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
Paul Sheard, chief global economist at S&P, says the Plenum in China is unlikely to deliver much in the short-term and discusses the Japanese economy ahead of Thursday's GDP release.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, comments on the bank's performance and how it's "extremely happy" with the way it's progressing - especially when it comes to its balance sheet and costs.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, talks about the headwinds for the global economy and urges European policymakers to address structural reforms, as the ECB can¿t "fix all the problems".
Carter Worth, chief market technician at Oppenheimer Asset Management, says that while earnings are expected to be good, U.S. housebuilders' stocks are "way ahead of themselves".
Joaquin Almunia, European Commission's vice president and competition commissioner, comments on the EU's investigation on Google and says the group's latest proposals are being tested.
Joaquin Almunia, European Commission's vice president, says the EU will "take stock" and analyse why Germany's current account surplus is so elevated.
Martin Fridson, CEO of FridsonVision, says the speculative-grade market has grown very large and that when the default tidal wave hits, it will be very big.
Michael Abraham, co-head financial sponsors at UBS, says the private equity market is "very active" and benefitting from the "buoyant IPO market".
Richard Fu, director of Asian commodities trading at Newedge, comments on the Chinese Plenum and says the government is "determined" to grow the economy on "solid and sustainable" foundations.
Michael Pettis, professor at Peking University, says China needs to transfer its resources towards small and medium-sized enterprises as well as households despite the drop in growth it will bring.
Serena Sutcliffe, board director and worldwide head of wine at Sotheby's, discusses the wine market ahead of Sotheby's fine wine auction.
Guy Peddy, senior analyst for telecoms and media at Macquarie Group, expects Vodafone's current full-year to be the "low point" and discusses the group's networks strategy.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former member of the executive board at the ECB, explains why he was "shocked the market was shocked" by the latest ECB rate cut.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former member of teh executive board at the ECB, says the Fed should be clearer in its communication and that the tapering "dilemma" needs to be resolved soon.
Charles Jacobs, partner at Linklaters, discusses the sharp rise in activist shareholders actions since 2010 and how it can be a challenge for management.
Ken Perkins, president at Retail Metrics, explains why the upcoming U.S. shopping season is shaping up to be the most competitive since 2008.
Firas Abi Ali, head of Middle East analysis at IHS Country Risk, warns that there is a number of "potential spoilers" in negotiations between Iran and the West.
Mathias Eick, regional information officer at the European Commission Humanitarian Aid agency, talks about relief agencies' work in the Philippines and the difficulty in reaching some areas as new storms threaten to hit the country.
Daniel Morris, global strategist at TIAA-CREF Asset Management, says the Fed should start tapering before March 2014 as the U.S. jobs number highlighted that the fundamentals are there.
Jens-Michael Janssen, project developer at Hochtief, and Jurgen Klein, senior project manager at Patrizia, discuss their respective smart-house projects in Hamburg, Germany.