Ranjith Gopinathan, programme manager, life sciences and healthcare practice at Frost & Sullivan, discusses pharmaceutical groups Merck and Pfizer ahead of their quarterly results.» Read More
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.
The euro zone must push forward with its reform agenda to accelerate growth and reduce unemployment says Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup.
Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist, at Scotiabank, says dollar/yen should move higher throughout the year as the Bank of Japan becomes "more aggressive."
The outcome of the European Union elections shows France wants a policy "of the French, for the French, with the French" says Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front party.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, discusses investor sentiment on Ukraine and explains why he¿s bearish on Germany.
Nirmal Ghosh, Indochina bureau chief for The Straits Times, comments on the latest events in Thailand, as the army coup received royal endorsement and there was no news on when elections will be held.
Nina Schick, policy analyst at Open Europe, says the European Union needs to reform now "more than ever" after elections put the union's "democratic legitimacy" under scrutiny.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, discusses European inflation and says that ECB President, Mario Draghi, signalled Monday that there would be a rate cut in the June.
Russian president Vladimir Putin calls CNBC's Geoff Cutmore "scary", adding that he has created a "businesslike" atmosphere for the panel discussion.
Russian president Vladimir Putin says the country will not ban social media websites like Facebook and Twitter in Russia.