The underlying problems in Europe's southern economies have not been solved, says Hans-Werner Sinn, president at the Ifo Institute. He also criticizes the ECB potential use of quantitative easing.» Read More
Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO, says China could need more economic stimulus in the second quarter of 2014, following further disappointing data.
Accor CEO Sébastien Bazin discusses the hotelier's annual results, which were reported on Thursday.
European stocks closed lower on Thursday, with sentiment remaining fragile after poor data from China and France.
Liberum's Peter Atherton says U.K. energy companies could keep tariffs flat come next September, after Centrica reported that 360,000 of its customers quit in the fourth quarter due to price hikes.
Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services, says the falloff in BAE Systems' stock after a profit warning is overdone, because the U.S.'s defense cutbacks are old news.
Charles Hecker of Control Risks says the political turmoil in Ukraine is "incredibly unpredictable", and that the country's president has lost control of the situation.
European stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, with worse-than-expected jobs data weighing on the U.K.'s FTSE 100, and investors awaiting the release of the latest minutes from the U.S Federal Reserve.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO of PIMCO, says the political instability in Italy could provide a buying opportunity for investors.
DataSift founder Nick Halstead discusses his plans to launch an IPO in a couple of years' time. DataSift aggregates social media data for businesses and Halstead is famed as the founder of Twitter's "retweet" button.
ISS CEO Jeff Gravenhorst talks about the company's IPO announcement. The stock listing would be the second largest Nordic IPO since 2010.
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, a German member of the European Parliament, says officials should not "threaten" Switzerland regarding its vote to restrict immigration from other European Union countries.
European stocks closed flat on Tuesday, after mixed data from Germany and reports that PSA Peugeot Citroen had finalized a deal with China's Dongfeng.
Hans Redeker, the head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses the threat deflation poses to Europe.
Jon Brager, senior credit analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, says Peugeot's capital hike is an "obvious credit positive".
Mairead Molloy, global director of Berkeley International, discusses the dating industry and the difficulties of finding love online.
William Mack, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ Equity Research, says the luxury sector in China will see big growth.
Luis da Silva, chief designer at McQueens, talks about why the rose is the most popular flower on Valentine's Day.
European stocks closed higher on Friday with sentiment boosted by better-than-expected growth data from the euro zone, while Italian shares reacted positively to a new prime minister.
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Bank, says the U.S. Federal Reserve has created a "phony recovery" and will reverse the taper.
Curt Custard, head of global investment solutions at UBS, discusses the outlook for the emerging markets and the countries where investors should be looking.