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Simon Chadwick, professor of sport business strategy and marketing at Coventry University, discusses the economic impact of soccer teams qualifying for the World Cup.
Giulio Tremonti, Italy's finance minister, says the Italian government is monitoring what's happening at Alitalia and that it would favor the group's integration into a major international player.
European equities closed higher on Tuesday, as expectations of an imminent debt deal in the U.S. encouraged global market sentiment.
Hans Stoter, CIO at ING Investment Management, says that for the market, the U.S. political deadlock is positive as it prolongs any start to tapering.
David Enrich, European banking editor at Wall Street Journal, highlights that little is known about the ongoing investigation into alleged foreign exchange manipulation by traders.
Bjarni Benediktsson, Iceland finance minister, talks about why the country still has capital controls in place and when they could be removed.
More spending cuts could tip Greece over the edge and out of the euro zone, economist and business analyst Vicky Pryce told CNBC on Tuesday.
Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Acronis, says that software will soon be extinct, as everything will be stored in the cloud.
Andrew Weiss, head of pharma and biotech research at Vontobel, says Roche's plan reflects the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's strong pipeline.
European equities closed mixed on Monday after talks in Washington over the weekend failed to produce a deal to lift the U.S. debt ceiling before this Thursday's deadline.
Pascal Donohoe, Ireland's minister of state for European affairs, reaffirms Ireland's commitment to "getting out and staying out" of the bailout program, and says he's seeing the first signs of sustainable private sector job creation.
Jorg Asmussen, member of the executive board at the ECB, says that Greece needs to close its "significant fiscal gap" by next year.
Olli Rehn, economic and monetary affairs commissioner for the European Union, urges the U.S. to overcome its "fiscal deadlock" and says both Spain and Ireland should end their bailout programs "successfully", very shortly.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to pick a new coalition partner this week before moving on to detailed negotiations that could produce a new German government within about two months.
Christian Davis, editor of Drinks International and Alex Kratena, head bartender at Artesian Bar, discuss why Artesian is ranked the world's best bar.
Sudakshina Unnikrishnan, commodities analyst at Barclays, discusses metal commodities and expects the current weakness in gold and silver prices to continue through 2014.
European shares closed higher on Friday amid signs that U.S. lawmakers are moving closer to a deal to re-open the government and avoid a debt default.
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says that while most investors are selling gold, now is actually the perfect time to go long on the metal, due to the U.S. government shutdown.
Bartosz Pawlowski, global head of EM strategy at BNP Paribas, lists his top emerging markets picks, including Poland, Israel and South Korea, as they are best primed to benefit from a European and U.S.recovery.
European shares closed higher on Thursday, posting their biggest gains for a month, as hopes grew that the U.S. would strike a short-term debt limit deal to stop the country defaulting.