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European shares closed broadly lower on Tuesday amid continuing concerns over a potential reduction in asset buying by the U.S. central bank.
Hans Stoter, CIO of ING Investment Management, discusses the big moves in emerging markets' currencies and expects further weakness until Treasury yields stabilize.
The Muslim Brotherhood's leader, Mohammed Badie, was arrested early on Tuesday on charges including incitation to violence, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamel El-Din from Cairo.
Anthony Skinner, head of Middle East and North Africa at Maplecroft, says Egypt is very close to civil war as there is "no sign of reconciliation".
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, says he is a lot more optimistic about the markets as Japanese investors are back buying foreign bonds.
Peter Dickson, founding partner at Glennmont Partners, discusses renewables, and advises investing in underlying assets such as wind farms or solar parks for "secure long-term yields".
David Sneddon, global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, charts the performance of the U.S. 10-year bond, and expects yields to move higher in the short-term.
European shares closed lower on Monday, as political uncertainty in Italy weighed down the FTSE MIB, and investors remained unease over when U.S. Federal Reserve might start scaling back its stimulus program.
Arnaud Gandon, CIO at Heptagon Capital, favors equities over government bonds, and advises investors to reduce exposure to U.S. equities.
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports from Cairo on the latest developments in Egypt, and the international response to the conflict taking place.
Artur Fischer, joint CEO of the Berlin Stock Exchange, expects the outcome of the German elections to have little if no impact on the stock market and explains why a "grand coalition" is the biggest risk.
Stephen Gifford, director of economics at CBI, explains why he has raised his U.K, GDP forecast for the next two years, but stresses that the economy is not "out of the woods yet".
Luis Costa, emerging markets strategist at Citi, expects the India rupee to weaken further and says capital controls are the "opposite of what's needed".
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, discusses the U.S. Treasurys market and how the rally in yield is a "wake up call".
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Michael Silverstein, head of global consumer practice at Boston Consulting Group, comments on a survey which reveals that the growth of millionaires is slowing down in China and what is means for consumption there.
Adam Ereli, former U.S. ambassador to Bahrain, explains that the U.S. influence in the Middle East region is low because of poor aid.
Yra Harris, partner at Praxis Trading, explains that tapering will remain investors' key focus in August and why the steepening of the yield curve is "not a major issue" yet.
European shares closed higher on Friday after a weak start to the day, despite continued market worries about the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.
Nader Mousauizadeh, CEO of Oxford Analytica, talks about the Egyptian government's strategy and says the withdrawal of U.S. aid would have little short term impact as other gulf countries increased theirs.