ramlau-Hansen, CFO of Danske Bank, says the company has no plans for further expansion into Europe and is focusing on the Nordic market.

Jaap Tonckens, CFO of Unibail Rodamco, says companies are looking to take out long-term leases in shopping centers in order to "lock in" their success in a particular mall.

Demand for African debt 'strong': Pro     Thu, 24 Jul '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Richard Segal, eastern Europe and Africa credit strategist at Jefferies International, says the African economic growth story remains strong making debt in the region attractive.

Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the troubled security situation in Nigeria does not affect monetary policy decisions.

Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, discusses whether the European Union will agree on tougher sanctions on Russia at a meeting on Thursday.

Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche, says the company would consider a large acquisition if the "price is right" despite concerns over high valuations.

How to invest in energy diversification     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 11:45 AM ET

Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, head of listed equities at Impax Asset Management, says geopolitical events have shown the need for energy diversification. He selects his top "green" picks.

Telenor CEO on Ukraine, Russia business     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 11:20 AM ET

Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor, discusses the group's exposure to Ukraine and Russia and says that "economic parameters tend to shift" back into positive mood after big negative events.

European market closes higher     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed higher on Wednesday amid corporate earnings news and ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.

Nigerian monetary policy vs. terror     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 11:30 AM ET

Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the violence in the country has had very little impact on monetary policy, and discusses China's investments on the African continent.

Daimler needs structural changes: Pro     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 11:15 AM ET

Kristina Church, director for European auto and components research at Barclays, says she's worried about the long-term structural changes needed at Daimler to deal with regulatory costs.

Can Microsoft turn Nokia around?     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 5:50 AM ET

Patrick Moorhead, president and principal analyst at Moor Insight & Strategy, says he's "very skeptical" of a 2016 Nokia break-even and discusses Microsoft's mobile and cloud strategy.

Aaron Rakers, managing director at Stifel, discusses Apple's strategy in emerging markets and highlights that the group's cash position is "very consistently strong".

Deutsche Bank: What US regulators want     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 5:00 AM ET

David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, says the data Deutsche Bank's U.S. unit presents to regulators is "completely screwed up".

Daniel Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF Asset Management, discusses the earnings season and how companies "under-promising" are giving the market a boost.

David Hemming, commodities portfolio manager at Hermes Fund Managers, says that Europe "cannot afford" to upset one of its trade partners when it comes to refined oil products.

Has the BoE 'taken a step back'?     Wed, 23 Jul '14 | 4:30 AM ET

Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, comments on the latest minutes from the Bank of England and on how they could affect sterling.

Kerry Craig, market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says the market views the probability of "very strong" EU sanctions as very low.

Radek Sikorski, Polish foreign minister, discusses EU sanctions against Russia and says phase three sanctions could be introduced "as early as Thursday".

There's been a "sea-change in attitude" towards Russia and the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which could lead to a more "practical effect", says Radek Sikorski, Polish foreign minister.

Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, says the bull run in Western stocks still has two years to go.

'Solid balance in the oil market': Pro     Tue, 22 Jul '14 | 11:45 AM ET

Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, explains that oil demand is steadily rising, and says there is strong growth on the supply side to meet that demand.

Nour Al Hammoury, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, says it's a "historic day" for Saudi Arabia and the region, as the kingdom announces it will soon open its market to foreign investors.

Can Royal Mail deliver?     Tue, 22 Jul '14 | 11:15 AM ET

Alex Paterson, senior analyst at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, comments on the group's quarterly results and on the "disappointing" parcel business.

Severstal not impacted by sanctions: CFO     Tue, 22 Jul '14 | 11:10 AM ET

Alexey Kulichenko, CFO at Russian steel and mining company Severstal, says the sanctions imposed on Russia have had no impact on the group so far.

Ukraine needs the EU to speak with one voice to stop the "continuous inflow of heavy weaponry" into Russia, says Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian foreign minister.

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