Antoine Halff, head of oil industry and markets at IEA, says that the oil market is "concerned but quiet" on the developments in Ukraine, because the country is not a major transit area for oil.» Read More
European shares closed higher on Friday amid signs that U.S. lawmakers are moving closer to a deal to re-open the government and avoid a debt default.
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says that while most investors are selling gold, now is actually the perfect time to go long on the metal, due to the U.S. government shutdown.
Bartosz Pawlowski, global head of EM strategy at BNP Paribas, lists his top emerging markets picks, including Poland, Israel and South Korea, as they are best primed to benefit from a European and U.S.recovery.
European shares closed higher on Thursday, posting their biggest gains for a month, as hopes grew that the U.S. would strike a short-term debt limit deal to stop the country defaulting.
Simon Hayes, chief U.K. economist at Barclays and Jonathan Portes, director of the NIESR, agree that the Bank of England should keep its current "policy setting" untouched for a while.
Peter Oppenheimer, European equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains that he remains long equities over bonds, as growth becomes one of the main market drivers.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, chief euro zone economist at Barclays, highlights how fragile the European recovery is and how the deleveraging process is still "very complicated".
European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors balanced the ongoing U.S. budget deadlock against the news that Janet Yellen has been nominated the next chair of the Federal Reserve.
John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John's, says his previous comments on Obamacare were misinterpreted by the press.
Terry Haymond, director of gold for development at the World Gold Council, talks about the global economic impact of gold, all along its production chain.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday as the partial U.S. government shutdown, now in its eighth day, continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says there could be "short-term weakness" in equities, due to the government shutdown, but a major decline in the stock market is unlikely.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, discusses the IMF's downwardly revised global growth forecasts, and whether Europe will continue to "flatline" next year.
Greece might be confident that it will exit six years of recession in 2014, but the country's economic outlook remained worrying.
Asaf Pelef, founder of FTBpro, discusses his startup dedicated to football, with content produced by fans, and why he moved to London from Tel Aviv.
Norman Loayza, World Development report director and lead author, talks how risk management, when "responsible and effective", can open opportunities.
European shares closed lower on Monday as the partial government shutdown in the U.S. continued, and as investors worried that the impasse could lead to the country defaulting on its debt.
Evangelos Mytilineos, CEO of Greek mining group Mytilineos, tells CNBC that funding remains "scarce" in Greece.
Raffaele Jerusalmi, CEO of Borsa Italiana, says the restructuring of the European banking sector is positive but highlights the need for the right balance between restructuring and regulation.
David Kelly, chief global strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, advises investors to "sit tight" on U.S. equities due to the shutdown and says uncertainty could weigh on economic growth.