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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.
Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, discusses currencies and says that ECB chief Mario Draghi has escalated his rhetoric on the euro and could be forced to act if the currency moves above the ECB threshold.
Jacob Grapengiesser, partner at East Capital, says there are some "very good" buying opportunities in the Russian market and adds that the government needs to implement structural reforms.
Simon Baptist, chief economist at EIU, says that while both manufacturing and services PMI for the U.K. are down in March, they remain at very "healthy" levels.
Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, discusses emerging markets' monetary policy and say centrals banks appear to be more opportunistic.
Lutz-Peter Wilke, director and portfolio manager at Blackrock, expects Draghi to take a more dovish tone on Thursday and discusses what other tools the ECB could use ¿ including the minutes of its meetings.
In response to a question from CNBC¿s Annette Weisbach about the IMF's calls for the ECB to act, Mario Draghi, president of the central bank, said the IMF's contribution was "extremely generous."
Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, says that there is reason to believe that the market's expectation for a strong U.S. jobs number for March will be met.
Youssef Squali, global head of internet and media research at Cantor Fitzgerald, comments on the news that Google will launch new Class C shares with no voting rights and says the stock remains attractive.
New posts in the French government have been announced, with Michel Sapin to take over from Pierre Moscovici as the country's finance minister, CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports.
Peter Oppenheimer, European equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, discusses bonds and says a further rise in the short end of the yield curve, especially in the U.S., would be well received by equity markets.
Jeff Largey, head of metals and mining research at Macquarie Group, explains why his outlook for gold remains conservative and discusses gold mining stocks.
Rahul Sharma, managing director at NEEVCAPITAL, comments on Asos's results and says the main challenge for the group is to raise awareness in new markets, such as China and Russia.