Beat Siegenthaler, emerging markets strategist at Commerzbank Securities, says comments by Fed's chair, Janet Yellen, have "created more problems for the dollar."» Read More
Timothy Ash, head of emerging markets research ex-Africa at Standard Bank, says the market wants an "aggressive move" from the Turkish central bank as the policy so far has been "confusing."
Charles Dumas, chief economist at Lombard Street Research, discusses emerging markets and says the underlying issue is the Chinese slowdown.
Luis Videgaray Caso, Mexico's finance minister, expects the market to "differentiate" Mexico from other emerging markets due to the country's good fundamentals and "strong reform agenda."
Lawrence Lundy, ICT consultant at Frost & Sullivan expects the fourth quarter of 2013 to be the "best quarter Apple has ever had" and discusses expectations for 2014.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, describes the equity sell-off as "carnage" and says it was due to the combination of factors including bad payroll numbers, tepid earnings and weak Chinese manufacturing.
Julie Deane, co-owner and founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, says Index Ventures' $21 million investment in the company should help it expand quicker, especially in China.
Rob Cox, global editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says that with the Fed tapering, investors have to be a lot more selective.
Andrew Sangster, editor at Hotel Analyst, discusses the luxury hotel sector, the advantages of not owning physical properties, and instead franchising or managing hotels.
Keith McGregor, EMEIA restructuring leader at EY, points out that U.K. profit warnings fell to a three-year low in 2013 due to "great momentum" in the first half.
Bhanu Baweja, global head emerging markets research at UBS, discusses emerging markets currencies as the Turkish lira fell to a record low against the dollar and euro.
Ibrahim Turhan, chairman and CEO at Borsa Istanbul, says that Nasdaq OMX's equity stake in the Turkish exchange will allow it to improve IT infrastructure and anchor Istanbul as a "financial hub" in the region.
Chris Watling, CEO at Longview Economics, says credit expansion in Europe could start this year as the region is now in a "clear recovery phase."
Stefano Pessina, chairman at Alliance Boots, says that Obamacare is going in the right direction conceptually but that its practical application was not well-handled.
Data protection has become a "selling argument" highlights Viviane Reding, European Commission vice president, as negotiations between U.S. and European leaders for online privacy regulations begin.
Viviane Reding, European Commission vice president, says the EU is creating a "very strong" banking union, that the fiscal union is already "half created" and that a political union will be created.
Pierre Moscovici, French finance minister, says France is to implement an "unprecedented set of reforms" but working on an "economic compromise" with businesses.
Liu Mingkang, fellow at the Fung Global Institute and former chairman of the China Banking Regulation Commission, says local government borrowing in China is a big issue but that the government is dealing with it.
Kim Choongsoo, governor at the Bank of Korea, warns that "competitive devaluation of foreign exchanges" can have "grave consequences."
Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, explains that The People's Operator aims to make mobile more ethical by donating a percentage of each bill to charity.
Patrick De Maeseneire, CEO at Adecco Group, says the jobs picture in Europe is looking "very good" for 2014, but highlights the pickup will be driven by temporary hires.