Ukraine declares the end of the Easter truce, heightening concerns of an escalation of the crisis - and the possibility of Russian intervention.
French cable company Numericable's debt issue is set to beat previous records and mark the changing cycles of the markets post-credit crisis.
Greece had a primary surplus of 0.8 percent of GDP last year, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
France has outlined a slower roadmap to reduce its chronic deficit, based on growth assumptions described by an independent watchdog as risky.
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Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson, says that the decline in revenue in the first quarter was very much expected and expects sales in the mobile infrastructure business to increase as the year progresses.
MacNeil Curry, head of global technical strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects gains in the U.S. stock markets to continue and for the S&P 500 to reach new highs.
Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says the U.S. and Japan need to strengthen their economic relations and that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will be the main issue of this visit.