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Thomas Monaco, managing director at Forensic Asia, explains his assessment of HSBC and why he believes that the group could find itself with a significant capital shortfall.
Tucker Grinnan, head of regional telecommunications research at HSBC, says the deal with Appple will "hurt" China Mobile's profit, mainly because of the "subsidy issue."
Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at Neev Capital, says that there's "another margin reset looming" for U.K. grocers after the disappointing December sales.
Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvia's acting prime minister, explains that the euro entry will boost growth and foreign investments and discusses the formation of the new government.
Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, says that HSBC's share price reaction shows that investors are not concerned about a report arguing the group is facing a major capital hole.
Chris Tinker, founding partner at Libra Investment Services, discusses Shell as the group warned of a significant fourth-quarter profit miss.
Matthew McCormick, vice president and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, comments on Goldman Sachs and Citi ahead of earnings and explains results might be a catalyst to sell on strength.
Stanley Pignal, finance correspondent for The Economist, describes BlackRock as a "spectacularly large company" with an "extraordinary growth story" and "huge impact on the market."
Hisham Ezz El Arab, chairman and managing director at CIB, discusses the Egyptian referendum and economy, which he says, remains strong as it managed to avoid bankruptcy.
Kirsty Wilson, global research editor at MergerMarket, discusses mergers and acquisitions and highlights that big deals are already being announced, which could cause "an overflow" in the early part of the year.
Joshua Miller, senior economist at RICS, says the U.K.'s housing market is gaining momentum due to a lack of stock, rising consumer confidence and falling mortgage rates.
Ephrem Ravi, head of metals and mining sector at Barclays, comments on Rio Tinto's strong production numbers and advises being cautious on the stock due to the group's dependence on iron ore.
As Kate Moss turns 40, Mark Borkowski, founder of Mark Borkowski PR discusses how she has turned her image into a powerful brand.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BoAML, expects the forthcoming Spanish bond auction to be successful and discusses falling yields across the euro zone's troubled members.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and China Mobile's chairman Xi Guohua describe their deal as a "key milestone," and say that while their pricing is more expensive than competitors', it still remains "very attractive."
Sheraz Mian, director of research at Zacks and Marty Mosby, banking analyst at Guggenheim Partners, discuss Bank of America ahead of the group's quarterly results.
Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, says that "all is set fair across the developed world" and argues that we'll be back to an "earnings-driven world" soon.
Iveta Radicova, former Slovakian prime minister, says that to adapt and grow, the European Union needs to work on a common vision.
The European Union has lost its way and must adapt to survive, the former Slovakian prime minister told CNBC.
Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, discusses Hong Kong and government measures to deal with housing shortages.