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Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, discusses BskyB and Julius Baer and says BskyB's repositioning is "much cleaner for shareholders in the long run".
Bruno Monteyne, senior analyst for European food retail at Sanford C. Bernstein, comments on Tesco and says the group needs a new CEO and a new strategy very quickly.
Ukraine is ready to transfer the international investigation of the MH17 crash to the Netherlands, including the bodies of the victims, says Ukraine's prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, strongly condemning the perpetrators.
Andrii Kuzmenko, acting Ukrainian ambassador to the U.K, discusses Ukraine's fight against separatist groups and the country's position on Russia.
Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, says markets have been giving Russian president, Vladimir Putin, "the benefit of the doubt" but are becoming more sensitive to geopolitical events.
Alan Knuckman, chief options strategist at Bulls-Eye Options, discusses the U.S. market and advises watching the Vix and Treasurys.
James Gautrey, global sector specialist for technology and telecoms at Schroders, comments on Google's quarterly results and on the group's acquisition strategy.
Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform and Carlo Gallo, founder of Enquirisk, discuss the plane crash in eastern Ukraine and the possibility of more sanctions on Russia.
John Canally, investment strategist and economist at LPL Financial, says that due to the uncertainty over the plane crash and the situation in Gaza, the U.S. stock market is likely to adopt a "wait-and-see mode" on Friday.
Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, discusses the market reaction following new sanctions for Russia and the Malaysian
Surani Fernando, assistant editor at Biopharm Insight, says the market sees the latest Abbvie's takeover bid for Shire as fair and that the announcement of a merger should soon be made.
The Israeli forces in Gaza have two primary goals: dealing with Hamas' arsenal and the "system of tunnels" linking Gaza to Israel, Mark Regev, spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, tells CNBC.
Edward Hunt, senior defense consultant at IHS Jane's, says it would be "unusual" for a rebel group to have the type of missile it is assumed hit the Malaysia Airline plane in eastern Ukraine.
Alex De Groote, media analyst at Peel Hunt, expects 21st Century Fox to present another offer for Time Warner in the coming days, and discusses how to invest in the media sector.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, argues that the credit boom could last into the 2020s because of "all the pessimism" out there.
Carsten Nickel, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses Germany's stance on the new Russian sanctions and says the country is keen to keep "talking channels" open.
Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, says the latest U.S./EU sanctions on Russia are unlikely to have any effect, especially as the new BRICS' development bank should "change the dynamic".
Christopher Granville, managing director at Trusted Sources, and Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, agree that Angela Merkel's role in the negotiations with Russia will be "critical".
Christine Short, global markets intelligence director at S&P capital IQ, says that while banks have delivered "really impressive results" so far, the environment remains challenging.
Adi Tartako, CEO and co-founder of Houzz, tells CNBC that the interior design platform is expanding into the U.K., and explains how the company is making money.
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