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Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International and Andrew Peaple, deputy European editor at the Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street, comment on the ECB stress tests.
Ian Fogg, senior analyst and head of mobile at IHS, comments on Nokia following its unveiling of six new products, and expects the smartphones to go head-to-head with Samsung and Sony.
Nokia revealed six new products on Tuesday in Dubai, including smartphones and tablets, but Stephen Elop said the unveiling was unrelated to the Microsoft acquisition, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din.
Juan Bejar Ochoa, CEO of FCC, discusses Bill Gates' announcement that he has taken a stake in the company, and how it has improved liquidity.
European shares closed higher on Tuesday following the latest U.S. labor report, which while disappointing, encouraged investors' hopes that the Federal Reserve will delay tapering off its monthly asset purchases.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, discusses U.K construction, which is beginning the pick-up, especially in the housing sector, and expects it to continue through the rest of this year into 2014.
Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, says that while Turkish banks have underperformed European peers over the summer months, the worse is over for them now.
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, expects oil prices to fall, as supply is "bursting out" but demand remains sluggish.
European shares closed near five-year highs on Monday, helped by gains from Philips and SAP, as well as encouraging U.S. housing data.
Antonio Pires de Lima, Portugal's economy minister, reiterates Portugal's commitment to reach its deficit target and says the government has made sure to comply with the constitution when drafting its budget.
Henri Proglio, chairman and CEO of EDF, is confident the group will avoid overrunning on the construction of the U.K.'s Hinkley Point nuclear plant.
Edward Davey, U.K. secretary of state for energy, comments on the energy market following the announcement of a nuclear deal with EDF.
Olusegun Aganga, Nigerian minister of industry, trade and investment, says the Nigerian government has "an industrial revolution planned" as well as a "strong, robust" macro-economic background.
European equities staged a broad-based rally to close higher on Friday, as investor confidence was buoyed by Chinese growth data and expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep monetary stimulus unchanged for months.
Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at JP Morgan Funds, charts how even if the U.S. wouldn¿t have "technically defaulted" on October 17, a lack of deal would have resulted in recession and "chaos".
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the Chinese economy following the release of a better-than-expected GDP data.
George Osborne, U.K. finance minister, says that the Chinese could become the majority owners of a British nuclear power plant.
Mark Williams, chief Asia economist at Capital Economics, says that Chinese data over the summer has been positive, which should result in an acceleration of growth in the third quarter.
European equities closed narrowly higher on Thursday, with investors underwhelmed by U.S. lawmakers finally reaching a deal to lift the country's borrowing limit.
Michael Gayed, co-portfolio manager at ATAC Inflation Rotation Fund, says that if the "incredible bull run" in equities continues, the rotation out of developed markets and into emerging ones should accelerate.