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Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, comments on the new European Commission line-up - including the appointment of Lord Hill - and on the Scottish referendum.
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, says that the EU must keep the door open for negotiations with Russia and that citizens must be made aware of the possible repercussions of sanctions.
Ian Gordon, head of banks research at Investec Securities, explains why he has a short-term overweight rating on Scotland-exposed U.K. banks.
Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, says the next round of U.S. sanctions against Russia will focus on the energy, finance and defense sectors and that the resolution of this conflict is through diplomacy.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide and illegal use of a firearm in a restaurant on Friday, after being cleared of premeditated murder on Thursday.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, discusses savings levels and says that investors are still "mistrustful of risk assets".
Hank Smith, CIO at Haverford Investments, says the U.S. economy is in a "Goldilocks environment" that is very good for equities and advises buying in the dips.
Paul Lejuez, retail analyst at Wells Fargo, comments on Lululemon's better-than-expected quarterly results and on the strategy going forward. Disclosure: The analyst, his family, or firm do not own Lululemon shares, but his investment banking clients do.
Dr Mark McClelland, head of North America at Maplecroft, questions whether the U.S. has a long-term strategy in the Middle East and whether airstrikes will be sufficient to deal with the ISIL threat.
Shweta Singh, senior economist at Lombard Street Research, says that some commodity-dependent emerging markets will go through "tremendous pressure" as China rebalances its economy.
Dan Wantrobski, director of technical strategy at Janney Montgomery Scott, says that small and mid- cap stocks will lead the U.S. "secular bull market" in the years ahead.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says that the recent move in sterling is due to investors waking up to the Scottish referendum story and discusses the outlook for the currency.
Antonio Barroso, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says that the Spanish central government would be quick to react against a decree for a Catalan independence referendum.
Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses the IEA's downward revision for global oil demand and says that the market may be underestimating geopolitical risks going forward.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble analyses President Obama's speech outlining the U.S. tactic against the ISIL threat and says that there is still "no clear strategy".
Martin Leclerc, CIO and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, says that U.S. equities are overvalued and discusses what an earlier-than-expected Fed rate hike would mean for stocks.
Anil Doradla, CIO and portfolio manager at William Blair, says that what Apple is doing is "very impressive" and that Apple is expanding its "innovation gap" over its main competitors.
Carter Worth, chief market technician at Sterne Agee, discusses the recent moves in the dollar, euro and sterling and advises exiting the euro short trade.
Valentin Marinov, director of foreign exchange strategy at Citi, says Scotland may have to adopt its own national currency before entering a currency union and outlines how uncertainty could impact business.
Shell is the largest foreign investor in the Chinese energy sector says Simon Henry, CFO at Shell, adding that the group is looking to invest in shale and off-shore opportunities there.
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