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.» Read More
The number of new cars registered in the European Union rose 5.5 percent in January, the fifth consecutive monthly increase in a row.
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.
Peter Spiegel, Brussels bureau chief at the Financial Times, says the Troika is frustrated over the slow pace of structural reform in Greece.
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.
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.
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".
Kosha Gada, principal at A.T. Kearney, says there is upside for Netflix as it grows its subscriber base, but the company's cost structure remains its biggest challenge.
Vashi Dominguez, founder of vashi.com, discusses the business of selling diamonds online.
Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas CIB, discusses the euro zone's economy after the latest data showed the economy grew 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter.
Cecile Bonnefond, president and CEO at Champagne Piper-Heidsieck, says there is a clear link between economic health and champagne sales.
Nick Paulson-Ellis, India country head at Espírito Santo Securities, says the Reserve Bank of India has taken the right steps to control India's inflation and the central bank has scope to ease interest rates.
Louis Kuijs, chief China economist at RBS, says China need to balance the need for growth with reining in credit demand.