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Michael Metcalfe, head of multi-asset strategy at State Street Global Markets, says that the "global slowdown in inflation" is partly driven by commodity prices.

Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says it's been a "phenomenal" month for the global economy. He adds that the close timing of action from the Bank of Japan and the Bank of England suggests policymakers are channeling a "global coordinated response".

Europe markets close sharply higher     Fri, 31 Oct '14 | 12:30 AM ET

European shares ended the day sharply higher on Friday, after the Bank of England outlined tougher leverage rules for banks and the Bank of Japan expanded its monetary base target.

As London house prices continue to grow, being willing to spend an extra minute on the commute by buying outside London could significantly cut your home purchase.

Interview with the Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen

Chief economic correspondent for POLITICO, Ben White, says the U.S. midterm vote will not be "the kind of election that clarifies everything", causing further polarization during 2016 campaign.

President and CEO of Mobileiron, Bob Tinker, says that they are "executing well" in the mobile management and security segment.

QE will be 'waiting on the sidelines'     Fri, 31 Oct '14 | 5:55 AM ET

Founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, Todd Horwitz, says that the Fed are "standing right in the sidelines" in case markets show "any sign of weakness."

American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis says there's a 70 percent chance of the Republicans taking the senate thanks to U.S. President Barack Obama's low approval rating.

Oil giants to curtail capital plans?     Fri, 31 Oct '14 | 5:25 AM ET

President & CEO of Stephenson & Company Capital Management, John Stephenson, expects some oil giants to "announce some curtailment of capital plans" today.

Founder of Gavekal Draganomics and Reuters' New York Times Columnist, Anatole Kaletsky, says that the Bank of Japan's move was a "huge amplification" to the central banks worldwide, but is still "bearish" due to Japan's future tax increase.

With the popularity of electric cars on the rise, how will they be charged?

Halloween: A cut-throat market?     Thu, 30 Oct '14 | 8:00 PM ET

Halloween has become one of the most important event for U.K. retailers but the battle for sales is leaving some shops struggling.

European shares opened higher on Friday after data showed that the U.S. economy grew more than expected in the last quarter.

We live in a low-yield and low growth world and investors need to adjust their perspectives of what's an attractive return, Michael Krautzberger, CIO and Head of Euro Fixed Income at BlackRock, tells CNBC.

Despite Norway's low unemployment and economic growth, the country has to attract solid investments over the longer-term, Siv Jensen, Finance Minister of Norway, told CNBC, particularly when oil prices are fluctuating.

Business as a whole is going strong but geo-political such as ISIS, Ebola and Hong Kong protests have influenced corporate decision-making and made clients more cautious about the future, Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, tells CNBC.

Banks need to be more transparent     Fri, 31 Oct '14 | 3:00 AM ET

Banks need to move towards greater transparency so markets can see what¿s going on without having to take what the banks tell us at face value, Nick Carn, Founder of Carn Macro Advisors, tells CNBC.

Do electric vehicles have a future?     Fri, 31 Oct '14 | 2:45 AM ET

Electric vehicles are making inroads into European automobile markets but getting prices down is "a real challenge," Darran Messem, MD of Certification and International Director at The Carbon Trust, tells CNBC.

As the French economy struggles, Lars Machenil, chief financial officer at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that investment in structural reforms was ¿still in negative territory¿ in France

The Bank of Japan has announced further easing on Friday, citing concerns that a decline in oil prices would hurt consumer prices. The Japanese yen could weaken to 115 against the dollar, Geoffrey Yu, FX Strategist at UBS, told CNBC.

Europe can "never say never" to beginning its own quantitative easing program but there is no scope for it right now, Ewald Nowotny, Governor of the Austrian National Bank and ECB governing council member, told CNBC.

Alcatel-Lucent up 16% on Q3 results     Thu, 30 Oct '14 | 12:35 PM ET

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes has "no time to waste with speculation" that the telecom giant might be interested in M&A. That's after it posted a 34% jump in gross profit margins.

'No drama' at Suez Environment     Thu, 30 Oct '14 | 12:45 PM ET

There's "no drama whatsoever" at Suez Environment, says Jean-Marc Boursier, the deputy CEO in charge of finance. That's despite the need to "battle a bit" given the European economy, and to continue with cost cuts.

Learn more about the gaming industry     Wed, 29 Oct '14 | 8:00 PM ET

Find out more about the next steps for the $93 billion game industry, from game practices to entry into the cloud.

The future of gaming     Wed, 29 Oct '14 | 8:00 PM ET

With Microsoft and Amazon taking to the cloud, who will win and lose in the volatile gaming market?

Google looks at augmented reality     Wed, 29 Oct '14 | 8:00 PM ET

Google is looking at augmented reality gaming that doesn't involve visors or splashing out on home-integrated hardware.

Europe's tech sector is gaining momentum with its "high concentration of talent", which is "fuelled by passion".

Amazon's next big play? Gaming     Wed, 29 Oct '14 | 8:00 PM ET

Amazon is diving into the competitive gaming industry, and could end up dominating the market by moving games to the "cloud". High resource games - which would normally require external hardware - will be rendered more easily with Amazon's servers.

Gaming: No longer the 'underdog'?     Wed, 29 Oct '14 | 8:00 PM ET

Worth $93 billion, the gaming industry is one of the "most volatile plays" in the entertainment industry. Who will flourish and who will sink as the gaming world heads into a new digital era?

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