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Nick Bate, U.K. economist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on the latest Bank of England's minutes which showed that "divergence is opening up".
David Hartwell, principal Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the events in Egypt, where a compromise looks "pretty remote".
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din goes over the events of the day in Egypt, with its "flurry of dramatic events", from the announcement of the state of emergency to the night-time curfew.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, talks about the "surprise" euro zone GDP number.
Doug Fine, author of 'Too High to Fail', explains the benefits to the economy that legalizing cannabis in the U.S. would have.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says that the U.S. market could surprise to the upside as the current bull market is "unloved".
European shares closed higher on Tuesday following data for the euro zone which boosted hopes the currency bloc is heading out of recession, and signs of a housing recovery in the U.K.
Adam Challis, head of residential research at Jones Lang LaSalle, and Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, comment on the rise in U.K house prices, and the regional divide.
Tom Levinson, FX strategist at ING Financial Markets, explains why he expects the euro to come down against the U.S. dollar shortly, and why the dollar should settle into a strong cyclical rally before year-end.
Moorad Choudhry, IPO treasurer at RBS, discusses the euro zone ahead of the quarterly GDP number, and warns against being too optimistic on the back of one positive set of figures.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie comments on the need for a globally coordinated approach to tackling the drugs trade.
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo, where pro-Mursi supporters have called for a million-man-march against the military.
European shares closed mixed on Monday, with financial services stocks posting the biggest declines, amid contrasting data from Japan and China.
Jaco Rouw, senior portfolio manager for core fixed income at ING Investment Management, explains why the outlook for equities remain positive.
Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, discusses the USD/JPY trade following a disappointing Japanese GDP reading.
David Sneddon, managing director at Credit Suisse, expects the upcoming European GDP data to highlight the region's ongoing recovery.
Greece's latest output data showed the country's economy contracted at a slower rate than the previous quarter, exceeding analyst estimates.
Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, talks about Tesco's new supermarkets and how they are gearing up for a trend towards out-of-town shopping.
Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says that in the long term, oil prices will depend on OPEC oil supply.
European shares closed higher on Friday, boosted by mining stocks, which received a lift from Chinese data.