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
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.
A series of car bombs rocked the Egyptian capital Cairo on Friday, with at least four people being killed in a blast at the police headquarters.
Erna Solberg, Norway's prime minister, says she is concerned about the size of Norway's sovereign funds and that it needs to diversify more.
Erna Solberg, Norway's prime minister, explains that taxes have been cut in Norway to boost investment and private ownership and warns the U.K. against leaving the European Union.
Mark Rutte, Dutch prime minister, tells CNBC that after a difficult year, the country is on track for growth for 2014 and its biggest issue is the housing market.
Mark Rutte, Dutch prime minister, says he is "cautiously optimistic" about the euro zone in 2014 and that the region should continue with its reform program.
Antonio Pires de Lima, Portugal's economy minister, says that he is confident the country will grow for the first time in three years in 2014 and that it will exit its bailout program in May as intended.
Jean-Marc Etlin, CEO at Itau BBA Investment Bank, says that Brazil is transitioning from a consumer-led economy to an investment model and that he thinks M&A trends show investment is intact.
Stephen King, chief economist at HSBC, says low inflation is one of the biggest risks of 2014, especially in Europe and warns central banks not to get too complacent.
Jyrki Katainen, Finland's prime minister, discusses the opportunities Iran holds for Finland and how the country's economy is in the "middle of its transformation process."
The U.S. has been stuck in an "innovation rut" for decades argues Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics and says a change of attitude is needed.
Iran has the potential to become one of the world's top ten economies within three decades, Iran's president Hassan Rouhani tells Davos.
Hassan Rouhani, Iran's president, takes centre stage at Davos to discuss the country's place in the world and says that his views on social, economic and political issues is one of "prudent moderation."
Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgia's prime minister, tells CNBC that the country is less dependent on Russia than Ukraine and is committed to deeper European integration.
Michael Noonan, Irish finance minister, says Ireland's ambition is to become a member of the "north European high credit rating group of countries" and that it is closely watching bond spreads.
Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says there's still a lot of work to be done in Europe, especially in southern countries and says the ECB should be "more generous."
Brian O'Kelley, CEO and co-founder of online advertising company AppNexus, explains that the company is trying to make mobile ads more efficient than traditional marketing.
Jacob Frenkel, chairman at JP Morgan Chase International, says that unemployment is the key challenge for the U.S. as many have left the labor market altogether.
Martin Gilbert, Aberdeen Asset Management CEO, says that a lot of the negative sentiment on emerging markets is overdone and explains why it was a "tough quarter" for the group.
Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO at ABB, explains that delays regarding one of the group's offshore platforms is behind the profit warning but adds he is "quite optimistic over the medium term."