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European shares closed lower on Thursday with investors reacting to quarterly earnings and some disappointing data from the euro zone.
Erin Davis, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, discusses Lloyd's Banking Group's results and says that while the bank will probably pay a very small dividend in 2014, it will then "quickly ramp it up".
Henri Proglio, CEO of EDF, says he is very confident that the group will beat expectations in 2014.
Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer at Microsoft U.K., argues that many people should be more careful about how they use technology.
Manji Cheto, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Western Africa, the risk of contagion to other countries and the economic impact.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, as investors reacted to fresh sanctions against Russia and corporate earnings, while looking ahead to a monetary policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Adewale Tinubu, group chief executive at Oando, comments on the group's deal to acquire ConocoPhillips's Nigeria upstream business and what it means for the group.
Rebecca Healey, senior analyst at Tabb Group, discusses the importance of dark pools and says the focus should be on providing greater clarity.
Carlos Tavares, PSA Peugeot CEO, says the group's turnaround plan is showing its first good result but adds that he remains cautious on Europe.
Russia's MICEX Index rallied 2 percent in morning trade, despite news of the toughest sanctions against the country since the end of the Cold War.
Carlos Caicedo, principal analyst at IHS Country Risk, says that Argentina defaulting and then restructuring its debt a few months later could lead to capital flight, currency fluctuations and social unrest.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday, as investors reacted to corporate earnings while keeping an eye for fresh sanctions against Russia.
Hans Humes, founder and CEO of Greylock Capital, discusses Argentina's bond woes and says holdout bondholders need "some kind of gesture" from the country.
Eric Hauser, autos analyst at ISI Group, comments on Renault's quarterly results, which he describes as "light on cash generation".
Andrew Lilico, director at Europe Economics, and Carlo Gallo, director of Enquirisk, discuss how the EU economic sanctions against Russia will impact the country.
Scott Dietzen, CEO of Pure Storage, says the company has under-cut traditional data storage by using technology which allows for a faster, simpler user experience.
European shares closed lower on Monday, with investors focused on corporate earnings as well as developments in Ukraine and Gaza.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, discusses European peripheral bonds, after the Spanish 10-year yield fell below 2.5 percent for the first time ever.
Spanish lender Bankia announced a near-doubling of quarterly net profit on Monday. CFO Leopoldo Alvear joins CNBC to discuss.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, and Simon Quijano-Evans, head of emerging markets research at Commerzbank, discusses investing in emerging markets - and Russia in particular.