Eamonn Butler, director of the Adam Smith Institute, says that despite recent scandals, most bankers should keep their bonuses and politicians shouldn't get involved with running banks.» Read More
Frederic Lemoine, chairman of Wendel, says the group is cautious about its Asian investments, and discusses the health of the French economy.
A new era for Ukraine has been ushered in with the announcement of an international bailout on Thursday morning.
Tom Forte, managing director at Telsey Advisory Group, says the reaction to King Digital's IPO show that investors are skeptical and await the release of a new hit game from the Candy Crush developer.
European stocks closed higher for a second day in a row on Wednesday amid hopes the European Central Bank and the People's Bank of China could provide monetary stimulus to boost economic growth.
Jean-Claude Biver, chairman at Hublot, explains that other countries are compensating for losses in China and that the group is focusing on general-end luxury.
Alan Brown, senior advisor at Schroders, says the market is seeing "several changes in buying trends" and that earnings should keep pace with interest rate hikes.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the U.S. and European Union are discussing "targeted sanctions" if Russia escalates the situation in Crimea.
Carlos Caicedo, senior principal analyst for Latin America at IHS, says Brazil has strong macroeconomic fundamentals, after the country suffered a credit rating downgrade on Tuesday.
Ewen Cameron Watt, BlackRock Investment Institute chief investment strategist, says there would be a large number of financial and political issues associated with Scottish independence.
European stocks closed sharply higher on Tuesday, after the release of new data on German business activity, hopes of Chinese stimulus measures and less focus on Crimean tensions.
Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, says exporters will have a "good time" with the weakening of the yen.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says gold will hit $1200 again in 2014, after falling off.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says it is time to buy U.S. dollars, as the ECB attempts to talk the euro down, and an interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve nears.
As the scale of funds being pulled out of Russia becomes clearer, speculation has increased that the government may have to impose capital controls.
Russia's economy is barely growing, inflation is rising fast, and capital is pouring out of the country, the Economy Ministry said on Monday.
Douglas Yates, assistant professor of political sciences at the American University of Paris, comments on the outcome of the first round of the French local elections and what it means for the national agenda.
David Stevenson, head of product and business development at Baring Asset Management, advises on how to invest in China as it shifts away from the "old manufacturing model."
European stock markets traded lower on Monday off the back of weak Chinese data and heightening tension in Ukraine.
Peter Atherton, head of the utility sector at Liberum, discusses what a competition inquiry into the U.K. utility market would mean for investments and consumers.
William Tobey of Harvard University says that Russia is now showing signs of reluctance in its commitment to improving nuclear security.