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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.
The euro zone still needs structural reforms to enhance the effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policies, say ECB President Mario Draghi and Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup.
Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, charts the recent performance of sterling and says the recovery - following the sharp sell-off - seems to be taking hold.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, says the U.K. real estate market is stabilizing and discusses the possible impact of Scottish independence.
European shares closed lower on Thursday on concerns regarding U.S. monetary policy and an independence vote in Scotland.
A South African Judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of murder on Thursday but the Paralympian is "not out of the woods yet", NBC's Duncan Golestani reports.
Abhishek Deshpande, oil and gas analyst at Natixis, discusses OPEC's latest demand and supply revisionsl.
Jonathan Parkman, head of agriculture at Marex Spectron, says that the cocoa price has peaked and should continue to fall, despite the proximity of Ebola outbreaks to cocoa farms in West Africa.
European shares closed mostly flat on Wednesday, having fluctuated during the session on concerns over when the U.S. Federal Reserve might start to raise key interest rates and the upcoming independence vote in Scotland.
Nina Schick, policy analyst at Open Europe, comments on the new European Commission lineup and says that "it's the best outlook one could expect".
Ferrari will present record revenues at the end of the year says Luca Cordero, Ferrari's outgoing chairman, following his resignation.
Economic sanctions against Russia imposed by the E.U. and the U.S. are not good for the global economy, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told CNBC on Wednesday.
Michael Pachter, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities, discusses the release of Destiny - the most expensive video game ever made - and whether it will sell enough to break even.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, with investors cautious regarding an upcoming independence vote for Scotland and pushed lower by weak trade on Wall Street.
Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, comments on the latest round of ECB actions and says the European economy now needs structural and fiscal reforms.
Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England, says many of the conditions for the U.K. economy to settle have been met and that interest rate normalization is getting closer.
Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, and Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discuss the U.K. economy and their forecast regarding an interest rate hike.
Peretz Lavie, president of Israel's Technion University, argues that universities "must have a mission", after launching a program to increase the number of Arab students.
Adam Farlow, partner at Baker & McKenzie, discusses the upcoming Alibaba IPO and the impact it could have on the Chinese equity market.
European shares closed lower on Monday, with the decline led by the U.K.'s FTSE 100 after weak trade data from China.