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Marijn Dekkers, CEO of Bayer, says that operationally, the group had a "very good quarter", but that profits were dampened by the strength of the euro.
Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO of Suez Environnement, says the group had "solid results" in the first half of the year, and discusses the results of both its water and waste businesses.
Harald Wilhelm, Airbus Group CFO, says the group has not had an "abnormal level of cancellations" and discusses how the on-going geopolitical events impact the group.
Lilit Gevorgyan, Russia analyst at IHS Global Insight, discusses how the economic sanctions against Russia will affect the country and says that on the military side, the impact will be very limited.
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, says the latest EU sanctions against Russia are "very strong" and explains how they are likely to impact both Russia and European countries.
Ranjith Gopinathan, programme manager, life sciences and healthcare practice at Frost & Sullivan, discusses pharmaceutical groups Merck and Pfizer ahead of their quarterly results.
Hessam Nadji, CSO at Marcus and Millichap, discusses the U.S. real estate market and says that on the residential side, the back half of the year should be "pretty strong".
Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, says that on a relative basis, the U.S. equity market remains "where you want to be".
Nick O'Donnell, partner for capital markets at Baker & McKenzie, explains that there's been an "explosion" in cross-border IPOs in the past year.
Atul Goyal, analyst at Jefferies, says Nintendo needs to change strategy and go where their customers are: mobile.
Filippo Alloatti, senior research analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, comments on Deutsche Bank's latest results and says the tone used by management is concerning.
Jean-Dominique Sénard, CEO of Michelin, comments on the group's Russian operations and says Europe needs to be more competitive to deal with moves in the euro currency.
Paul Sedgwick, head of investment at Frank Investments, says that there appears to be a "wall of worry" in most asset classes at the moment, and explains why this earnings season is quite important.
Bob Iaccino, chief market strategist at Tethys Partners, says that U.S. groups' guidance has been on the negative side and discusses what will drive the market this week.
Carter Worth, chief market technician at Sterne Agee, says that despite what the U.S. market cap may suggest, small and mid-size groups are "starting to falter".
Kian Abouhossein, banking analyst at JP Morgan, discusses the decline in fixed income revenues for big banks and discusses how they are adjusting their models.
The Hague arbitration court ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in damages to Yukos' former shareholders. Tim Osborne, director at GML, says Russia is likely to try and avoid paying.
Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin, says that the strong sterling is likely to remain a headwind for U.K. earnings
Tim Skeet, managing director for financial institutions DCM at RBS, says that "economics is remodelling itself" and that the financial sector needs more regulation.
Gabriel Stein, director of asset management services at Oxford Economics, says that neither the U.S. nor the EU will implement sanctions likely to deter Russia from supporting the rebels.