Nicholas Watson, Latin America analyst at Teneo Intelligence, says an Argentine default is the most likely scenario, but that and eleventh-hour deal could still be reached.» Read More
Michael Henderson, senior emerging markets economist at Maplecroft, says the Brazilian central bank is likely to start hiking rates again towards the end of the year as inflation continues to increase.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, says buyers' appetite in the London housing market is losing momentum as a few constraints are kicking in.
Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investments Advisors, says the drop in Japanese retail sales was widely expected by the market and advises how to invest in Japan.
Paul Sedgwick, head of investment at Frank Investments, comments on Apple¿s acquisition of Beats and says there should be a broader pick-up in M&A deals over the next few months as confidence grows.
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, head of equity and dreivative strategy for Europe at BNP Paribas, says it's "highly probable" the German DAX will hit 10,000.
Brigitte de Lima, senior health care analyst at Results Healthcare, discusses Valeant as Allergan rejects its takeover bid and following news that it will sell some assets to Nestle.
David Wu, luxury goods and beauty analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, expects Michael Kors' results to beat market expectations, and discusses the outlook for the group.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenbglatt Securities, argues that the U.S. equity market is set up for a rally,and says consumer staples and telcos are the best positioned sectors a leg up.
Scott Knight, partner at BDO, explains why a chasm in sentiment between companies and those advising them on IPOs is developing.
Wolfgang Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, says the nomination of the European Commission president will require a "grand bargain", and discusses Italian politics following the European elections.
Mayuree Chowvikran, investment strategist at Maybabk KimEng Securities, says the worst is over for the Thai economy, as domestic consumption should pick up again in June.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, comments on recent U.S. data and advises on how to invest in the dollar.
A deposit rate cut by the ECB won't do much, says Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He also discusses how the ECB is trying to address the lack of credit available for small businesses across Europe.
Juan Sartori, founder and president at Union Group, discusses investing in Latin America, and says early stage investments in smaller economies such as Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay are quite attractive.
William Vereker, head of corporate client solutions for EMEA at UBS, discusses the IPO market, and says recent growth is due to greater confidence and easy access to capital.
John McGloin, executive chairman at Amara Mining, explains that mining gold in the Ivory Coast in Africa is cheap because of "phenomenal¿ infrastructure and the governmental backing.
Anthony Skinner, head of MENA at Maplecroft, discusses the Egyptian elections and points out that a significant segment of the population is boycotting the vote.
Pfizer's CEO, Ian Read, has issued a statement criticizing AstraZeneca and the U.K. government. However, the U.S. giant still has at least three months to woo shareholders, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, says the main impact of the EU election will be on domestic politics and advises buying periphery bonds on the dips.
The Manchester United brand was hit hard by its poor season explains Robert Haigh, communications director at Brand Finance, warning that "things could go haywire" if it had another bad season.