Martin Gauss, CEO of Air Baltic, talks about the environment for airlines in Latvia currently, given the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.» Read More
Volker Treier, deputy CEO of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, argues that the proposed German coalition would lead to a loss of competitiveness.
Antonin Jullier, global of equity trading strategy at Citi, forecasts less upside for equities in the U.S. in 2014 than in Europe or emerging markets, as it has already "rallied so much."
Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, talks about how winning the Expo 2020 bid is a "key milestone" for Dubai, as it will create a "new wave of sustainable growth."
Guillermo Felices, head of European asset allocation at Barclays, explains why investors' bullishness towards equities is very strong at the moment.
David Sneddon, global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, charts the performance of the Japanese Nikkei and explains why it's like looking like "deja-vu."
European equities were higher on Wednesday with investors boosted by strong earnings, a coalition deal in Germany, and strong performances from U.S. stocks continuing.
Nicola Borri, assistant professor of economics at LUISS University in Rome, says "everybody" expects Silvio Berlusconi to be ousted from the Italian Parliament, and discusses the impact this would have on reforms.
Bob McKee, chief economist at Independent Strategy, casts doubts on the sustainability of the U.K.'s recovery, as the housing market remains "lumpy."
Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero says the euro was a "straightjacket" for Spain at the beginning of the crisis.
Keith Brown, Scotland's minister for Transport and Veterans, defends Scotland's independence bid and refutes claims its economy would be weakened, due to the country's rich resources.
European equities closed lower on Tuesday following worse-than-expected U.S. consumer confidence data and mixed corporate earnings, which saw Remy Cointreau and Hugo Boss fall.
The latest deal with China over Greece's largest container shipping port signals strong confidence in the country, the Greek shipping minister said.
Euclid Tsakalotos, member of the Greek parliament for Syriza, discusses the Greek bailout and says creditors hope the country is not on track, as it allows them to pile on the pressure for more reforms.
Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero says the problem with the euro zone is that its monetary policy pre-crisis was designed to aid Germany, rather than other countries like Spain.
The recovery in commercial real estate has lagged that of residential in the U.K., says Jeffrey Rubin, the chief financial officer of Movehut, an online portal for commercial property.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of oil research at BNP Paribas, says the interim Iran nuclear deal is "much ado about nothing" and oil prices will still rise.
Matthew Lawrence, a research fellow at the U.K.'s Institute for Public Policy Research, discusses a forthcoming law to cap the astronomic interest rates lenders can charge on so-called payday loans.
European equities closed higher on Monday, after an historic deal was struck over Iran's nuclear program.
The Iran deal is "very much a first step" in solving the nuclear standoff between the Middle Eastern country and western powers, says Richard Mallinson of Energy Aspects.
Luke Hildyard, head of research at High Pay Centre, discusses the upcoming Swiss referendum on the 12:1 pay ratio, and says that executives whining about the pay cap is "a bit vulgar."