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  • Where's the German economy headed?   Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Where's the German economy headed?

    Markus Kerber, director general at the Federation of German Industries, says that both Germany and Europe are in a "transitional stage", but adds that there will be "an increased growth rate" in Germany at the end of next year.

  • Not sensible to ignore wishes of Germany   Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Not sensible to ignore wishes of Germany

    Juergen Stark, former member of the Executive Board at the European Central Bank, says some council members are "reluctant" to purchase government bonds, and their opinions must be "taken into account".

  • Draghi: Govt bond purchases are possible   Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Draghi: Govt bond purchases are possible

    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, discusses possible future stimulus measures, saying that sovereign bond purchases are possible if needed.

  • An asset management company with a twist   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    An asset management company with a twist

    Michael Green, international CEO at investment firm American Century, talks about how his company puts a chunk of its profits back into supporting medical research in genetically-based diseases.

  • TPP Agreement is "within reach"   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    TPP Agreement is

    Roberto Azevêdo, director-general at WTO, talks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and how he hopes the "challenges" between countries will be "overcome".

  • Germany is 'wasting' an opportunity: Bofinger   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Germany is 'wasting' an opportunity: Bofinger

    Peter Bofinger, member of the German Council of Economic Experts and one of the German Chancellor's "wise men" says that Germany's is not doing its original job of being the economic "powerhouse of the euro area".

  • Europe closes flat to lower after GDP; Nokia tumbles

    European shares closed flat to lower on Friday, as investors reacted to better-than-expected euro zone growth data and lower oil and metal prices.

  • Should you worry about the Petrobras scandal?   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Should you worry about the Petrobras scandal?

    A prolonged decline in oil prices should not hurt investment in Brazil's energy sector, and neither should the Petrobras scandal, says Roberto Jaguaribe, the Brazilian ambassador to the UK.

  • Preserve the 'sanctity' of FIFA   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Preserve the 'sanctity' of FIFA

    "All corners of our planet" should be able to host the World Cup, but the decisions made today have failed to protect FIFA's "sanctity" says Jerome Champagne, a presidential candidate for the organization.

  • What Germans CEOs think of the economy   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    What Germans CEOs think of the economy

    CNBC talks to four German CEOs about their thoughts on the current state of Germany's economy, prior to release of the third quarter's GDP data.

  • Why low Europe growth is good for Sodexo   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Why low Europe growth is good for Sodexo

    Europe will have very low GDP growth for years to come, which could be a "great opportunity", says Sodexo CEO Michel Landel.

  • Ukraine crisis: A repeat of the summer?   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Ukraine crisis: A repeat of the summer?

    The conflict between Ukraine and Russia in July and August 2014 could be "ratcheting up again", says Andrew Foxall, director of the the Russia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society.

  • Europe ends up; energy stocks pressured   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:30 AM ET
    Europe ends up; energy stocks pressured

    European shares closed higher on Thursday, even as a further fall in oil prices led to heavy selling in the energy sector.

  • Corporate bond buying: A 'good opportunity'?   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Corporate bond buying: A 'good opportunity'?

    Louis Gargour, chief investment officer at LNG Capital, discusses whether the time is right to buy corporate bonds.

  • Europe shares close lower; banks suffer   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Europe shares close lower; banks suffer

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday with investors shunning banking stocks after regulators announced penalties for the alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets.

  • Putin needs to appear 'strong'   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Putin needs to appear 'strong'

    Louis Gargour, chief investment officer of LNG Capital, says Russian President Vladimir Putin's move to start sending tanks towards Ukraine again is "directly related" to his popularity ratings and his need to appear "strong".

  • What's the point of chasing a comet?   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    What's the point of chasing a comet?

    Jon Kemp, vice-president of the Science Business Unit of e2V, talks about the European Space Agency's success in landing on a comet, and how the comet provides "real clues", "fossil record" and "material" about the universe.

  • UK regulator gives banks 'strong' message   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    UK regulator gives banks 'strong' message

    Martin Wheatley, CEO of the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority, says the regulator wants to send a "strong and early message" to banks about unacceptable behavior.

  • Europe ends in the green; Vodafone up 5.3%   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Europe ends in the green; Vodafone up 5.3%

    European stocks ended the day in the green on Tuesday, after fluctuating throughout the day.

  • Bank's 'love-hate relationship' with regulators: CFO

    Jan Erik Back, CFO of SEB, talks about his company's relationship with banking regulators, which he describes as "love-hate".

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