Philips CEO, Frans Van Houten, says that splitting the group into separate businesses will enable it to "tighten its focus" and free up some capacity to invest in new opportunities.» Read More
Steve Allan, M&A practice leader for EMEA at Towers Watson, says there has been an "enormous" amount of mergers and acquisitions lately and that most deals create value.
Charles Whall, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, says oil groups' focus on free cash flow is positive for investors but will lead to a "real significant tightening" of the market.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday to discuss France's reform agenda. CNBC imagines what the menu could have looked like.
The investigation into Tesco's accounting errors points so "some failure of corporate governance", CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.
Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says the euro zone's performance is "meager" following the release of the latest flash PMI data and news that the German manufacturing sector is not expanding.
Michael W. Gurka, Founder and president at BruinHill Partners, explains that he is rather bullish on U.S. equities and discusses the dollar.
R.J. Hottovy, global director of consumer equity research and senior restaurant and retail analyst at Morningstar, says Alibaba's expansion outside of China will be challenging.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says that the ECB's reluctance to use quantitative easing means the central bank is likely to "fall short" of its balance sheet expansion target.
Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of silver and gold and says "enormous" pressure is generating "further downside momentum" for silver prices.
Tesco's stock price fell to its lowest level since 2003 after the group announced it had launched an investigation into a misstated profit, CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.
Ebrahim Rahbari, director of European and global economics at Citi Research, discusses the "fundamental differences in opinion" between Germany and France when it comes to fiscal policy.
Labour's pledge to raise the minimum wage will not lead to job losses as the timeframe will allow businesses to adapt, says Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills.
Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills, discusses devolution and says the U.K. should devolve powers for regions to grow better.
Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the U.S. equity market is "very close to a top" and could start to see some selling pressure.
Donald Luskin, CIO at Trend Macro, says the Fed's latest statement implies the bank "will be easy forever" and that the Alibaba IPO suggests that it might be time for correction.
Anne Richards, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, says markets will quickly move on from Scotland and that there is "a compelling argument" for the BoE not to raise rates yet.
David Cui, head of China equity strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch, says the Chinese government is "trying to buy time" with stimulus measures and needs to address "long-delayed structural issues".
The Scottish referendum was a "vote for change" says Ed Miliband, Labour Party leader, adding that devolution is not just a good idea for Scotland but also for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, comments on the U.K. banking sector following the Scottish referendum. He discusses whether Scottish banks are a good bet.
Wendy Huang, head of China technology and internet research at Standard Chartered Bank, discusses Alibaba's upcoming IPO and the headwinds facing the company going forward.
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