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Michael O'Sullivan, CIO for U.K. and EMEA at Credit Suisse Private Bank, says the equity market sell-off is quite "standard" and more of a test of the trend rather than a trend reversal.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, says that although labor reforms are needed in Europe, service sector reforms are very important too.
Monetary policy alone can't deal with the threat of deflation, says Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO at WL Ross & Co, arguing that ECB president, Mario Draghi, is right to call for structural reforms.
Accellion is a mobile file-sharing firm that offers users secure remote access, explains CEO Yorgen Edholm.
Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO at WL Ross & Co, says former Deutsche Bank CEO Joseph Ackermann, is equipped to deal with the issues facing Bank of Cyprus. Ross also discusses the future of retail banking.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, with sentiment curbed by weak economic data from Germany and concerns over the future path of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy.
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, deputy director of the research department at the IMF, outlines the latest IMF's growth forecasts for the euro zone, the U.S. and Latin America.
The first guilty plea in the Libor investigation is a "milestone" says David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, adding that the senior banker's identity is to be protected.
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says that peripheral Europe is "on edge" as the risk of deflation becomes increasingly relevant.
It was a mixed picture in European stocks at the start of the week, with the German DAX paring gains following disappointing economic data from the country.
Tarik Jasarevic, World Health Organization spokesman, says that the global response to Ebola needs to be stepped up.
Alan Higgins, chief investment officer at Coutts, says investors should stay with equities because 'we see a lot of value still in equities especially relative to fixed income'.
Germany has played the role of predictable engine, chugging away at the heart of the euro zone machine, for much of the post-credit crisis era.
Andrew Palmer, Americas editor at The Economist, discusses how Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has increased her popularity quickly, after polls showed her behind rival Marina Silva ahead of the elections.
Arrigo Berni, CEO of Moleskine, talks about the Livescribe Notebook which allows notes written on paper to be transferred onto a digital device.
Arrigo Berni, CEO of Moleskine, says investors need time to understand the business model of the company. Shares in Moleskine have fallen 30 percent this year.
European shares closed higher on Friday, bouncing back after yesterday's sell-off, after they were buoyed by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data from the U.S.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says there could be a stock market correction ahead if there are "cracks" in the fundamentals of the U.S. economy.
John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says the lack of wage growth will keep the Federal Reserve "on hold" for longer in terms of an interest rate hike.
Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says ECB President Mario Draghi cannot increase inflation in the euro zone alone, and needs countries to enact structural reform.