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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her attachment to saving the single currency is the source of Europe's weakness rather than its strength, according to the CEO of Danish bank Saxo.
Nick Robins, head of climate change at HSBC, estimates that big economies need to double their rate of decarbonization by 2020 to stay below "catastrophic" levels of carbon emissions.
European shares closed down on Wednesday, as investors looked ahead to the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting.
Fraser Lundie, co-head of credit at Hermes Fund Managers, says that rising bond yields in the U.S. will be bad for credit markets, as they can't withstand rates rises.
Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, explains why he is positive on the British pound, and discusses the impact the FOMC minutes is likely to have on the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports on the EU's decision to review its aid to Egypt, the possible release of former president Hosni Mubarak, and the latest developments in Syria.
Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, explains why it's such a "difficult time for the fixed income market".
John Kay, columnist at the Financial Times and Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, discuss the U.K. recovery and the country's fiscal situation.
Germany is probing how a man, high on drugs and wearing only underpants, was able to board German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government jet.
The opposition hit back at Germany's ruling coalition after the country's finance minister said Athens would need a third bailout.
Robert Ayres, emeritus professor of economics, political science and technology management at INSEAD, says that there is a small bubble forming in the shale gas industry.
Martin Arnold, senior analyst at ETF Securities, talks about commodities, particularly gold, following quarterly results from a number of mining companies.
Hans Stoter, CIO of ING Investment Management, discusses the big moves in emerging markets' currencies and expects further weakness until Treasury yields stabilize.
European shares closed broadly lower on Tuesday amid continuing concerns over a potential reduction in asset buying by the U.S. central bank.
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.