Itay Michaeli, auto analyst at Citi, discusses General Motors (GM) and Ford ahead of their quarterly results. He says GM's outlook for the rest of the year should be pretty positive on the back of strong U.S. results.» Read More
Siddharta Sanyal, chief India economist at Barclays, explains why the possibility of a coalition government in India is no worry and adds that growth forecasts could be revised up if the coalition is seen as strong.
Luis Costa, emerging markets debt strategist at Citi, discusses the Indian elections and says the markets are likely to continue trading "with a positive tone", on the back of a positive outcome.
Julie Anna Needham, senior reporter at DealReporter, comments on the deal between cement makers Lafarge and Holcim and says the merger could be completed in the second half of 2015.
Euro zone inflation has reached its bottom says ECB Vice-President, Vitor Constancio, adding that the ECB would only act if the period of low inflation started to impact its medium-term scenario.
ECB Vice-President, Vitor Constancio comments on the relationship with the IMF and says that while the details on quantitative easing have not been discussed, the ECB is committed to using unconventional tools if needed.
Patrick O'Keefe, director or economic research at CohnReznick, expects nonfarm payrolls to come in above 200k and says it should push U.S. private employment to a record high in March.
Luigi Zingales, professor at the University of Chicago, says that American people no longer trust the financial system and that while the U.S. is recovering, it's not "healthy growth."
Richard Koo, chief economist at Nomura Research Institute, explains why as the economy recovers, central banks who did not use quantitative easing are more "relaxed" than those who did.
Ciaran O'Brien, corporate affairs director at Ladbrokes, says that the Grand National is as good as it gets for bookmakers and comments on some of the horses in competition.
Jahangir Aziz, head of EM Asia economic research at JP Morgan, says India needs more infrastructure and corporate investments to get out of its current growth range and discusses red tape.
Luciano Coutinho, president of the Brazilian Development Bank, says the challenges Brazil faces, such as its inflation and adjusting the fiscal policy are manageable and comments on the elections.
Gianfranco Lanci, senior vice president and president of EMEA at Lenovo, discusses the group's acquisitions and strategy to move more and more into mobile and devices
Gianfranco Lanci, senior vice president and president of EMEA at Lenovo, says Italy is moving in the right direction under Mateo Renzi, but that some structural reforms need to be implemented in the coming months.
Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says the direction for U.S. jobs is "broadly positive" and explains how rising wages could be good for companies' margins.
Weak domestic demand, geopolitics and insufficient structural reforms remain the main risks to the European economic outlook says ECB president Mario Draghi.
ECB President, Mario Draghi, explains why the bank chose to keep its rates unchanged and adds that it stands ready to use "unconventional" tools to cope with the risk of a "too prolonged period of low inflation."
Angel Gurria, secretary general of the OECD, says the European Central Bank has an "armory of instruments" to consolidate growth in Europe.
Lance Roberts, CEO of STA Wealth Management, explains why the job creation pace in the U.S. remains too slow and highlights that most new jobs are either part-time or low wage.
Birgit Hansl, lead economist for the Russian Federation at the World Bank, says Russia is navigating an economic downturn and need to restore investor confidence with structural reforms.
Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, says that some geopolitical risk has come out of the oil price and discusses the new Iran and P5+1 talks.