European shares closed flat to lower on Friday, as investors monitored developments in Russia and Scotland, and looked ahead to an important U.S. Federal Reserve meeting next week.» Read More
Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, says the European Union has additional measures ready for Russia if the Ukraine crisis continues to escalate.
Bruno Monteyne, Senior European food retail analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, talks about the changes U.K. retailer Tesco should make, after it posted disappointing results on Wednesday.
Ross Westgate looks at the options ECB President Mario Draghi has ahead of the central bank's rate decision on Thursday.
Stephen Bence, director of strategy at Vardags, says virtual currency bitcoin is "the next generation of opportunity for people to hide assets during divorce cases".
Jeremy Stretch, head of foreign exchange strategy at CIBC, talks about what he thinks is in Draghi's toolbox ahead of the European Central Bank policy announcement on Thursday.
IEA Chief Economist Fatih Birol warns that oil prices could rise by $15 per barrel by 2025.
Mark Tinker, head of Axa Framlington Asia says why he thinks Asian economies are close to solving their issues.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, talks about the events that investors will be watching later this year.
Simon Nixon, chief European commentator at WSJ, says that Spain's reform programs hasn't gone far enough on the fiscal side.
Russia may not be the first place you would think about for investment, but one fund manager has told CNBC that investors should look again at the country.
James McCormack, global head of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, talks about the prospects for Italy and France for the rest of 2014.
Kevin Mahaffey, co-founder of Lookout Mobile Security, says Lookout software recognizes events such as theft, takes a picture, and sends GPS data to the phone owner by email.
Will.i.am, founding shareholder of Beats Electronics and frontman for The Black Eyed Peas, discusses the beginning of Beats Electronics and its collaborations with Apple.
European shares closed mixed on Friday, cementing a slow drift sideways this week, as investors await a European Central Bank monetary policy announcement next week.
Anthem Blanchard, CEO of Anthem Vault, says that India will become a lot more pro-business under Modi's leadership and that gold demand could rise by 20 to 30 percent per year in the country.
Technology is increasingly integrated with culture, says Will.i.am, founding shareholder of Beats Electronics and frontman for pop supergroup The Black Eyed Peas. He say Apple is great at melding technology and culture.
James Meekings, co-founder of Funding Circle, says businesses are turning away bank loans because the processes are "slow and archaic."
European shares closed flat on Thursday following U.S. growth data, and as investors eyed a possible shift in policy by the European Central Bank.
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan manages around $141 billion, says Ron Mock, the group's CEO, as he discusses how the Pension Plan invests.
Andrew Balls, deputy CIO and managing director at PIMCO, says France will lag German and Spanish growth for a few years, while also discussing the U.K. economy.