Noel Tagoe, executive director at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), says what happened at Tesco was an "easy" mistake, as it used historical data to overestimate volumes, which had been falling.» Read More
Fadi Zaher, head of bonds and currencies at Kleinwort Benson, says the euro is boosted by the faster-than-expected recovery in Europe, and says low inflation is "not that worrying" at the moment.
The outlook for world trade in 2014 and 2015 is "brighter, but not as bright" as the WTO would have hoped, says, Roberto Azevedo, WTO director general.
Russia will talk about helping Ukraine if it recognizes the annexation of Crimea, Russia’s finance minister told CNBC.
Moritz Kraemer, chief sovereign rating officer at S&P, highlights that while Greece has achieved a lot, its economy below pre-crisis levels.
European shares closed lower on Friday - their first weekly loss in a month - as a disappointing earnings from JPMorgan added to the "risk-off" sentiment, and tech stocks slumped.
Reza Moghadam, director of the IMF's European department, discusses the IMF's role in helping Ukraine out of its "dire financial solution", and touches upon gas price negotiations with Russia.
The perception of Greece in the financial market has changed, says Reza Moghadam, director of the IMF's European department, adding however that the country still has large financial needs.
Connie Hedegaard, European commissioner for climate action, says the Ukraine crisis has reinforced the need for alternative energiy in Europe, as energy dependence has both economic and political implications.
European shares closed lower on Thursday, having fluctuated for much of the day, as investors grew nervous ahead of the upcoming first quarter earnings session.
Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING, says that with the "cyclical recovery" underway, equities is his "preferred asset class."
Petros Christodoulou, deputy CEO at the National bank of Greece and former head of the Greek Public Debt Management Agency, says the successful bond auction shows that "effort and pain" is paying off.
Ukraine's acting foreign minister tells CNBC that the 'more concrete action and determined sanctions' should be taken against Russia.
Andrew Stanger, employment partner at Mayer Brown, discusses the European Commission's plan to regulate executive pay-outs and tackle pay inequality.
European shares closed higher on Wednesday, following a rebound led by the auto sector, after the heavy selling seen at the start of the week.
Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, says the attacks on government buildings in eastern Ukraine were orchestrated and funded from outside the country.
Philip Tyson, rates strategist at ICAP, says the Greek 5-year bonds auction on Thursday should have "pretty solid" demand but highlights that longer-term, there are still some "big question marks" over Greece.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO of Pimco, explains why she likes emerging markets at the moment, and warns that there is a "little bit" of complacency in the market.
A match appeared to have been struck to the conflict in Ukraine this week, as violence erupted between pro-Russian supporters and the Ukrainian army.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says the latest technology stock sell-off cannot be likened to the dotcom bubble of the 2000s.
European stocks closed lower on Tuesday for a second day after a selloff Monday saw bourses snap a nine-day winning streak, with investors seemingly fearful about the upcoming earnings season.