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The withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from eastern parts of the country is significant, says Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe, as Kiev has block this move up until now.
Both the U.S. and the U.K. are heading for monetary policy shifts within the next 9 months, says Bill O'Neill of UBS, which puts them in a unique position in the developed world.
European shares ended the day firmly in the green on Wednesday, amid hopes that Ukraine and Russia were nearing a cease-fire agreement.
Ukraine will be in an "enviable position" in terms of world trade if it can allow power-sharing between the east and the rest of the country, says Alexander Branis, director at Prosperity Capital.
There's a greater than 50 percent chance the ECB will act with QE, says Andrew Balls, deputy CIO at PIMCO, but he stresses the central bank will need more data to make its decision.
Gio Valiante, author of Fearless Golf, says there are "enormous" parallels between being a professional golfer and being a trader.
European shares slipped to close marginally lower on Tuesday, as investors monitored events in eastern Ukraine and reacted to economic data from the region.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, says the group is shifting its focus from fossil fuel to biofuel, and says the new venture is "very important" for the group's financials going forward.
Professor Nat Puri, founder of Purico, argues that Scotland's economy should benefit from independence and that denying the use of the British pound would be detrimental to the rest of the U.K.
Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says that all signs point to more action from the ECB, but that it "won't be QE as we know it".
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses sterling following the U.K.'s weak manufacturing data and discusses the outlook for the currency.
European shares closed flat to lower on Monday as investors weighed worse-than-expected manufacturing data against tensions in Ukraine.
Nina Schick, analyst at Open Europe, comments on the appointment of Donald Tusk as European Council president and the potential for France's Pierre Moscovici to become commissioner for economic affairs.
Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says that as the theme for the rest of the year will be diverging economic performance between U.S., Europe and Japan, we should go long on the dollar.
Joseph Dayan, managing director and head of markets at BCS Financial Group, says that Russian equity valuations are at "ridiculous levels."
U.K. Prime Minister, David Cameron, outlines new measures to tackle the raised terrorism threat level - which include the temporary ability to seize passports at the border.
Sir Richard Dannatt, former head of the British Army, says that the U.S. and the West need to "exercise leadership" and take a strong stance against Russia's actions in Ukraine.
Alan Higgins, U.K. CIO at Coutts, says the weak euro zone PMI reflects the "very weak" bank lending environment and says a ECB rate cut is more likely than a quantitative easing program.
The crisis in Ukraine seems to be slipping closer to all-out war, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “statehood” for its disputed region.
Jinn is an app that allows users to order anything from any shop in London and get it delivered within 60 minutes, explains co-founder, Leon Herrera.