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European shares close higher     Thu, 23 Oct '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed higher on Thursday tracking a rally in the U.S., as better-than-expected economic data helped ease fears over lackluster corporate earnings.

CEO of Kingfisher says Tesco is still a very important company for the UK and it can be turned around.

Europe needs more stimulus: Soros     Thu, 23 Oct '14 | 11:05 AM ET

George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, warns that monetary policy on its own is not enough to reinvigorate Europe¿s ailing economy, and fiscal stimulus is needed.

Bob McKee, chief economist at Independent Strategy says the recent correction in stocks was well-deserved and European equities will continue to struggle.

Will you miss Nokia?     Thu, 23 Oct '14 | 11:00 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han takes a look back at the Nokia mobile through the ages.

Andrew Wilson, CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management International, says that "calm" has returned to asset markets and adds that central bank policy will continue to be easy.

Annika Falkengren, CEO of SEB, says there is an "exceptional economic climate" in Europe and calls for caution.

Matthew Kupfer, reporter at CBC News, says Canadians are trying to process the events of the shooting in Ottawa.

Guy Spier, president of Aquamarine Capital Management and author of "The Education of a Value Investor", says the finance industry has "failed broader society" and there needs to be more accountability.

Katie Koch, head of global portfolio solutions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says she expects the European Central Bank to carry out full blown quantitative easing.

Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says the country's central bank "will not participate" in currency interventions.

Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says the country's economy will face a "challenge" if the oil price hits $80 per barrel or below.

How to solve the EU's energy issues     Thu, 23 Oct '14 | 4:40 AM ET

Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, discusses the reform needed in the European Union energy market to make it more competitive.

Tesco in 'huge turmoil': Pro     Thu, 23 Oct '14 | 4:30 AM ET

Stephen Springham, senior retail analyst at Planet Retail, says new Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has a "massive task ahead of him" to turn around the struggling U.K. supermarket.

Germany weakness 'overstated': Pro     Thu, 23 Oct '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, says the weak economic data coming out of Germany has "overstated" the weakness in the euro zone's largest economy.

Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie discusses his attempt to raise £80 million ($128 million) to win the America's Cup.

Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie, offers advice to investors on what it takes to be a winner in sports and in the markets.

Ken Courtis, chairman of Starfort Holdings, says a lack of growth, rising debt, and fall in commodity prices should be worries for investors.

Bryan Carter, emerging market debt strategist at Acadian Asset Management, says he is looking for emerging and frontier markets that are cutting interest rates to invest in.

European shares are expected to open lower on Thursday with Chinese data and a decline in the oil price weighing on sentiment while the shooting of a soldier in Ottawa increased fears about terrorist attacks in the country.

Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says President Vladimir Putin needs to push structural reform.

Mats Granryd, CEO of Tele2, says data usage in Sweden is "sky rocketing" and the company is growing because of it.

Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, one of the underwriters for the Alibaba IPO, said the flotation was a "landmark transaction".

Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says market volatility is difficult for some parts of the bank but benefiting others.

Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of Novozymes, says the falling oil price is not having an effect on the company's bio energy business.

Tesco reported pre-tax profit fell by 91.9 percent to £112 million in the first half of 2014, as it confirmed that previously profits had been overstated by £263 million, more than the £250 million originally estimated.

Sandrine Dixson-Declève, director of the Prince of Wales EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, a business leaders group, says tougher climate rules will help jobs and growth in the 28-nation bloc.

Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, says biotechnology and energy could be big growth drivers for the company in the future.

Eivind Kallevik, CFO of Norsk Hydro, says the U.S. and China continue to be strong for the company.

Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says he would consider a return to government if it wants reform, adding "painful steps" are needed to "cure" the country's economy.

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