Dick Bove, vice president of equity research for teh financial sector at Rafferty Capital, discusses the banking sector following Bank of America's "extraordinary" trading results, and says this year should be "very good" for the industry.» Read More
Harald Henrikse, head of autos research for EMEA at Nomura, discusses Peugeot's rescue plan with Dongfeng.
Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management, says the recent poor performance in the equity market has been due to sentiment rather than fundamentals.
Matthew Plowright, principal at China Confidential, says the cultural awareness of Chinese tourists is changing as outbound travel spending from the world's second-largest economy is set to soar.
Michael Markus, general manager at Orange County Water District, discusses his company's technology and how it has been used to combat water shortages.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says the market is over-expectant about the possibility that the Bank of Japan will introduce more aggressive easing.
The U.K.'s annual inflation rate fell to 1.9 percent in January, below the Bank of England's 2 percent target.
Paul Gait, senior metals and mining research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says the iron ore price is falling due to record production volume which is helping the big miners like BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.
The number of new cars registered in the European Union rose 5.5 percent in January, the fifth consecutive monthly increase in a row.
Peter Spiegel, Brussels bureau chief at the Financial Times, says the Troika is frustrated over the slow pace of structural reform in Greece.
John Hardy, FX strategist at Saxo Bank, says that sterling could go higher especially if U.K. and U.S. economic data continue to diverge but it is heading towards the top.
Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, says that despite disappointing GDP data on Monday, she is still positive for Japan's economy longer term.
Stacey Widlitz, an analyst at SW retail advisors, says we'll have to wait until March to see if it's the weather or the consumer 'falling off' behind softer U.S. retail sales.
Sarah Hewin, head of research for Europe at Standard Chartered Bank, explains the importance of Matteo Renzi's proposed political and economic reforms for Italy.
Sam Bowman, research director at the Adam Smith Institute, says banks like the Royal Bank of Scotland could move to England if Scotland got independence as there would be no guarantee of getting a bailout should the institution collapse.
Guy Foster, group strategist at Brewin Dolphin, says the U.S. Federal Reserve will continue with its tapering plans even if weak economic data emerges.
Allegra Perry, managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald, says fashion shows like London Fashion Week are a "vital" part of marketing for luxury brands.
Lucio Malan, an Italian senator for Forza Italia-PdL, says the party will support electoral reform in Italy and will push for fresh elections if the reform law passes.
Marco Valli, chief Italian economist at Unicredit, says Matteo Renzi will attempt to push through many reforms but will have to deal with the same people as Enrico Letta which could hamper his progress.
Tomo Kinoshita, chief Japan economist at Nomura, says the sales tax hike in Japan will only create one quarter of negative growth for Japan.
Scott Shellady, senior vice president of derivatives at Trean, says equities will end the year up 15 percent but warns it will be a "long and bloody ride".