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European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings news and data released in the euro zone, China and the U.S.
Steven Saywell, global head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, says inflation remains the main driver for the euro and expects inflation to weaken further, pushing the ECB into action.
Alexander Batchvarov, head of international structured finance at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, explains why the ECB could use securitization for an asset-purchasing operation.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday, with merger and acquisition activity starting a shortened trading week on a positive note.
Otilia Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the upcoming Ukrainian presidential elections are unlikely to ease tensions on the ground.
Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, says earnings have been "decently good" so far, but forward guidance has been disappointing.
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Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.
European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.
Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.
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Alan Mendoza, executive director at the Henry Jackson Society, and Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the impact on markets.
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European shares closed higher on Wednesday, as better-than-expected Chinese growth data and a slew of earnings releases buoyed sentiment.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, explains why despite positive data, the U.K. economy remains "rather fragile", and discusses top stock picks.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory Partners, says investors should not be worried about harsher economic sanctions on Russia, despite continuing tensions with Ukraine.
Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, comments on Nestle's earnings and highlights that currency weakness was a "big pain" for the group in the first quarter.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, as Ukraine worries and fears about slowing demand in China weighed on stocks, along with disappointing data from the U.S.
Paul Renken, chief geologist and mining analyst at VSA Capital, discusses mining stocks and the outlook for iron ore, after Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in the metal's shipments.
Elizabeth Corley, CEO of Allianz Global Investors, says that European markets are driven by news flow rather than fundamentals, and explains why this provides good entry points for specific stocks.