Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says Weibo is trying to lower expectations with its IPO pricing due to poor results released on Wednesday and concerns about usage.» Read More
Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says M&S results show "savvy data-management" and a lack of clarity on some areas, such as clothing.
Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, says the rally in southern European bonds, Greece especially, is "the stuff of fiction" and proves sentiment is disconnected from fundamentals.
Steven Englander, global head of G10 foreign exchange strategy at Citi, says the Fed minutes might reveal a more hawkish side, as well as concerns over the supply side of the U.S. economy.
Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, comments on Toyota auto recall and says this is part of a trend in which recalls will become larger because manufacturers use the same parts across a range of models to cut costs.
Nik Modi, managing director at RBC Capital markets, discusses Constellation Brands ahead of earnings and says there is still a lot more momentum and upside for the group, led by the beer business.
Carm Huntress, CEO at RxREVU, explains that the app is aimed at reducing the waste and cost of health care by presenting patients with efficient but cheaper alternatives to their prescriptions.
Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, says the Fed minutes would be "redundant" if the central bank was doing a "good job" and says investors will look for further details on interest rate guidance.
Daphne Roth, Asia equity strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says market sentiment on the Indonesian elections has been "very positive" and explains why banks and infrastructure are the main beneficiaries.
Simon Walsh, EMEA COO at EMC, says the global digital universe should grow ten-fold over the next six years and that this represents "significant opportunities" for businesses.
Amit Kara, U.K. economist at UBS, says the U.K.'s trade balance for February is a "little bit better" than expected but points out that the goods trade balance remains "fairly wide."
Bruno Jeanbart, director of political studies and opinion polls at Opinionway, discusses reforms in France after the confidence vote on the new prime minister and explains why his main weakness might be President Hollande.
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, discusses the Greek economy and its debt sales, adding that the market is currently "very lenient" on the euro zone's peripheral countries.
Javier Pérez-Tenessa, CEO of eDreams Odigeo, says the company has created "long-term value" and growth in 2014 will be "bigger" than previous years.
Kosha Gada, principal at A.T. Kearney, says World Wrestling Entertainment's new online video service is tapping the "passionate" fan base and could break even in its first year.
Jens Nordvig, head of fixed income research at Nomura Securities International, says investors should get back in the long-dollar trade as once U.S. data normalizes, the dollar will "regain its footing."
Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB, says the Bank of Japan should have done some easing before the implementation of the sales tax hike as the impact on the economy will be negative.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, says that after being solely consumption-led, the U.K. recovery is now benefiting from business investments.
Richard Windsor, founder of Radio Free Mobile, says profit growth will be harder to achieve for Samsung as value is moving into software ¿ an area where it is weak.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the situation in eastern Ukraine is different than Crimea in terms of the ethnic make-up and Russian military presence.
Ben Lichtenstein, president at TradersAudio.com, says that the U.S. market is expected to open lower on Monday, continuing its downwards trend since Friday.