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George King, managing director of RBC Wealth Management, says that the surge in the equity markets contributed to the jump in high-net worth individuals in 2013.
Constantinos Maniatopoulos, chairman of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, discusses the Chinese Premier's visit to Greece and the country's privatisation program.
European shares closed flat on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at H&M, comments on the group's quarterly performance and on the impact of geopolitical events. He also discusses the group's online strategy.
Anders Nilsson, CEO of Swedish cable company Com Hem, comments on the group's successful market debut on Tuesday.
John Davis, managing director at cloud technology provider BCSG, discusses London's tech sector, which he says benefits from great "optimism, buzz and investment".
Nils Andersen, CEO of Moller-Maersk, says he's surprised at China's decision to block the P3 alliance, but says it will have no impact on his company's performance.
Robert Joynson, head of European transport and infrastructure research at Macquarie, says the future of Moller-Maersk "looks good", with or without the P3 alliance.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says that his group's offer for Alstom's power assets is "compelling", and "superior" to the one proposed by General Electric.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday, bouncing back from Monday's losses. However, investors remained cautious due to ongoing tensions in Iraq.
David Marsh, co-founder and managing director at OMFIF, says that due to the low interest environment, central banks have raised their exposure to riskier assets, especially equities.
Hong Bo, reader in financial economics at SOAS, discusses China's relations with European countries, and says Li Keqiang's visit to the U.K. might "open the door" for more Chinese investors to come to the U.K.
Cooperation between China and U.K. has "global significance" says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, adding that bilateral trade should reach $100 billion.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says bilateral trade between China and the U.K. is at a record level, and that the two countries signed deals worth £14 billion on Tuesday.
Henrik Gullberg, senior foreign exchange strategist at Deutsche Bank, says that based on the bank's research, England will win the World Cup. France, Switzerland and Portugal are "undervalued".
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the U.K.'s relationship with China ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to the U.K.
European shares closed lower on Monday amid concerns of escalating tensions in Iraq and rising oil prices.
Elizabeth Corley, CEO of Allianz Global Investors, says the U.K. will be a "guinea pig" as the Bank of England prepares for an interest rate hike.
Nikolaj Hviid, CEO of Bragi, discusses the company's product Dash, the world's first wireless smart in-ear headphones that play music and gives you feedback on your exercise session.
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING, says equities are still attractive and could see a push higher.