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France labor market too rigid: Siemens     Thu, 28 Aug '14 | 2:10 AM ET

Christophe de Maistre, chairman of Siemens France, says France's labor market is too rigid and costs need to be reduced.

The 'sadomonetarists' at the Riksbank     Thu, 28 Aug '14 | 1:54 AM ET

CNBC's Louisa Bojesen looks at the Swedish economy and why policymakers at the country's central bank - the Riksbank' - have been dubbed "sadomonetarists".

CNBC Meets: The Duke of York, part two     Mon, 25 Aug '14 | 7:00 PM ET

In part two, HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew talks about his latest charitable projects and public duties.

French companies need 'freedom': CEO     Thu, 28 Aug '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Alain Roumilhac, president of ManpowerGroup France, says there are too many rules on French companies which need to be freed up.

Magnus Alvesson, head of economic forecast at Swedbank, says the Swedish electorate is looking for an alternative to the current government.

CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on what to expect from Recep Tayyip Erdogan's reign as President and whether he has the support of the West.

CNBC Meets: The Duke of York, part one     Mon, 25 Aug '14 | 7:00 PM ET

CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to HRH The Duke of York, second son and third child of reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Patrick de Maeseneire, CEO of Adecco Group, says the French economy is in a "difficult" place.

Start-up: Mallow & Marsh     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 11:45 AM ET

Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie, founder of Mallow and Marsh, explains how her business grew from making marshmallows in her kitchen to a recent deal with supermarket chain Sainsbury's.

Why Honda 'succeeds at globalisation'     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 11:40 AM ET

Jeffery Rothfeder, author of "Driving Honda", says that Honda's strategy of setting up localized operations in every market it goes into means the group gets the best margins in the auto industry.

France has 'stalled': Kingfisher CEO     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 11:30 AM ET

Ian Cheshire, Kingfisher's chief executive, discusses the French business environment and says that he agrees with the French prime minister's call for monetary policy easing from the ECB.

Denis Kessler, CEO of Scor, says the French cabinet reshuffle is an "historical event" but that it comes "very late" and that France needs to start an austerity program.

European market closes flat-to-higher     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares closed flat-to-higher on Wednesday as investors considered the possibility of more monetary easing in the euro zone.

MacNeil Curry, head of global tehcnical strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says there is further upside for the S&P 500 over the course of the next few weeks.

Tiffany's to report 'mixed bag': Pro     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 5:40 AM ET

Brian Nagel, senior equity research analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., discusses Tiffany's ahead of earnings and says there¿s further upside for the stock.

John Wonfor, global head of tax at BDO International, says the Canadian tax system is a lot more competitive than in the U.S. - especially regarding the repatriation of overseas profits

Brad McMillan, chief investment officer at Commonwealth Financial Network, , discusses U.S. markets after the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high.

Has the US dollar peaked?     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 4:30 AM ET

Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, says he is now selling the U.S. dollar, arguing that the currency has peaked as both a trade and reserve currency.

Ukraine: 'Notable shift in the crisis'     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 4:15 AM ET

Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, says there's been a "notable shift" in the Russia-Ukraine crisis as Kiev is now under increasing pressure to negotiate with separatists.

Should the ECB start a QE program?     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Stephen Cohen, chief investment strategist at iShares EMEA, says quantitative easing from the ECB would not make that big a difference on euro zone yields but would push risk assets higher.

David Barrow, director of Windship, talks about the company's wing-like sails that can be fitted to ships in order to help it save on fuel costs.

Fears over Turkish politics overblown?     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 3:30 AM ET

Mike Harris, head of Turkey product at Renaissance Capital, discusses the political scene in Turkey and whether investors' fears over the country's stability are justified.

George Godber, fund manager at Miton Group, says U.K. supermarkets will be a good bet for investors over the next 12 months.

'Valuations are not your friend': Pro     Wed, 27 Aug '14 | 3:00 AM ET

Tappan Dattan, global head of asset allocation at Aon Hewitt, says in a market of high valuations and low volatility, investors should take protection.

Peter Wüthrich, chief investment officer at Sound Capital, says continued weakness in the German economy could be a trigger for further ECB action.

European shares opened slightly lower on Wednesday as investors considered record highs for the U.S stock market, ongoing tensions in Ukraine and the possibility of more monetary easing in the euro zone.

Jean Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says the ECB has already announced policies that it needs to implement before it considers quantitative easing.

Jean Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says "it would be better" for Germany to post a smaller current account surplus and invest more in the domestic economy.

Jean Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says the ECB is an "independent institution" and no government can block it from taking action.

Jean Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says it was "unacceptable" for former French economy minister Arnaud Montebourg to criticize the government, adding his replacement Emmanuel Macron will instil confidence.

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