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Oil giants getting their costs under control

BP's earnings are "pretty good" but there are clear signs of cost control in the industry, says Chris Wheaton, portfolio manager and analyst of oil and gas at Allianz Global Investors.

Why the UK GDP miss is important   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 4:30 AM ET
Why the UK GDP miss is important

Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses the disappointing U.K. growth figures, which come just days before a general election.

Why capital build-up is a priority for banks

Philippe Bodereau, MD and global head of financial research at Pimco, says that recent earnings reports show that capital build-up remains a big priority for many European banks.

Tech firms exploiting banking opportunities: Analyst

Edward Firth, head of European banks research at Macquarie, says tech like Apple Pay and Google Wallet have the potential to disrupt the European banking sector.

I prefer Chevron to BP: Analyst   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 3:15 AM ET
I prefer Chevron to BP: Analyst

Jason Gammel, equities analyst at Jefferies, says that despite a good quarter, BP's bottom line wasn't as impressive as numbers might suggest.

Retail investors will return to high yield: Pro

Gershon Distenfeld, director of high-yield at Alliance Bernstein, says retail investors will return to high yield markets as they search for income in low-yield environments.

Why geographical diversification works   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 2:20 AM ET
Why geographical diversification works

Spanish Bank Association President, Jose Maria Roldan, says the financial crisis was proof that geographical diversification works.

UK markets don't care who is in power: Pro   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 2:00 AM ET
UK markets don't care who is in power: Pro

Peter Elston, chief investment officer of Seneca Investment Managers, argues that the outcome of the U.K. election don't have much bearing on sterling or equity markets.

Europe opens lower; Fed meeting eyed   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 3:00 AM ET
Europe opens lower; Fed meeting eyed

European equities opened in negative territory Tuesday as caution sets in ahead of a meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers.

This election less negative than many: William Hague

William Hague, first secretary of state for the U.K., says this election campaign period is proving much less negative than those he's previously experienced.

Committed to keeping Costa Coffee: Whitbread CEO

Whitbread CEO, Andy Harrison, says that despite pressure to spin off Costa Coffee, the café chain will remain part of the company for the foreseeable future.

Whitbread CEO Andy Harrison to retire   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 1:45 AM ET
Whitbread CEO Andy Harrison to retire

Whitbread CEO, Andy Harrison, is stepping down, but says he's leaving the company in better shape than when he joined.

Tories have turned the UK around: William Hague

William Hague, first secretary of state for the U.K., said he was not disappointed with the traction of the Conservative campaign ahead of the May 7 election.

Delivering stable results despite challenges: Swedbank CEO

Swedbank CEO, Michael Wolf, says the group is producing stable results despite a challenging environment of low interest rates, deregulation and digitalization.

Economic conditions hitting growth target: Philips CEO

Philips CEO, Frans van Houten, says the company is running behind its growth target but that the shortfall is due to a slowing global economy.

Dollar faces a 'nervous few days': Pro   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 11:40 AM ET
Dollar faces a 'nervous few days': Pro

David Sneddon, managing director and global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse said the dollar basket faces a "nervous few days" ahead of the Fed meeting this week.

The SNP has been the big story of the election: YouGov

Laurence Janta-Lipinski, associate director at YouGov, said the strength of the Scottish National Party in the run-up to the U.K. general election has been the main story of the campaign so far.

Europe closes higher on Greek reshuffle; DAX up 1.9%

European equities closed higher Monday, with investor sentiment boosted by a reshuffle of the team of Greek officials that are negotiating with its creditors.

We expect to see a December rate hike: FX strategist

Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, said the strong dollar has weighed on U.S. earnings and predicts the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold off on raising rates until December.

UK has donated £500,000 to Nepal cause: Oxfam

Maya Mailer, head of humanitarian policy at Oxfam said there had been a strong response to the Nepal earthquake, with the UK donating £500,000 so far.

Equities will go higher from here: Fund manager

Christopher Mahon, director of asset allocation research at Barings, said that despite recent record highs seen in stock markets, equities will rally further.

Overhaul is bold, strategic: Deutsche Bank Co-CEO

Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Anshu Jain defends the company's overhaul plans, saying they amount to a bold and strategic move.

Overhaul plans can't be judged by market reaction: Detusche Bank Co-CEO

Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Anshu Jain says he isn't judging the merits of the bank's overhaul strategy based on the day's share price reaction.

Want to avoid another Libor incident: Deutsche Bank Co-CEO

Deutsche Bank Co-CEO Anshu Jain tells CNBC the bank is investing in controls that will help avoid the kind of behavior that led to last week's $2.5bn Libor-rigging settlement.

What will Japan gain from a TPP trade deal?

Marcel Thieliant, global economist at Capital Economics says Japan could be better integrated into the world economy through a Trans Pacific Partnership deal with the US.

Brazilian real to fall lower: FX strategist

Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi says the Brazilian fundamentals are still calling for a weaker real rate.

Is the Apple Watch a game-changer?   Fri, 24 Apr '15 | 7:00 AM ET
 Is the Apple Watch a game-changer?

Cyrus Mewawalla, MD at CM Research talks Apple ahead of the company's quarterly report.

Expect sluggish UK GDP: Pro   Fri, 24 Apr '15 | 7:00 AM ET
Expect sluggish UK GDP: Pro

Richard Hunter, head of UK equities at Hargreaves Lansdown previews UK GDP numbers.

Apple to lead markets this week: Strategist

Alan Knuckman, chief options strategist at Bulls-Eye Options, says he expects Apple to be the biggest market mover this week.

Apple to beat Q2 expectations: Analyst   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 5:15 AM ET
Apple to beat Q2 expectations: Analyst

Angelo Zino, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, shares his outlook for Apple earnings, but says he expects the tech giant to beat expectations for the second quarter.

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