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  • Why European IPOs are 'most interesting'     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    John Jannarone, writer at the Wall Street Journal, tells CNBC that while most of the IPO attention is focused on Honk Kong and New York, Europe is "really taking off this year".

  • Are markets too complacent about US shutdown?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Mgmt, says that market complacency regarding the shutdown is a concern as the U.S. economy is weaker than it was during the previous one.

  • Forgame soars after Hong Kong IPO     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Eric Qiu, senior TMT Analyst at CCB International Securities, comments on the very successful Forgame IPO and says that a lot of Chinese Internet companies are "joining the queue to get listed".

  • Italy's reform momentum should accelerate     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says now is the time for the Italian government to push through some reforms and discusses the U.K.'s latest PMI.

  • Can Telecom Italia avoid a credit downgrade?     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Christopher Nicholson, director at ORACA Independent Equity Research, says that Telefonica, the only serious bidder for Telecom Italia, would prefer if the group's South American assets were sold.

  • Claus Vistesen, editor at Variant Perception, highlights that the FX market is starting to get concerned over the U.S. shutdown as the dollar has been selling against most currencies.

  • ECB collateral policy adapts to market: Draghi     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 9:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach asks the ECB's Mario Draghi about the institution's asset-backed security program and whether it could change its risk assessment of banks' securities.

  • Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, explains why the ECB chose to keep its interest rates unchanged and says it remains "ready to consider all available instruments" if needed.

  • What to expect from European bonds     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Christoph Rieger, head of interest rate strategy at Commerzbank, explains that as ECB interest rates remain unchanged, the key question will be new liquidity measures and what they will mean for bonds.

  • Should the ECB have cut rates?     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International, says the ECB should have cut its interest rates "months ago" as it would help the peripheral countries.

  • Further rate cut would be useless: Expert     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    Henri Sterdyniak, director of the Globalisation Department at the French Economic Observatory, says the ECB won't cut its interest rates and that the market wants Draghi to reaffirm they will remain low for a while.

  • Why Italy's confidence vote is 'crucial'     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief euro area economist at Barclays, talks about Italy's key issues including structural reforms and how Wednesday's confidence vote could impact them.

  • 'There's no strategy' on US shutdown: Expert     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, says there is "no quick resolution in sight" in the U.S. and explains what the Republicans and Democrats' tactics are

  • What to expect from Treasurys     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Kevin Adams, head of the institutional fixed income team at Henderson Global Investors, expects Treasury yields to continue rising as the U.S. debt ceiling deadline approaches and advises selling on strength.

  • Chinese demand in overseas properties is rising     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Andrew Taylor, CEO of Juwai, tells CNBC how Chinese demand for overseas properties is picking up during the lead-up to the Golden Week holiday and what these investors are looking for.

  • Gazprom: gas pricing remains issue in China     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, talks about the group's deal to supply gas to China and how all that's left to agree on is the price.

  • Tesco and Sainsbury's are 'losing ground': Pro     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at NEEV Capital, comments on sales results from Tesco and Sainsbury's and explains how they are underperforming the broader sector.

  • How the strong euro is hurting the recovery     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Jean-Michel Six, chief European economist at Standard & Poor's, discusses how the strong euro is making things difficult for the euro zone and argues it would be pointless for the ECB to cut rates further on Wednesday.

  • Are Republicans scared of the tea party?     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    Democratic strategist Keith Boykin and Boris Epshteyn, founder of Strategy International, discuss the influence of the tea party within the Republican ranks.

  • Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at Professional Services Council, explains what the U.S. shutdown means for government employees and highlights the differences with the 1995 shutdown.

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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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