Jose Vinals, director of the Monetary and Capital Markets department at the IMF, stresses that while Europe has started to recover, more needs to be done on fiscal policy and banking regulations.» Read More
Stefan Dobocky, board member at DSM, says that by merging its pharma division with drug maker Patheon, a "global leader" will be created, and explains that the new entity will be run as a separate company.
European equities closed lower on Tuesday as markets turned cautious over when the U.S. Federal Reserve might scale back its stimulus program.
Klaus Regling, managing director at the European Stability Mechanism, discusses the European banking union and the roles the ECB and the European Stability Mechanism could play.
José Ángel Gurría, secretary general at the OECD, says the world economy is stuck in "first gear" and that growth prospects are "sluggish."
Todd Sears, founder of Out on The Street, highlights the "return-on equality" for companies which are LGBT- (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) friendly.
Dragos Tanase, general manager at Rosia Montana Gold Corporation, discusses the outlook for Romania's mining industry, as expansion proposals are mired in controversy.
European equities closed higher on Monday after a negative start, boosted by strong trading on Wall Street, plus euro zone trade surplus data.
Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, explains that the group's financing does not come from the government but from its cash flow and its international lenders.
Parisian police are on the hunt for a gunman after two separate shootings were reported, one of which caused serious injury, reports CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi.
Richard Wilson, CEO of TIGA, discusses the release of Sony's PS4 and says early indications show that it should be a success.
Michael Noonan, Ireland's finance minister, highlights that foreign direct investment is at an "all-time high" in Ireland at the moment.
Marcus Grubb, managing director of investment at the World Gold Council, says gold demand has shifted to Asian countries.
Paul Rawkins, head of emerging Europe sovereign ratings at Fitch, explains why the agency downgraded Ukraine to B- with negative outlook and says an IMF bailout would be the best outcome.
European equities closed higher on Friday, improving on a rally seen in the previous session following dovish remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen.
Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, says it would be "logical" to have an euro zone fiscal backstop to accompany the region's asset quality review.
As Russia downgrades its own growth forecasts up to 2030, the chief executive of the country's largest lender warned that the government must help.
Ian Davies, engineering director at EasyJet, comments on the group's ash cloud test and says its "AVOID" technology could be shared to prevent a repeat of 2010 when an Icelandic volcano halted air traffic in Europe.
Nicola Horlick, CEO of Money&Co, says the new crowdfunding platform will see individuals lending money to SMEs and setting the interest rate themselves.
European equities closed lower on Wednesday as investors continued to fret over mixed signals from U.S. Federal Reserve officials regarding its bond-buying operations.
Maya Prabhu, managing director at Coutts Institute, talks about a report revealing that million-dollar donations bounced back in 2012, totalling over $19 billion internationally.