Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodities market strategy at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that continued QE by the US Fed, a pickup in the Chinese economy and a continued squeeze on Iranian production will drive oil up.» Read More
Simon Maughan, financials sector strategist at Olivetree Financial Group, discusses Germany's sudden U-turn on a banking union and what it means for Europe.
Torrie Callander, senior corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, believes the euro is currently over-supported and expects it to fall during the course of the year, on negative European data.
Didier Saint Georges, a member of the investment committee at Carmignac Gestion, says the environment for European bond investors remains supportive, following the successful Portuguese 10-year bond auction.
Laszlo Andor, commissioner for employment, social affairs and inclusion at the European Commission, calls for greater solidarity within the euro zone.
Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, discusses the summit between the U.S. and South Korea and says no change of strategy against North Korea is likely to be induced.
Max Knudsen, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, discusses the British Pound and explains why it has been one of the best performing currencies in April.
European stocks close off their lows Monday, after hitting five-year highs last week, amid hopes for further central bank stimulus and as investors largely shrugged off a tepid euro zone economic report.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains why U.S. investors prefer to buy domestic equities over emerging countries' despite less appealing valuation.
Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset Management, says a break of 100 for the USD/JPY is inevitable but will not happen this week as no major data is coming out.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, believes European bond yields will remain very low despite disappointing data because "they're the ultimate safe haven".
The French benchmark CAC index has performed strongly, suggesting that local politics are not of great concern to the market.
After one year in office, no French president has been as unpopular as Francois Hollande.
Ten of thousands of French protesters marched to denounce austerity on Sunday to mark the end of President Francois Hollande's first year in office.
Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, discusses the performance of the DAX, which reached a new high on Friday.
Keith McLoughlin, CEO of Electrolux, expects growth from everywhere in the world except Europe, and says growth in the U.S. will be boosted by the recovery in the housing market.
Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, comments on this week's oil prices' volatility and says the fundamentals of supply/demand point to higher prices.
Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, explains why ECB's Draghi is a fox and the Fed's Bernanke is a hedgehog.
European shares closed higher on Friday after non-farm payrolls data from the U.S. came in better-than-expected.
Wike Groenenberg, emerging market FX strategist at Citi, says the EUR/USD will go lower later in the year. He also discusses emerging market currencies.
Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, discusses the move in EUR/USD, following the positive U.S. jobs report.