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Loredana Federico, Italy economist at UniCredit, tells CNBC why a short-term coalition excluding Silvio Berlusconi is the most likely outcome of the Italian election.
Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, tells CNBC that a combination of the Italian constitution and political maneuvering mean uncertainty is likely to drag on for months.
Simon Maughan, financials sector strategist at Olivetree Financial Group, tells CNBC that the markets won't react too negatively to the Italian elections, beyond the initial immediate dip, because the ECB are not yet concerned enough to step in.
Marco Cristofori, head of equity department at Centrobanca, tells CNBC why investors should steer well of getting involved with anything which is exposed to Italy as he expects a 10% market slowdown.
Annalisa Piazza, economist at Newedge, tells CNBC that if the competing political parties want to keep Italy in the euro zone and retain its credibility they must find a way to marry their principles with continued economic reform.
Michael Gurka, managing director at Spectrum Asset Management, tells CNBC why the dollar can maintain its recent gains against volatile European and Asian currencies.
Hans Vestberg, CEO of telecom equipment maker Ericsson, sees 50 billion connected devices by 2020.
Steve Yerrid, trial attorney and special counsel to Gov. Christie on Gulf oil spill, tells CNBC why there is motivation on both sides to reach a settlement on Gulf spill damages and avoid a drawn out trial.
Ed McLaughlin, chief emerging payments officer of Mastercard, tells CNBC why their new 'Masterpass' venture will revolutionize the way people shop.
Olaf Swantee, CEO of Everything Everywhere, tells CNBC why a low auction sale was a good thing for the 4G network as it means the service can be rolled out much faster to satisfy British demand.
James P. Rooney, chairman & CEO of Market Force SEOUL, tells CNBC that South Korea's real challenge is to revive their domestic economy, particularly focusing on job creation.
Dariusz Kowalcyzk, chief investment strategist at Credit Agricole, tells CNBC why he expects a gradual deceleration in Chinese growth throughout the rest of 2013.
Jane Crowther, editor-in-chief of Total Film, speculates on the Oscar winners.
Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, explains the death cross phenomena, and expects lower prices in the short term, but he is still bullish in the long term.
Raffaele Jerusalmi, CEO of Borsa Italiana, says Italy is in a 'safe zone', even if elections are uncertain.
Francis Lun, chief economist at GeOriental Finance Group, says against all government measures to cool China's property market, prices will not fall, as the growing economy feeds a genuine inelastic demand for houses.
Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, says it was essential that the German IFO indicator came out on the strong side, to stay in a positive risk environment.
Patrick McKeever, equity analyst at MKM Partners LLC, has neutral rating on Walmart, adding the company is well-capitalized and has lots of cash on the balance sheet.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets at BNP Paribas, says the sharp moves in oil prices have been motivated by mixed U.S. and euro zone data, adding not just oil but every other commmodities are impacted.
Patrick Spencer, MD and director of international equity sales at Baird, tells CNBC why the market is in a stable, healthy state and investors shouldn't be too worried by Wednesday's blip in the US markets.