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
Manoj Menon, partner and managing director at Frost & Sullivan, comments on the news that Sony has slashed its profit outlook by over two thirds and says the good news is that the group is getting out of the PC business.
ParkJockey is an app that allows users to find and book car park spaces in advance, explains Umut Tekin, CEO of ParkJockey. The app, which is already available in London and Miami, will launch in six other cities before year-end.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, discusses the U.K. economy and points out that while the manufacturing side is doing very well, it is only a small part of the economy.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading and Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, discuss what joining the European Union and the euro zone has done for Eastern European countries.
Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says Russia is probably in recession and that despite the IMF program, it will be very difficult to see economic stability in Ukraine.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, explains why after four "tricky months" for the market, he now believes it's time to be risk on.
John Canally, investment strategist and economist at LPL Financial, comments on the U.S. stock markets and on Wednesday's FOMC meeting.
Emmett Kilduff, CEO and founder of Eagle Alpha, says that Alibaba could take on eBay and Amazon in the U.S. after its IPO.
Richard Windsor, founder of Radio Free Mobile, says the issue with Twitter is that its addressable market is much smaller than Facebook's and that it needs to start expanding out of micro-blogging.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, says the U.S is in the middle of a credit boom and that investments from pension funds should continue to increase as the year goes on.
Marc Faber, publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, explains why he does not believe the ECB should do quantitative easing on the back of low inflation.
Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, discusses the Japanese economy and says markets need to wait until June to get a comprehensive picture of how the hike in sales tax impacted the economy.
Michelle Thomson, managing director at Business for Scotland, says that Scotland is a "wealthy country" which could be awarded a AAA rating and that independence would create opportunities to alter policies.
Eivind Kallevik, CFO at Norsk Hydro, says the aluminium sector is in a good position at the moment as demand for the metal outpaces production.
Marc Faber, publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, explains why he believes that a crash could take place in the second half of the year.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses Russian interests in Ukraine and how sanctions from the European Union and the U.S. are unlikely to change Moscow's policy.
Kevin Mandia, COO at FireEye, discusses Microsoft's current browser bug and how companies can safeguard their enterprise against cyber-attacks.
Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, says Deutsche Bank remains very leveraged and that the "bigger issues" facing the German lender are still very much there.
Brett Meyers, CEO of CurrencyFair, says that by matching global money transfers, actual funds don't need to be sent and can therefore benefit from better rates.
Edoardo Bressanelli, lecturer in European politics at King's College London, discusses the first televised debate between hopefuls for the presidency of the European Commission.