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Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains why bond investors are getting as "rough a ride" as equity investors.
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, expects the U.S. dollar to be much more volatile over the summer months, and highlights the euro's resilience.
Anders Borg, Sweden minister of finance, argues that the current plan for a European banking union is too rigid, and would increase banks' financing costs.
Laurent Fransolet, head of European interest rates strategy at Barclays, says the sell-off in 10-year U.S. Treasurys is nearly over, and that yields will stabilize within the next few months.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia's deputy prime minister, talks about the country's growth prospects, and how the government plans to help small businesses, and decrease its oil dependency.
European shares rebounded before turning down and closing lower on Friday. This followed a heavy sell-off in the previous session after the U.S. Federal Reserve hinted it might scale back its asset purchases this year.
Slim Feriani, CEO of Advance Emerging Capital, discusses emerging markets and why Russia is the firm's biggest exposure.
Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global, charts the performance of the S&P 500 and explains why it should go through a correction in the next three-to-six months.
Luis Costa, EM debt strategist at Citi, and Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, discuss the end of week sell-off and describe it as "temper tantrum".
Thomas Jordan, chairman of the Swiss National Bank, discusses the swiss franc, negative interest rates and domestic risks.
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, says the Russian system of governance is no longer "adequate" for the problem facing the economy.
European shares saw a heavy sell-off on Thursday afternoon on fears of a possible unwinding of monetary easing in the U.S., and weak economic numbers from China.
Alexei Kudrin, former Russian finance minister, talks about what needs to be done in Russia to attract foreign investments, and reduce the country's dependency on oil and gas exports.
Oleg Deripaska, CEO of Rusal, discusses the basic resources sector and says that investors should calm down and "accept reality".
Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, describes the move in the bond market following Bernanke's speech as "moderate".
Geoff Wilkinson, head of technical strategy at Whitman Howard, takes a technical look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average and at the European bank sector.
Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday, as investors awaited a key policy statement by the Federal Reserve after its two-day meeting.
Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, explains that markets expects Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to say that tapering is not the same as tightening, and advises on how to invest.
Volker Treier, deputy chief executive at the German Chamber of Industry & Commerce, comments on Obama's Berlin speech, and its emphasis on shared values.