Pablo Calderon Martinez, teaching fellow of European studies at Kings College London, discusses a project that analyses how "European" individuals really are, through data.» Read More
Germany has played the role of predictable engine, chugging away at the heart of the euro zone machine, for much of the post-credit crisis era.
Andrew Palmer, Americas editor at The Economist, discusses how Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has increased her popularity quickly, after polls showed her behind rival Marina Silva ahead of the elections.
Arrigo Berni, CEO of Moleskine, talks about the Livescribe Notebook which allows notes written on paper to be transferred onto a digital device.
Arrigo Berni, CEO of Moleskine, says investors need time to understand the business model of the company. Shares in Moleskine have fallen 30 percent this year.
European shares closed higher on Friday, bouncing back after yesterday's sell-off, after they were buoyed by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data from the U.S.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says there could be a stock market correction ahead if there are "cracks" in the fundamentals of the U.S. economy.
John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says the lack of wage growth will keep the Federal Reserve "on hold" for longer in terms of an interest rate hike.
Jacques Cailloux, chief European economist at Nomura, says ECB President Mario Draghi cannot increase inflation in the euro zone alone, and needs countries to enact structural reform.
Andy Liu, China analyst at Teneo Intelligence, says nothing will come out of the Hong Kong chief executive's speech and that an agreement between protesters and government would be "quite difficult".
Russian President Vladimir Putin told the Russia Calling conference that the Bank of Russia can still practice currency intervention, and that the country is working on delivering more transparency for businesses.
Luca Cordero Di Montezemolo, outgoing Ferrari chairman, talks to CNBC about his 23 years at Ferrari and the progress the company has made since he first started working there.
European shares closed sharply lower on Thursday, after a press conference by ECB President Mario Draghi left investors wanting more details about its asset purchase program.
Thomas Seidl, senior research analyst for European insurance at Sanford Bernstein, discusses the change of management at Pimco's mother company - Allianz - and what to expect from Pimco.
Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, and Jeremy Stretch, head of foreign exchange strategy at CIBC, discuss the latest ECB meeting and euro zone inflation expectations.
Russian President Putin pledged Russia would continue to develop as an open market - but stop using the US dollar for trade.
Russia will definitely not impose controls to stop the flow of money out of the country, its Minister of Economic Development told CNBC on Thursday.
Sarbjit Nahal, head of thematic investment strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch, talks about global pandemics and discusses investment strategies.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, with investors reacting to fresh economic data from the euro zone and the U.S., and looking ahead to Thursday's ECB meeting.
BMW is "fully hedged" against the falling euro says Ian Robertson, head of sales and marketing at BMW, adding that the weaker currency should not affect the group's 2014 performance.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says the ECB will have to take a more "aggressive" approach going forward as demand for credit remains weak and spare capacity is "very significant".