Concerns over Ukraine accentuated a flight to safe havens on Wednesday, with global stock markets hitting the brakes.» Read More
Terry Smith, CEO of Fundsmith, highlights that many businesses use words to divert attention from problems and says investors should be wary of these words and phrases.
James Cooksey, head of St. James's for the Crown Estate, talks about the program to revamp the neighborhood by investing in retail, new office spaces and restaurants.
Sajid Javid, financial secretary to the U.K. Treasury, says that by becoming the first non-Muslim country to issue Islamic bonds, the U.K. signals it wants a "bigger share of the fast-growing Islamic financial market".
European stocks closed higher on Tuesday thanks to strong earnings from BP and Saipem, as well as upbeat results from Finnish handset maker Nokia.
Maxime Picat, CEO of Peugeot, discusses the car maker's partnership with Dongfeng, and says the group currently enjoys "very strong financial security".
Johan Molin, CEO of Assa Abloy, comments on the group's earnings and highlights that it grew in all parts of the world except Europe, but that southern Europe is bottoming out.
Leopoldo Alvear, CFO of Bankia, talks about the group's results, how it has continued to reduce the level of its non-performing loans and how it's "fighting hard" despite "weak demand".
European equities closed narrowly lower in a choppy trading session on Monday, as disappointing third quarter earnings weighed. However, stocks remained near 5-year highs.
David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, comments on U.K. banking and says the focus this week will be on RBS and what the Chancellor, George Osborne, will propose with regards to it.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses the upcoming FOMC meeting and says the key thing for the market will be assessing the "damage" from the "fiscal impasse".
European shares closed lower on Friday, but strong growth data from the U.K. helped pare losses.
Larry McDonald, senior director at Newedge USA, says the Federal Reserve won't say anything important before the next chairman is installed in January, and that despite increased communication, there is "less visibility".
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, expects the currency markets to gain more direction after the Federal Reserve's meeting.
Tom Johnstone, CEO of SKF, comments on the global economy and explains why he is bullish on North America in the medium- to long-term.
Bracken Darrell, CEO of Logitech, reveals that the first half of the year was better than Logitech expected it to be, and explains that the "game plan" includes becoming a bigger "mobility" player.
European shares closed higher on Thursday thanks to strong corporate results and encouraging data from China, and despite fresh data showing that euro zone business growth had been hit by falling demand.
Philippe Gudin, chief European economist at Barclays, says the European economy has "no growth driver" which is why its recovery will be slow and weak.
Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx Group, says that despite markets hitting all-time highs, the level of interest in stock markets is declining.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, hit by plans for new, tougher stress tests for euro zone banks from the European Central Bank.
Simon Hills, executive director at the British Bankers' Association and Charlie Parker, investment editor at Citywire, discuss the pros and cons of the ECB's banking stress tests.