European stocks ended the day lower on Thursday, with peripheral stocks leading the declines, as Portugal's PSI 20 Index fell over 4 percent.» Read More
Dimitris Daskalopoulos, vice chairman of Business Europe, says Greek small- and medium-sized enterprises have "survived" through the financial downturn but it is now time for them to "flourish".
There is "nothing compelling" to justify recent investor enthusiasm in the peripheral European economies, especially Spain, says John Kray a director at S&P Capital IQ.
Without structural reforms there is "nothing" the ECB can do to stimulate growth in peripheral countries, says Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts.
Indiegogo Co-Founder Danae Ringelmann explains how her platform - the largest in the world for crowdfunding - makes money.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, ahead of the ECB's latest policy decision and the all-important official U.S. employment numbers.
Robert Gardner, chief economist at Nationwide, discusses the U.K. property market, and says that price growth in London should start to moderate in the months to come.
There is a lot of "pricing power" in the services sector of U.S. shale gas, due to a limited pool of expertise, according to Edmund Shing, equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group.
Nicolas Sarkozy's latest entry to the headlines may put a stop to his presidential ambitions.
Peter Dickson, technical director at Glennmont Partners, says he invests in renewable energy infrastructure projects such as wind farms, and that yields are "quite predictable".
Pat McFadden, a U.K. Labour Party politician, discusses the Bank of England's forward guidance, which he says has failed to provide "clarity and certainty".
European shares closed higher on Tuesday, with investors buoyed by upbeat Chinese and U.S. economic data, and a sanctions settlement by French bank BNP Paribas.
John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, says the market over-reacted to easyJet's downgrade, and discusses the European airlines sector.
Benoit de Broissia, portfolio manager at KNL Richelieu, says there seems to be a "direct correlation" between BNP Paribas's dollar transactions and the size of its fine.
A Brexit would be more of a "catastrophe" for the U.K. than it would be for the EU says Wolgang Schauble, German finance minister.
George Godber, fund manager at Miton Group, says a "summer lull" in markets is unlikely this year, and outlines his U.K.-focused strategy as well as his top asset picks.
The crisis in Ukraine may have slipped from the headlines briefly, but the increasing risks it poses shouldn’t be far from investors’ minds.
James Hartop, group managing director for corporate client solutions in EMEA at UBS, says there could be some upside for emerging markets equities in the second half of the year.
European shares closed flat on Monday, at the start of a week packed with important economic data, starting with euro zone inflation figures.
Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, discusses Iraq and says the turmoil in the country is part of a wider trend for the disintegration of borders.
David Hauner of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research comments on the bank runs in Bulgaria, and says they are likely related to the Ukraine/Russia crisis.