ECB president Mario Draghi says the key ECB interest rate will remain at "present or lower levels for an extended period of time" to assist the moderate recovery in the euro zone.» Read More
Andrea Illy, chairman and CEO of illicaffé, discusses the group's coffee bean buying strategy and reveals that the price volatility is "very difficult to manage."
Volker Wieland, member of the German Council of Economic Experts, says further easing from the ECB is not required as there is no threat of serious deflation in the euro area.
Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial, says the geopolitical tensions in Ukraine have been pushed to the sidelines and markets will rally.
James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, says the euro zone's economy is recovering but at a "lackluster" pace, after the 0.3 percent fourth quarter GDP growth was confirmed.
Anthony Lawler, portfolio manager at GAM, says investors are looking towards hedge funds that can take advantage of the valuation "dispersion" of stocks, but do not want to increase their exposure to bonds.
Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says the U.K. economy's resilience to the extreme flooding was "impressive" after February's services PMI data remained strong.
PK Basu, chief strategist at REAL-Economics, says reform is facing "significant setback" in China and the 7.5 percent growth rate set by the government is "worrying".
Scott Kessler, head of technology sector equity research at S&P Capital IQ, says Alibaba's IPO will be a "catalyst" to push Yahoo's stock higher. Yahoo has a 24 percent stake in the Chinese ecommerce platform.
Dmytro Sholomko, country manager of Ukraine at Google, says social networking websites saw "enormous" activity during the recent uprising in Ukraine.
Despite recent poor U.S. auto sales, Daimler has managed to grow because of the "unbelievable" reception of its new models, Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche tells CNBC.
Dieter Zetsche, Daimler chairman tells CNBC that the group expects a "decent" European recovery this year and says the ECB has struck "the right balance."
The Ukrainian government is legitimate and Russia "needs to cope with this", Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister told CNBC, urging Putin to "immediately pull back" Russian troops.
The Ukrainian economy has collapsed says Pavlo Sheremeta, Ukraine's economy minister, adding that the country now needs to quickly design and implement an austerity program.
German chancellor, Angela Merkel tells the British parliament that Europe needs to create a "sound and responsible" financial system in which banks must "contribute to the common will."
Europe needs to reform its political shape while ensuring the freedom of its citizens and markets, German chancellor, Angela Merkel told the British Parliament in a speech.
Those with expectations of her speech heralding a new future for the UK in Europe "are in for a disappointment" jokes German chancellor, Angela Merkel as she addresses the UK parliament.
Ben Broadbent, member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, says people are focusing too much on when - or if - the Bank of England will raise interest rates.
Burt Flickinger, managing director at Strategis Resource Insight Group, comments on Target ahead of the group's result and says it should set a new record regarding litigation and liability costs due to its data breaches.
The last day of the Mobile World Congress is all about big data and software, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt, who catches up with Foursquare and Citrix.
Daniel Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF Asset Management, discusses the U.S. economy and says the recent soft data is a blip as the underlying factors remain "fine."