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Marcus Grubb, managing director of investment at the World Gold Council, says gold demand has shifted to Asian countries.
Paul Rawkins, head of emerging Europe sovereign ratings at Fitch, explains why the agency downgraded Ukraine to B- with negative outlook and says an IMF bailout would be the best outcome.
European equities closed higher on Friday, improving on a rally seen in the previous session following dovish remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen.
Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, says it would be "logical" to have an euro zone fiscal backstop to accompany the region's asset quality review.
As Russia downgrades its own growth forecasts up to 2030, the chief executive of the country's largest lender warned that the government must help.
Ian Davies, engineering director at EasyJet, comments on the group's ash cloud test and says its "AVOID" technology could be shared to prevent a repeat of 2010 when an Icelandic volcano halted air traffic in Europe.
Nicola Horlick, CEO of Money&Co, says the new crowdfunding platform will see individuals lending money to SMEs and setting the interest rate themselves.
European equities closed lower on Wednesday as investors continued to fret over mixed signals from U.S. Federal Reserve officials regarding its bond-buying operations.
Maya Prabhu, managing director at Coutts Institute, talks about a report revealing that million-dollar donations bounced back in 2012, totalling over $19 billion internationally.
Stuart Feffer, co-head of Wells Fargo Global Fund Services, explains why October was a good month for hedge funds and which strategies have done well.
European equities closed down on Tuesday, as weak corporate results halted a recent rally, and as China unveiled a reform agenda for the next decade.
Maria van der Hoeven, executive director at the International Energy Agency, expects the U.S. to become the world's top oil producer by 2016 and says the Middle East will need a lot of investments to supply booming Asian demand.
Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International, discusses the U.K. economy ahead of the Bank of England's quarterly inflation report, as inflation falls to its lowest level in over a year.
Angus Knowles-Cutler, London senior partner at Deloitte, reveals that London is the biggest global hub in high-skill employment and that it faces several constraints if it continues to grow as expected.
European equities closed higher on Monday following a brief sell-off last week over concerns of the early reduction in the U.S. Federal Reserve's stimulus program, and with significant gains from the healthcare sector.
Flemming Ornskov, CEO of Shire Pharmaceutical, says that its latest acquisition, Viropharma, is a "strategic fit" whose main product should become a growth engine.
Erik Berglof, chief economist at EBRD, explains that the recovery in central and Eastern Europe should be much slower than expected and that a "renewed focus" on reforms is needed.
Arvind Ramakrishnan, head of Asia at Maplecroft, explains how the Philippines' "catastrophic" devastation will impact its economy -- especially its food and beverage sector.
Clara Shih, CEO of Hearsay Social, explains that Hearsay helps organizations manage high volumes of social media traffic and highlights that the company has started to expand in Europe.
James Kynge, principal for China Confidential at the Financial Times, expects rural sector reforms to come out of the Chinese Plenum, which would have an "enormous effect" on both the Chinese and global economies.