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Bill O'Neill, head of CIO wealth management research U.K. at UBS, says that while the period of growth acceleration is over for the U.K., the current rate should be sustained in the quarters to come.
Tim Haywood, investment director at GAM, discusses European debt and highlights how Spanish five-year yields are below their U.S. equivalent.
The FDA approval of AstraZeneca's new heart disease drug will help it mount a defense against Pfizer's takeover bid -- but it's not really expected to be a blockbuster, CNBC's Catherine Boyle explains.
David Binks, EMEA president of FedEx Express, says the group has been building up its presence in Europe over the past two years and that there is a "lot of very good signs" for the region's economy.
Saktiandi Supaat, head of global foreign exchange strategy at Maybank, comments on the Indonesian economy and the rupiah, following Monday's slightly disappointing GDP number.
Paul Wilcox, chairman for Europe at Nissan, says the group is very confident about its all-electric van and explains why it choose Barcelona as the global "mother plant" for the new model.
Vladimir Mau, director at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, discusses the Russian economy and says the slow growth rate is not due to recent political events.
Two subway trains collided in the South Korean capital, Seoul, leaving more than a hundred commuters injured.
Savvas Neophytou, pharmaceutical analyst at Panmure Gordon, says Pfizer's increased offer for AstraZeneca is a significant step and explains that a third bid is to be expected.
Patrick O'Keefe, director of economic research at CohnReznick, discusses U.S. jobs and says that "the bottom is in" and that momentum is now gathering.
Uwe Parpart, head of research at Reorient Financial Markets, says retail data from large Japanese department stores show the impact of the sales tax hike is not as bad as expected, due to better wages.
George Hay, European financial editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says the RBS stock surged following earnings because, for the first time in a while, the group did not present "a new strategy or a new disaster."
Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, comments on Ukraine following the launch of the government's operation to retake control in eastern parts of the country.
American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has hiked its takeover bid for British rival AstraZeneca to $106.5 billion. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.
James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says that earnings are becoming more important with each quarter, and that so far for Europe it has been a "earnings-less recovery."
Martin Leclerc, CIO and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, says investors shouldn't necessarily sell in May and go away but take the opportunity to look at their portfolio and reposition for the coming months.
Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin Ltd, says the light at the end of the tunnel is in sight for energy stocks but that more needs to be done to get earnings going up and selects his top picks.
Marvin Barth, head of foreign exchange research for Europe at Barclays, says the U.S. dollar will appreciate in the long term, but will be challenged soon.
Manoj Menon, partner and managing director at Frost & Sullivan, comments on the news that Sony has slashed its profit outlook by over two thirds and says the good news is that the group is getting out of the PC business.
ParkJockey is an app that allows users to find and book car park spaces in advance, explains Umut Tekin, CEO of ParkJockey. The app, which is already available in London and Miami, will launch in six other cities before year-end.
Chatterley is CNBC’s European reporter covering key business and political events, as well as regular Eurogroup and EU leaders summits in Brussels.
Wilfred Frost is anchor of Worldwide Exchange, joining CNBC in 2014.
Seema Mody is a CNBC reporter and host of the "Trading the Twicker" segment on "Fast Money."