Steven Saywell, global head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, discusses currencies and says that a lot of pessimism has been taken out of the currency market following the Crimean referendum.» Read More
Alison Cooper, CEO of Imperial Tobacco, says the group's performance was very robust in spite of the tough environment and its "transition" program.
Niranjan Thiyagarayan, automotive and transportation consultant at Frost & Sullivan, remains positive on BMW despite a slight slip the previous quarter because of the group's big R&D investments.
Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, discusses her duties and hectic schedule, how she dealt with negative racial remarks and her ambitions of becoming a doctor.
Scott Thompson, analyst at FBR Capital Markets & Co., talks about Blackberry's sale and highlights that despite declining revenues, the group's balance sheet remains strong.
Alistair Cox, CEO of Hays, discusses the U.K.'s employment situation and says more needs to be done to align education with future job creation better so that the country can be "self-sufficient in skills".
Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citi, expects the ECB to be "more forthcoming" in its rhetoric but to hold off changing its rates until "at least December".
Panos Paleologos, founder and CEO of HotelBrain, explains why the Greek tourism sector has had a "fantastic" year, and says the sector can be the "vehicle" driving the country's recovery.
Simon Hamilton, global head at Investec Fund Finance, describes private equity as a "glacial industry" that really needs to innovate to attract capital.
Jacek Vincent Rostowski, Polish deputy prime minister, says the European Union's labor market needs to be reformed and discusses the euro zone.
James Ferguson, founding partner at The MacroStrategy Partnership, comments on HSBC's latest results and says the bank is "pretty robust" and a "good yielder".
Todd Horwitz, author and founder at Averagejoeoptions.com, says markets keep on getting higher despite poor data and that the trend is likely to continue until the end of the year.
Patrick Keane, president of Sharethrough, says Twitter's valuation will be fair because of its growth prospects.
Peter Berlin, European soccer writer at Sports Illustrated, comments on French soccer clubs' strike and says it will only make them look "greedy and stupid."
Louis Kuijs, chief China economist at RBS, discusses the issues facing the Chinese economy and the government's firmer monetary stance.
Jason Gammel, head of oil and gas research at Macquarie Group, discusses the oil and gas sector ahead of Exxon's results and says the group needs to start increasing its return to shareholders again.
Aaron Levie, CEO and founder of Box.net, explains how the company is different from other cloud businesses and explains why an IPO is not on the cards.
Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuit, talks about the company's investors and how Hootsuite is "not in a rush to get to an IPO".
Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite, explains that Hootsuite makes the "whole experience of using social more easy" and how the drop in Facebook's usage is not a worry as "social media is here to stay".
Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says the outlook for Japan is mixed because, while the domestic economy is doing well, exports are not as strong as expected.
Following on from ringing the Nasdaq opening bell from Dublin, Enda Kenny, Irish prime minister, comments on the success of the country's technology industry and Ireland's exit from its bailout program in December.