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Antonio Pires de Lima, Portugal's economy minister, reiterates Portugal's commitment to reach its deficit target and says the government has made sure to comply with the constitution when drafting its budget.
Edward Davey, U.K. secretary of state for energy, comments on the energy market following the announcement of a nuclear deal with EDF.
Henri Proglio, chairman and CEO of EDF, is confident the group will avoid overrunning on the construction of the U.K.'s Hinkley Point nuclear plant.
Olusegun Aganga, Nigerian minister of industry, trade and investment, says the Nigerian government has "an industrial revolution planned" as well as a "strong, robust" macro-economic background.
European equities staged a broad-based rally to close higher on Friday, as investor confidence was buoyed by Chinese growth data and expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep monetary stimulus unchanged for months.
Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at JP Morgan Funds, charts how even if the U.S. wouldn¿t have "technically defaulted" on October 17, a lack of deal would have resulted in recession and "chaos".
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the Chinese economy following the release of a better-than-expected GDP data.
George Osborne, U.K. finance minister, says that the Chinese could become the majority owners of a British nuclear power plant.
Mark Williams, chief Asia economist at Capital Economics, says that Chinese data over the summer has been positive, which should result in an acceleration of growth in the third quarter.
European equities closed narrowly higher on Thursday, with investors underwhelmed by U.S. lawmakers finally reaching a deal to lift the country's borrowing limit.
Michael Gayed, co-portfolio manager at ATAC Inflation Rotation Fund, says that if the "incredible bull run" in equities continues, the rotation out of developed markets and into emerging ones should accelerate.
Guy Peddy, senior analyst for telecoms and media at Macquarie Group, talks about the KPN-America Movil deal falling through, and the resilience of BskyB in the U.K.
Margaret Doyle, head of financial services insight at Deloitte, explains that since the financial crisis, banking has become a less popular career choice for business students, while software and computer services has risen in the rankings.
Hisham El-Khazindar, managing director and co-founder of Citadel Capital, says that people looking to invest in Egypt and North Africa should think on a 10- to 20-year horizon.
European equities closed higher on Wednesday, paring morning losses, as investors bet on an imminent deal in Washington to avert a U.S. debt default and bring an end to the government shutdown.
David Slater, director of international business development at London & Partners, talks about how London is trying to attract Chinese companies such a game maker Rekoo.
Hisham El-Khazindar, managing director and co-founder of Citadel Capital, explains that he does not rule out the potential sale of his company as "everything has a price".
Simon Chadwick, professor of sport business strategy and marketing at Coventry University, discusses the economic impact of soccer teams qualifying for the World Cup.
Giulio Tremonti, Italy's finance minister, says the Italian government is monitoring what's happening at Alitalia and that it would favor the group's integration into a major international player.
European equities closed higher on Tuesday, as expectations of an imminent debt deal in the U.S. encouraged global market sentiment.