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  • UBS's business model is working: CEO     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    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".

  • US housebuilders stocks 'ahead of themselves'     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    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".

  • EU 'testing' Google's proposals: Almunia     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    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.

  • EU to 'take stock' of German economy: Almunia     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Joaquin Almunia, European Commission's vice president, says the EU will "take stock" and analyse why Germany's current account surplus is so elevated.

  • Fed has fueled speculative-grade market     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    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".

  • Chinese Plenum: What to expect     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    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.

  • China needs a slow-growth system     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Asian demand has changed wine market: Expert     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Serena Sutcliffe, board director and worldwide head of wine at Sotheby's, discusses the wine market ahead of Sotheby's fine wine auction.

  • Why 2013 is Vodafone's 'low point'     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    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.

  • ECB rate cut was 'not surprising': Bini Smaghi     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 4:05 AM ET

    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.

  • Activist shareholders' actions are booming     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Iran deal: Why you should be sceptical     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Damage in Philippines is 'catastrophic'     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Why the Fed should taper soon     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Greek coalition is 'strengthened'     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Miranda Xafa, president of E.F. Consulting, says Syriza's defeated no-confidence motion has strengthened the Greek coalition government as it meets with the representatives of the Troika.

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  • CNBC's global business programme brings the business and investing world together. Each weekday Julia Chatterley considers the business stories that have global significance. With reports from CNBC's correspondents from around the world, Worldwide Exchange delivers essential, actionable information for any investor, anywhere who wants to be part of a global business conversation.

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